Global Patent Index - EP 3609763 A1

EP 3609763 A1 20200219 - METHOD, ADJUSTMENT DEVICES, AND TRACK SYSTEM FOR OPERATING SAME

Title (en)

METHOD, ADJUSTMENT DEVICES, AND TRACK SYSTEM FOR OPERATING SAME

Title (de)

VERFAHREN, STELLEINRICHTUNGEN UND GLEISANLAGE ZUM BETREIBEN DERSELBEN

Title (fr)

PROCÉDÉ, DISPOSITIFS DE RÉGLAGE ET INSTALLATION DE VOIES POUR LEUR OPÉRATION

Publication

EP 3609763 A1 20200219 (DE)

Application

EP 18727179 A 20180509

Priority

  • DE 102017209749 A 20170609
  • EP 2018061985 W 20180509

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO2018224235A1] The invention relates to a method for operating a track system (20) which comprises two or more path sections (SA1-SA5). In accordance with the invention it is provided that the path sections (SA1-SA5) are each managed by an associated path device (SE1-SE5) which allows or prohibits travel over the corresponding path section (SA1-SA5), a vehicle (10) which wishes to reach a destination (FZ) on the track system (20) sends a travel permission request (FA) specifying at least the destination (FZ), and one of the path devices (SE1-SE5), after consultation with all other path devices (SE1-SE5) whose associated path sections (SA1-SA5) would also be travelled over in order to reach the destination (FZ) - referred to hereinafter as relevant path devices (SE1-SE5) -, sends a response (AT) back to the vehicle (10), by means of which response the travel over the path sections (SA1-SA5) and the entry into the first path section (SA1-SA5) is allowed or entry into the first path section (SA1-SA5) is prohibited.

IPC 8 full level

B61L 7/06 (2006.01); B61L 21/04 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

B61L 7/06 (2013.01); B61L 21/04 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 2018224235A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

BA ME

DOCDB simple family (publication)

DE 102017209749 A1 20181213; EP 3609763 A1 20200219; WO 2018224235 A1 20181213

DOCDB simple family (application)

DE 102017209749 A 20170609; EP 18727179 A 20180509; EP 2018061985 W 20180509