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Number: 701/19
Name: Data processing: vehicles, navigation, and relative location > Vehicle control, guidance, operation, or indication > Railway vehicle
Description: Vehicle control, guidance, operation, or indication wherein the electrical data processing system or calculating computer is designed to control, guide, or operate a vehicle, or its components, confined to a predetermined path defined by a track or rail.

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Class Number Class Name Patents
701/20 Railway vehicle speed control 321

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8712610 System and method for determining a characterisitic of an object adjacent to a route Apr. 29, 2014
8712611 Computerized on-board system for controlling a train Apr. 29, 2014
8712612 System for determining movement properties of a guided vehicle Apr. 29, 2014
8706327 Method and system for providing redundancy in railroad communication equipment Apr. 22, 2014
8706328 Vehicle-based switch mechanisms in fixed guideway transportation systems and methods for controlling same Apr. 22, 2014
8688314 Tuning parameter of kalman filter in a wheel inspection Apr. 1, 2014
8688297 Methods and systems for continually measuring the length of a train operating in a positive train control environment Apr. 1, 2014
8682514 Control network for a rail vehicle Mar. 25, 2014
8682511 Method for platooning of vehicles in an automated vehicle system Mar. 25, 2014
8682512 Fuel optimizing system for a mobile asset, and a related method thereof Mar. 25, 2014
8682513 Communication management system and method for a rail vehicle Mar. 25, 2014
8676411 System for grade crossing protection Mar. 18, 2014
8676410 System and method for pacing a plurality of powered systems traveling along a route Mar. 18, 2014
8668170 Railway signaling system with redundant controllers Mar. 11, 2014
8670954 Train load measuring system and method thereof Mar. 11, 2014
8662454 Method for visualizing track occupancy Mar. 4, 2014
8660723 Method for determining run-curves for vehicles in real-time subject to dynamic travel time and speed limit constraint Feb. 25, 2014
8655520 Automatic train control device and train control method Feb. 18, 2014
8655518 Transportation network scheduling system and method Feb. 18, 2014
8655540 Rail vehicle identification and processing Feb. 18, 2014
8655516 Communication system for a rail vehicle consist and method for communicating with a rail vehicle consist Feb. 18, 2014
8655515 Communication system for a rail vehicle consist and method for communicating with a rail vehicle consist Feb. 18, 2014
8655514 Systems and methods for communications based rail vehicle control Feb. 18, 2014
8651433 Method and apparatus for a hybrid train control device Feb. 18, 2014
8655517 Communication system and method for a rail vehicle consist Feb. 18, 2014
8649963 System, method, and computer software code for optimizing performance of a powered system Feb. 11, 2014
8649921 Method and electronic device for monitoring the state of components of railway vehicles Feb. 11, 2014
8649916 Control system Feb. 11, 2014
8645010 System and method for locomotive inter-consist equipment sparing and redundancy Feb. 4, 2014
8645011 Traction control system and method Feb. 4, 2014
8645047 System and method for optimizing vehicle performance in presence of changing optimization parameters Feb. 4, 2014
8630757 System and method for optimizing parameters of multiple rail vehicles operating over multiple intersecting railroad networks Jan. 14, 2014
8630758 Method and apparatus for safety protocol verification, control and management Jan. 14, 2014
8621384 Information delivery service system, in-train information delivery method, and in-train information display apparatus Dec. 31, 2013
8620497 Computer interlocking system and code bit level redundancy method therefor Dec. 31, 2013
8615110 Automated track surveying and ditching Dec. 24, 2013
8615338 Aerial tramway with monitoring of the number of passengers allowable in the tram car Dec. 24, 2013
8612071 Synchronized express and local trains for urban commuter rail systems Dec. 17, 2013
8606456 Method for propelling an articulated tracked vehicle Dec. 10, 2013
8606439 Drone vehicle Dec. 10, 2013
8606438 Rail vehicle having power limiter Dec. 10, 2013
8600590 Auxiliary power unit assembly and method of use Dec. 3, 2013
8600591 Control device and method for the operation thereof Dec. 3, 2013
8594865 Train control system Nov. 26, 2013
8589256 Method and system for creating a condition record for a linear asset Nov. 19, 2013
8589057 Method and apparatus for automatic selection of alternative routing through congested areas using congestion prediction metrics Nov. 19, 2013
8589003 System and method for controlling operations of a vehicle consist based on location data Nov. 19, 2013
8589002 Methods and systems for estimating engine fuel consumption Nov. 19, 2013
8589001 Control of throttle and braking actions at individual distributed power locomotives in a railroad train Nov. 19, 2013
8589000 System and method for reducing a penalty period for a vehicle Nov. 19, 2013

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