Interfacing Electrification and System Reliability

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Integration is the term given to ensuring that the different elements of an electrified railway operate together to achieve the desired result. This is particularly problematic where interfaces exist between the high power electrification distribution or traction systems, and the low power signalling and communications control systems.

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