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Automatic train protection (Dcmvgyfm)

Definition
A system that transmits information about movement authorities and speed limits from the line to the train to cause automatic braking if the train ignores the valid limits. (Source: Glossary of Railroad Operation and Control)
Use For
Train safety control systems
Broader Term
Automatic train control (Dcmvgyf)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Automatic train operation (Dcmvgyfd)
Automatic train stop system (Dcmvgyfr)
Automatic train supervision (Dcmvgyfu)
Block control systems (Dcmvgyfx)
Positive train control (Dcmvgyfy)