CBTC 101: CBTC Concepts, Standards and Architectures Webinar

Learn the basic foundations of CBTC

After 140 years of using a fixed block signalling philosophy, CBTC has turned the signalling industry on its head by introducing moving block signalling; our industry is changing and CBTC is a large part of that change. In an era where CBTC is gaining industry acceptance, understanding the foundations the this technology is critical. 

But what are the foundations of this technology?

This webinar will cover the following topics:

1. What is CBTC?
2. The difference between moving block and fixed block signalling.
3. Description of the basic CBTC build blocks (ATO, ATP and ATS)
4. The different architectures as defined by IEEE 1474.3
5. CBTC standards IEEE 1474.1, 1474.2 & 1474.3.


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After 140 years of using a fixed block signalling philosophy, CBTC has turned the signalling industry on its head by introducing moving block signalling; our industry is changing and CBTC is a large part of that change. In an era where CBTC is gaining industry acceptance, understanding the foundations the this technology is critical.