TrainProtectionElement vs ETCS
It must be clarified how ETCS based systems shall be modelled. In particular, the usage of
<trainProtectionElement> for ETCS based systems should be questioned.
The discussion was initiated at the railML ETCS use case working group meeting on February 26, 2021 (see [https://www.railml.org/en/event-reader/railml-is-etcs-telco-2021-02-26.html]).
- Forum discussion
- Trac ticket
- Wiki documentation
- IS:trainProtectionElement: [https://wiki3.railml.org/wiki/IS:trainProtectionElement]
Proposed solution railML 3.2
<trainProtectionElement> shall only be used for national and/or legacy train protection systems. ETCS based systems must not be modelled using
This has to be clearly documented in the element annotations.