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advanced train control system(Noun)
A system designed to give assistance to train, to prevent collisions and to manage train flow.
Advanced Train Control System
An Advanced Train Control System, usually called ATCS, is a system of railroad equipment, designed to ensure safety by monitoring locations of trains and locomotives, providing analysis and reporting, and automation of track warrants and similar orders. ATCS specifications are published by the Association of American Railroads, and are designed to document the stated requirements of railroad operational and technical professionals concerning ATCS hardware and software. These specifications are designed to facilitate compatibility and standardization without limiting the internal design approaches of individual suppliers.
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