Train Movement Control Systems
Brief Description
The Train Movement Control Systems short course will provide you with a better understanding of Train Movement Control Systems (TMCSs) and their importance in ensuring safety in railway operations.
The course covers various aspects of train movement control and sociotechnical systems, as well as current signalling procedures that are used. You will also gain a working knowledge of the institutionalisation and economics of TMCS, conditions monitoring systems and the state of railway safety in South Africa and abroad. The course also provides you with an opportunity to gain practical skills by means of on-site and/or real-world case studies for application.
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to understand Train Movement Control and socio-technical systems as well as signalling in SA.
Course Content
  • Overview of Train Movement Control Systems
  • Railways as socio-technical systems
  • State of safety in SA
  • Institutionalising TMCS
  • Railway economics and TMCS
  • Train control systems
  • Conditions monitoring systems
  • Principles in TMCS
  • History of signalling
  • Signalling in SA
  • Class assignments
  • Field trip/site visit
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have a Matric, Diploma and/or Degree.
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Catalogue and Category:
Engineering and Technology Management
Who Should attend:
This course is ideal for you if you are a TFR, TE and RSR employee.
Delivery Mode:
Contact Sessions
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