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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

High Speed Railways

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
12Y2VT KZ 2 2P+0C Czech
Lecturer:
Lukáš Týfa
Tutor:
Lukáš Týfa
Supervisor:
Department of Transportation Systems
Synopsis:

High speed rail (HSR) transport characteristics and position in transportation system. HSR vehicles types and characteristics and control-command and signalling system. HSR system interoperability. Non-adhesion HSR systems. City traffic service by HSR. HSR operating points. HSR worldwide network. HSR routing and traffic conception. Specifics of HSR track construction and geometrical characteristics.

Requirements:

Knowledge of railway traffic, knowledge of layout, parameters and construction of railway lines and stations, basic knowledge of non-rail transport systems layout and traffic.

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Study Objective:

Obtaining complex knowledge in high speed rail transport as a subsystem of rail transport - specific high speed railway lines constructions, control-command, signalling and operation. Emphasis on coupling of high speed rail transport and other transport systems with aim of public transport in modal-split increase.

Study materials:

Jelen, J., Sellner, K. Svět rychlých kolejí. Vydání 1. Praha: Nakladatelství techn. lit., 1997. 163 s. ISBN 80-85884-76-3.

Krejčiříková, H. Železniční stavby - vysokorychlostní tratě (doplňkové skriptum). Vydání 1. Praha: Vydavatelství ČVUT, 2003. 53 s. ISBN 80-01-02846-1.

Note:
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