The Genoa research centre develops tools for the design of signalling systems for railway, underground and rail and tram stations. The safety of railway circulation means protecting human life and is based on advanced technologies. The introduction of new technologies to the world of railway signalling, such as techniques and algorithms for the numerical analysis of the electrical command and control signals of station yard units, implemented by Sirti, allow railway operators to reduce the number and the types of equipment in the station yard, hence also simplifying management of the relative maintenance. Savings are obtained thanks to the unique features of the innovative, compact and scalable systems.
Railway safety systems
The centre created systems for the connection of signals, switches, binary circuits and relay rooms, to ACC-M (Computer-Based Interlocking) and CTC (Centralised Traffic Control) systems. The latter, in particular, is based on the latest hardware and software technologies and, in addition to performing remote command and control functions, also carries out diagnostic functions, management of public warning systems and timetable management. In its ACC (Computer-Based Interlocking) equipment, Sirti used innovative techniques of numerical processing of signals in the “peripheral location”, i.e. the part of the equipment that commands and controls electrically: switches, level crossings, signals, binary circuits, present in the station yard.