Patent Number: 8,870,126

Title: Method and apparatus for controlling railway safety systems

Abstract: A method and an apparatus control railway safety systems, in particular train routing systems and railway crossing systems. In order to simplify the railway line infrastructure while increasing the safety level at the same time, it is provided that the vehicle emits an RFID--radio frequency identification--signal which contains vehicle data and is read and evaluated by a device on the railway line in order to generate control input variables.

Inventors: Bock; Ulrich (Braunschweig, DE), Evers; Bernhard (Braunschweig, DE), Schnieder; Lars (Braunschweig, DE)

Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

International Classification: B61L 25/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00