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Technical Review

JR EAST Technical Review No.25-Spring 2013

We published this JR East Technical Review to provide information of our R&D. We expect more people be informed about the characteristics of our R&D, and thereby to encourage people to suggest how the progress can be made if new technologies are applied at our R&D efforts.
Special feature article
Global Trends in Radio-based Train Control Systems

Yuji Hirao
Professor, Head of the Department of System Safety,
Nagaoka University of Technology
Changing RAMS for Railways: Proposals from Japan

Masayuki Matsumoto
General Manager, Electrical & Signal Network System Dept.,
East Japan Railway Company
Network-based Signaling Development: Progress and Future Outlook

Takashi Kunifuji
Principal Chief Researcher, Advanced Railway System
Development Center,
Research and Development Center of JR East Group
Special edition paper
Overview of the ATACS Radio Train Control System

Noboru Hiura
Development of a System to Utilize Tablets for Improved Response to Abnormal Situations

Hideto Murakami, Genjiro Nagasawa, Fuminori Tsunoda and Masumi Nakamura