Presentation 2004/10/19
A View of the Safety and Reliability in Railways of Japan
Katsuji AKITA, Takahiko OGINO, Yuji HIRAO,
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Abstract(in English) For 130 years, the Japanese Railways have achieved satisfactory operating results based upon a deterministic view of risk. However, a railway operation consists of many subsystems and it is disturbed by natural disasters and human errors. In order to effectively maintain such a large-scale complicated system, considering optimal balance of safety, reliability, availability, and maintainability, a deductive approach, such as PSA, would be necessary. We present the current conditions of the safety and the reliability of Japanese railways in general. Also we present a new study plan of system that monitors conditions and locations of moving passengers, running trains, and ground facilities/constructions, in order to increase efficiency and convenience together with sufficient safety, reliability, availability and maintainability.
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Keyword(in English) Safety / Reliability / Availability / Maintainability / PSA / CyberRail
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Title (in English) A View of the Safety and Reliability in Railways of Japan
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Keyword(1) Safety
Keyword(2) Reliability
Keyword(3) Availability
Keyword(4) Maintainability
Keyword(5) PSA
Keyword(6) CyberRail
1st Author's Name Katsuji AKITA
1st Author's Affiliation Railway Technical Research Institute()
2nd Author's Name Takahiko OGINO
2nd Author's Affiliation Railway Technical Research Institute
3rd Author's Name Yuji HIRAO
3rd Author's Affiliation Railway Technical Research Institute
Date 2004/10/19
Paper # SSS2004-25
Volume (vol) vol.104
Number (no) 376
Page pp.pp.-
#Pages 4
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