© Ansaldo STS.0 State Released Issue Date 12.Ramasamy Lead Project Engineer Document ID 00558-BL-02-TG-08022 Rev 2.Vadivelu Sr Design Engineer R. use or disclosure to third parties without express authority is strictly forbidden.11.TPWS ON NORTH CENTRAL / NORTHERN RAILWAY Operating &Trouble Shooting Instructions for Loco Pilots Working with TPWS fitted Electric Locomotives (CENELEC DMI) Document Author Checked by Approved by K.Annamalai Design Engineer K. Reproduction. In printed form this document is UNCONTROLLED unless otherwise stamped. 2008 .2010 Page 1(12) We reserve all rights in this document and in the information contained therein.

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.................................10 RELEASE SPEED AREA ...7 PROCEDURE FOR CHANGE OF CAB AT TERMINALS.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................11 STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED FOR SWITCHING “OFF”TPWS...4 STARTING UP PROCEDURE OF TPWS ......................................................................................................CONTENTS 1 2 SALIENT FEATURES OF TPWS SYSTEM.................. In printed form this document is UNCONTROLLED unless otherwise stamped....................................12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 INDEX OF TABLES TABLE 1 ............................................................................................................................9 TOTAL LOSS OF TRACTIVE EFFORT (TLTE) ................................................................................11 RECORDING OF UNUSUAL EVENTS AND FAILURES RELATED WITH TPWS ....................................................0 State Released Issue Date 12.............................................................11......8 IN THE EVENT OF LEU ERROR AND OTHER TRACKSIDE SYSTEM PROBLEMS......................................2010 Page 3(12) We reserve all rights in this document and in the information contained therein......................... ..............................................................................................................................................5 PROCEDURE FOR PASSING AN AUTTOMATIC SIGNAL AT ‘ON’ / PASSING A SEMI AUTO SIGNAL WITH “A” MARKER LIT AT “ON”........6 POST TRIP PROCEDURE.......................................8 PROCEDURE FOR PASSING A CALLING ON SIGNAL ..........................................CONFIGURATION SWITCH DETAILS .......................................................................................8 ROLL AWAY PROTECTION ................4 PROCEDURE FOR SWITCHING ON TPWS DURING INITIAL ENERGISATION OF THE LOCO BY LOCO PILOT / SHUNTER / MAINTENANCE STAFF......................................................................................12 TPWS – A SUPPORT SYSTEM................................................................................................. © Ansaldo STS................. Reproduction...5 EVENTS IF THE ACTUAL SPEED OF TRAIN IS MORE THAN PERMITTED SPEED .......................8 BALISE MISSING/DAMAGED................9 TROUBLE SHOOTING & STEPS TO BE TAKEN IN CASE OF TPWS SYSTEM FAILURE ........................ use or disclosure to third parties without express authority is strictly forbidden..............11 SELECTING NON-LEADING (NL) MODE....10 SELECTING SHUNT MODE .......................................12 Document ID 00558-BL-02-TG-08022 Rev 2............................ EVENTS AFTER PASSING A MANUAL SIGNAL AT ‘ON’ WITHOUT AUTHORITY .....................4 ACTUAL SPEED AND PERMITTED SPEED DISPLAY IN DMI ........................................................................7 TRAIN EXITING FROM TPWS FITTED TERRITORY TO NON-TPWS TERRITORY ..............................................................................6 PROCEDURE FOR PASSING A MANUAL SIGNAL AT “ON” WITH AUTHORITY / PASSING A SEMI AUTO SIGNAL AT “ON” WITH “A” MARKER IN EXTINGUISHED CONDITION ........................ 2008 ......................................

