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Automatic train operation (Dcmvgyfd)

A railroad control system that pilots a train without human guidance according to timetable information set in the system and modified by messages about current conditions. Most such systems assume a human operator on the train in case of unforeseen hazards or adverse events. (Source: Team)
Use For
Driverless train operation
Broader Term
Automatic train control (Dcmvgyf)
Narrower Terms
Jerk control (Dcmvgyfdj)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Automatic train protection (Dcmvgyfm)
Automatic train stop system (Dcmvgyfr)
Automatic train supervision (Dcmvgyfu)
Block control systems (Dcmvgyfx)
Positive train control (Dcmvgyfy)