Electronic interlockings ensure that railways operate safely. They monitor and control train movements on the lines according to the operational requirements of the railway. Completely preassembled and tested interlockings designed, as modular containers, play a key role in cutting time and costs for installation and commissioning, and so help reduce investment costs.
Trackguard Sicas ECC electronic interlocking
Trackguard Sicas ECC (Siemens Computer Aided Signaling - Element Control Computer) offers solutions for all types of operations management systems in mass transit.
Sicas ECC interlockings monitor, set and control signals, points and routes. The clear distinction in software layers between base and application, the unambiguity of the interfaces to the hardware and the test process which is automated in all phases all make a Sicas ECC interlocking an attractive solution. The well structured system and the clearly defined interfaces ensure the simple and fully compatible replacement of components or equipment. Even many years following installation, it is still possible to keep in step with technical innovations.
Trackguard Sicas S7 electronic interlocking
The Trackguard Sicas S7 compact electronic interlocking is used where especially economical operation is necessary, for example, in mass transit (trams / LRT) and on industrial railways. Safety requirements in line with CENELEC 50128 / 50129 up to SIL 3 are met.
The Trackguard Sicas S7 electronic interlocking is based on Siemens’ proven Simatic S7 programmable logic controllers. Scalable automation solutions with this basis have established themselves as a cost-effective industrial standard. With Simatic controllers, many different control engineering tasks can be performed both flexibly and efficiently. Both work and costs can be minimized through the use of these proven standard components for rail automation.
Thanks to the modular design of both hardware and software, Trackguard Sicas S7 electronic interlockings can be adjusted and extended in line with a wide range of different requirements and environments. The widespread use of Simatic controllers throughout the world offers railway operators an advantage when it comes to the supply of spare parts.