Reproduction. 2. i. Before energization of LOCO. Wait for 2 minutes for TPWS automatic self test (during self test. Ensure all MCBs for TPWS (7nos. 6. if current Automatic Emergency brake (EB) application with EB icon displays on DMI. EB is tested by application and release). 2 PROCEDURE FOR SWITCHING ON TPWS DURING INITIAL ENERGISATION OF THE LOCO BY LOCO PILOT / SHUNTER / MAINTENANCE STAFF. Set configuration switch to desired train configuration as given in table1 as per the extant procedure iii. Press Green push button provided on the DMI panel.0 State Released Issue Date 12. Observe for CHOICE OF MISSION by looking LEVEL 0 or LEVEL 1 on DMI touch screen. On completion of Loco preparation. 2. ensure that TPWS battery switch (provided in EVC rack) is in “OFF” position. the following procedure is to be followed to switch ON TPWS. Select level 0 by pressing on touch screen of DMI. If loco is to be worked in territory not fitted with TPWS. 4.1 SALIENT FEATURES OF TPWS SYSTEM • • • • • Supervising Current speed to the Maximum Permitted Speed (MPS) Automatic Visual and Audio Warning during over speeds. In printed form this document is UNCONTROLLED unless otherwise stamped. 3. icon displays on DMI.11. 3. Ensure TPWS isolation Switch is in OFF position in the EVC Rack. All temporary speed restrictions observance will be the responsibility of the Loco Pilot. 2008 . if current speed exceeds MPS by 10 Kmph. © Ansaldo STS. 7.) inside EVC rack are in ‘ON’ condition.2010 Page 4(12) We reserve all rights in this document and in the information contained therein. Observe for Red indication lamp glowing at Driver Machine Interface (DMI) panel. Ensure that only one Driver’s cab “BL” key is switched “ON”. ii. Observe for WAITING FOR SYSTEM COFIGURATION indication. 5. Loco Pilot has to follow the G&SR. Check that TPWS Healthy Indication (Green lamp) and Emergency Brake feed back circuit healthy indication (Yellow lamp) are lit up on the DMI panel. Service brake (SB) application with SB speed exceeds the MPS by 5 Kmph. a. use or disclosure to third parties without express authority is strictly forbidden. 3 STARTING UP PROCEDURE OF TPWS Follow the given procedure to Start up TPWS 1. Energize LOCO as per extant procedure. 1. Then Press Train Validate Start Document ID 00558-BL-02-TG-08022 Rev 2. Switch ‘ON’ TPWS Battery Control Switch provided in EVC rack.

d. TPWS will be switched to FS mode automatically after passing two balises. a. d.0 State Released Issue Date 12. © Ansaldo STS. SB icon is lit and will automatically apply service brake along with traction cut off and intermittent audio alarm. e. Start the train in unfitted mode and work onwards. TPWS will switch to FS mode after passing the next balise. If loco is to be worked in TPWS fitted territory. the display is in orange If the speed exceeds MPS by 5 Kmph. • Permitted speed White bar at the analog dial. use or disclosure to third parties without express authority is strictly forbidden. Reproduction.b. Restart the EVC by switching OFF and ON the battery control switch provided in EVC. 8. In printed form this document is UNCONTROLLED unless otherwise stamped. 5 EVENTS IF THE ACTUAL SPEED OF TRAIN IS MORE THAN PERMITTED SPEED • • Speed exceeding beyond MPS. If TPWS does not switch to FS mode after passing two balises. UN c. Acknowledge by pressing. SH & NL modes are explained in Para 16 & 17 Note: If EVC self test fails at the first time. Start train in SR mode SR automatically after passing two . 4 ACTUAL SPEED AND PERMITTED SPEED DISPLAY IN DMI • Actual speed 1. SB will automatically be released if speed goes below MPS. e. 9. • Document ID 00558-BL-02-TG-08022 Rev 2. Needle indication in analog form. Press Train Validate Start c. Numerical display at the centre of the DMI 2. Press Ack. it will continue in SR mode and no action required from Loco Pilot. 2008 .11.2010 Page 5(12) We reserve all rights in this document and in the information contained therein. UN icon lits on DMI screen. Select 1 (instead of 0) b. Observe for SB (Standby) mode SB icon display. TPWS will be switched to FS mode balises in TPWS sectors.

