Automatic train protection

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ATP switchboard in a Taiwan Railways Administration DR2700 series carriage

Automatic train protection (ATP) is a type of Train Protection System that enforces obedience to signals and speed restrictions by speed supervision, including automatic stop at signals[1].

Accidents and ATP[edit]

Accidents preventable by ATP[edit]

Accidents not preventable by ATP[edit]

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-10-24. Retrieved 2009-10-22. 
  3. ^ Japanese train crash kills dozens
  4. ^ Steinhauer, Jennifer; Cieply, Michael (14 September 2008). "Rail Line Says Train Ran Signal; Death Toll at 25". The New York Times. Retrieved 31 March 2010. 
  5. ^ Sicherungssystem fehlt auf der Unglücksstrecke
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  7. ^ "Train derailment, 7/12/2014, Kaloyanovets, Bulgaria (Bulgaria)". European Railway Agency. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
  8. ^ "Системата за сигурност на железниците е причинила трагедията в Калояновец". Retrieved 23 November 2014.