Tram Automatic Braking Assist System

I&T Wish Tram Automatic Braking Assist System
(REF : W-0372)
Matched I&T Solution
Trial Project
Summary and Challenges
  • To develop an automatic system that assists the tram braking function which generates alert and stops the tram when the tram drivers do not apply the brake in time or effectively to stop the tram, in order to prevent collision with other trams / road vehicles / people /objects and to ensure passenger and railway safety.
  • The system shall be applicable on the busy and complicated tramway route in Hong Kong and compatible with the existing tram braking system.
  • The system shall be able to achieve the safe braking effect without compromising the current operation efficiency and regardless of the weather condition, tramcar loading and the track condition.
  • The system shall be certified by authorized body, proven safe for public transport use and recognized by relevant institutions.
Expected Outcome Development of tram automatic braking assist alert system for preventing tram collision incident.
Expected Trial Duration 18-month
Contact Information
I&T Wish Proposer:Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD)
Contact Person:Mr. CHOW Ka Kin
Position:Engineer/Railways 4/1
Tel: 2808 3716
Upload Date 2021-07-15
Closing Date 2021-07-29