• If the Loco pilot does not acknowledge within 5 seconds. TPWS will apply service brake and stop the train. Service brake will be released after acknowledgement by loco pilot TPWS comes in ‘ON SIGHT’ mode operation. • • • Start the train and run at a speed less than 15 Kmph. • • • 6 PROCEDURE FOR PASSING AN AUTTOMATIC SIGNAL AT ‘ON’ / PASSING A SEMI AUTO SIGNAL WITH “A” MARKER LIT AT “ON” • On passing an automatic signal at ‘ON’. © Ansaldo STS. Reproduction. Document ID 00558-BL-02-TG-08022 Rev 2. lits up. 7 PROCEDURE FOR PASSING A MANUAL SIGNAL AT “ON” WITH AUTHORITY / PASSING A SEMI AUTO SIGNAL AT “ON” WITH “A” MARKER IN EXTINGUISHED CONDITION • After getting authorization to pass EOA. EB icon is lit and will automatically apply emergency brakes along with traction cut off and continuous audio alarm. Also the continuous audio alarm will be stopped. use or disclosure to third parties without express authority is strictly forbidden.11. press icons in the following order at standstill within 200 meters of the intended (ON) signal. the “OS” (ON SIGHT) icon Press the Ack icon as a token of acknowledgement. 2008 .0 State Released Issue Date 12. EB Counter reading will increase by 1.2010 Page 6(12) We reserve all rights in this document and in the information contained therein. Press Suppress Override EOA Override Override EOA icon lits up. Accelerate the train once the brake cylinder pressure comes to zero on loco and as per extant procedure. The balise should be passed within 255 sec after Override EOA icon lits. The MPS in “ON SIGHT” mode is 10 Kmph upto next signal.• If speed exceeds MPS by 10 Kmph. In printed form this document is UNCONTROLLED unless otherwise stamped. • • • On passing the next signal in OFF position TPWS gets into FS mode automatically. EB will automatically be released if speed goes below MPS. Loco Pilot is responsible for stopping train on seeing any obstruction on the track.

EB is now released and train comes to PT (Post Trip) mode PT . Loco Pilot must check the track ahead is free. 8 POST TRIP PROCEDURE. train will trip as EOA Override facility had already lapsed. use or disclosure to third parties without express authority is strictly forbidden. though switchable balise has not yet been passed. EB icon is applied and brings the train to a stop.• On passing over a switchable balise within travelling 200m and within 255 seconds. Press Ack icon to exit from the TR mode.11. it will change to FS (Full Supervision) mode automatically. After passing two switchable balises. PT mode. In printed form this document is UNCONTROLLED unless otherwise stamped. EVENTS AFTER PASSING A MANUAL SIGNAL AT ‘ON’ WITHOUT AUTHORITY • TR The train gets tripped and TR icon appears. the mode will switch over to SR and the permissible speed becomes the MPS. • • TPWS will change to “FULL SUPERVISION” (FS) mode at the next signal at OFF position.0 State Released Issue Date 12. Now. Reproduction. SR mode appears. In that condition. 2008 . 9 TRAIN EXITING FROM TPWS FITTED TERRITORY TO NON-TPWS TERRITORY • On approximately towards end of TPWS domain “Approach Unfitted Area” message is displayed on DMI. points correctly set and follow existing signalling arrangements as per current directives. Document ID 00558-BL-02-TG-08022 Rev 2. follow the Post Trip procedure. EB • • Follow all prescribed procedures under G&SR and other relevant rules. when loco passes over a switchable balise. on crossing a balise Note: If the switchable balise is not reached within 200 meters and within 255 seconds after the selection of EOA.2010 Page 7(12) We reserve all rights in this document and in the information contained therein. the SR mode will appear at whichever condition gets earlier. Loco pilot has to run the train under his response. © Ansaldo STS. press the icons Train Validate Start in the following order • To come End Back out of Level 1 • SR Press ACK icon. will display.

TPWS will switch to FS mode after passing the first switchable balise. In printed form this document is UNCONTROLLED unless otherwise stamped. 13 BALISE MISSING/DAMAGED • If the fixed balise at the beginning of TPWS territory is missed/ damaged. 12 ROLL AWAY PROTECTION • • During train running. UN On exiting.8.7 & 3. TPWS will supervise only this speed. © Ansaldo STS. use or disclosure to third parties without express authority is strictly forbidden. Reproduction. Loco Pilot has to follow the EOA Override procedure as per para 7.) Follow the starting up procedure of TPWS as per para 3. Service brake will be released after the train comes to standstill. If the first switchable balise is missed/ damaged. 2008 . if the direction selector is moved to neutral position.11. Document ID 00558-BL-02-TG-08022 Rev 2. TPWS will switch to FS mode after passing the third switchable balise.0 State Released Issue Date 12. Loco pilot must obey the existing line side signals and speed restrictions for train movements.2010 Page 8(12) We reserve all rights in this document and in the information contained therein. Ensure the configuration switch to desired train configuration as given in table 1 as per the extant procedure (The change in configuration switch during the run will not change the On-board parameters. the FS mode will automatically be changed to UN mode and the permissible speed becomes MPS of the train. • • • • 11 PROCEDURE FOR PASSING A CALLING ON SIGNAL • Before passing a Calling ON signal. • 10 PROCEDURE FOR CHANGE OF CAB AT TERMINALS • Observe all procedures prescribed for cab changing for Loco as per operating instructions.• Press Ack icon (if not pressed within 5 sec. Insert the BL key in the second CAB and turn “ON”. If both the first and second switchable balises are missed/ damaged. service brake SB is applied and will be released only after pressing ACK). TPWS will switch to FS mode after passing the second switchable balise. Turn OFF & remove the BL key. TPWS will apply Service brake after a movement of 2 metres and stop the train. It requires stopping of the train & “START OF MISSION” procedure to be followed as per para 3.

train will trip. In case 2 consecutive balises are missed. • • 15 . Reproduction. use or disclosure to third parties without express authority is strictly forbidden. a) TROUBLE SHOOTING & STEPS TO BE TAKEN IN CASE OF TPWS SYSTEM FAILURE TPWS On-board system failure • In case of TPWS On-board system failure. • • b) EB Interface circuit failure Document ID 00558-BL-02-TG-08022 Rev 2.2010 Page 9(12) We reserve all rights in this document and in the information contained therein. Follow the Post Trip procedure as per Para 8. Service Brake is applied. Loco pilot has to close the isolating cock (fitted with micro switch) provided in both cabs under the driver brake controllers nearer to the FTIL interface Relay Box. EB will be released and loco pilot shall work train under his responsibility in ‘IS’ mode. This failure event has to be recorded on loco repair book for urgent attention. In case MA as per previous balise is available. In printed form this document is UNCONTROLLED unless otherwise stamped. no indication is provided on DMI to the Loco Pilot and MA (Movement Authority) is not updated. Loco Pilot to isolate TPWS by turning “TPWS Isolation Switch” in the EVC Cubicle to “Isolation On” position. © Ansaldo STS. DMI will show SF(System Failure) & System Faulty indication (RED Lamp) on DMI Panel will glow continuously and also a continuous buzzer sounds for 20 seconds. Loco Pilot has to select SR mode SR • as per para 3. EB will be initiated automatically and train will come to a stop. But he has to inform this event to TLC who in-turn advises the trackside maintenance staff for attending the failure.11.0 State Released Issue Date 12. Loco Pilot will not know the reason for Train Trip. train will keep moving as per MA available. There will be a message on DMI screen as “Missing Balise Group” & “MA Shortened”. 2008 .8 14 IN THE EVENT OF LEU ERROR AND OTHER TRACKSIDE SYSTEM PROBLEMS • Loco Pilot will not have any indication of failure on DMI for LEU in error mode.• In case subsequent switchable balise is missed/damaged. Loco pilot will proceed with the previous MA. In case MA as per previous balise is exhausted.

In order to have protection through TPWS by way of EB. Loco pilot should be extra vigilant since SB application is not there and train protection is available only through EB application. Loco pilot shall work train under his responsibility in ‘IS’ mode. the TPWS brake interface portion has malfunctioned. This failure event has to be recorded on loco repair book for urgent attention. • • • • 16 TOTAL LOSS OF TRACTIVE EFFORT (TLTE) • • Follow existing procedure given in Loco troubleshooting Directory (TSD). • • c) Brake Interface Relay Unit (IRU) failure • In case of internal failures in IRU.11. the maximum speed is displayed in yellow and the release speed is displayed in dark yellow (greenish) duly merged at the end. DMI will show IS mode.2010 Page 10(12) We reserve all rights in this document and in the information contained therein. Reproduction. Loco Pilot has to stop the train and close the isolating cock (fitted with micro switch) provided in both cabs under the driver brake controller nearer to the FTIL interface Relay Box. Brakes will be released and SB/EB commands of TPWS will not be executed by IRU but EB will be executed by EP relay valves. In printed form this document is UNCONTROLLED unless otherwise stamped. if the EB feed back indication (YELLOW Lamp) on DMI panel is “OFF” & Buzzer is sounded (Intermittently). TPWS should not be isolated in case of IRU is isolated. Loco pilot has to Isolate the IRU through the “Isolation switch” provided on IRU. • • Document ID 00558-BL-02-TG-08022 Rev 2. Also Loco pilot has to turn the “TPWS Isolation Switch” to “Isolation On” position. After this situation. Emergency brake will be applied in case the speed in release area is exceeded even slightly more than the release speed. There will not be any message on DMI for this situation. the release speed value is displayed on DMI in numerical/segment. © Ansaldo STS. isolate the TPWS and proceed in “IS” mode. If not succeeded.0 State Released Issue Date 12.• While running. On the external part of the speed dial. Full service and emergency brake application will take place through E70. 17 RELEASE SPEED AREA • When train is under release speed management. use or disclosure to third parties without express authority is strictly forbidden. Loco pilot shall maintain the speed within release speed permitted. 2008 .

In printed form this document is UNCONTROLLED unless otherwise stamped. Document ID 00558-BL-02-TG-08022 Rev 2. • • As far as possible the TPWS fitted loco is to be given for service with TPWS in working condition. Press the icons in the following sequence to come out from the Shunt Mode: Suppress Exit SH • 19 SELECTING NON-LEADING (NL) MODE • • Non-Leading Mode can be selected only when the train is at standstill.2010 Page 11(12) We reserve all rights in this document and in the information contained therein. 2008 . Press the icons in the following sequence to select the NL Mode: • • • Press Mode NL NL icon displays. There will not be any MPS and target distance displayed on DMI.0 State Released Issue Date 12. use or disclosure to third parties without express authority is strictly forbidden. the TPWS to be normalised only by the maintenance staff after attending the failure. Press the icons in the following sequence to come out from the NL Mode: Suppress Exit NL 20 RECORDING OF UNUSUAL EVENTS AND FAILURES RELATED WITH TPWS • All unusual events like unwanted applications of SB and EB. system failure and failure of audible alarm or any other significant issues noticed on run shall be recorded by the Loco Pilot at the end of his trip in the unusual event register maintained at the crew booking lobby.11. In case if loco arrives with TPWS in isolated condition. Acknowledge the shunt mode by pressing Ack icon. Maximum permitted speed is 10 kmph is SH mode Press the icons in the following sequence to select the Shunt Mode. tripping of train. stepping up of EB counter.18 SELECTING SHUNT MODE • • SHUNT Mode can be selected only when the train is at standstill. Reproduction. • • • Press Mode Select SH icon displays. © Ansaldo STS.

the following steps are followed to switch off TPWS. Even though the train is fitted and running with TPWS working.0 State Released Issue Date 12. Don’t Switch ‘OFF’ the TPWS MCB’s. 22 TPWS – A SUPPORT SYSTEM TPWS is a support system to the loco pilot and the system would intervene only when the loco pilot is not able to react to unsafe situations.21 STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED FOR SWITCHING “OFF”TPWS (This procedure is to be followed whenever LOCO is stabled in de-energized condition) In addition to the normal procedure of De-energizing the Loco. use or disclosure to third parties without express authority is strictly forbidden. © Ansaldo STS. Table 1 .11.2010 Page 12(12) We reserve all rights in this document and in the information contained therein. the loco pilot is solely responsible for running of the train. Reproduction. • Switch ‘OFF’ TPWS Battery Control Switch provided in TPWS EVC Cubicle. The loco pilot shall continue to follow the existing operational procedures and General & Subsidiary Rules of North Central Railway obeying the line side signals and all temporary and permanent speed restrictions during running of trains. • • • Don’t Switch ‘OFF’ the TPWS main MCB. In printed form this document is UNCONTROLLED unless otherwise stamped. 2008 .Configuration Switch Details Train Configuration Position C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 C7 C8 Maximum Permissible Speed of the Train (KMPH) 110 110 110 110 130 130 130 130 Train Composition (Number of coaches) 20 to 25 15 to 19 10 to 14 0 to 9 & Light Engine 20 to 25 15 to 19 10 to 14 0 to 9 & Light Engine Document ID 00558-BL-02-TG-08022 Rev 2. Don’t operate TPWS Isolation switch.