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Products : Transportation Sector (Rail Road Application) : Data Acquisition and Control Devices : Vigilance Control Devices:Vigilance Control Devices for Diesel Electric/Electric Locomotives
Vigilance Control Devices for Diesel Electric/Electric Locomotives
      Product Details
      Salient Features
      Technical Specifications
      Product Details
Autometers Alliance Ltd offers a top-of-the-line Vigilance Control Device (VCD) that supervises the alertness of the driving crew during train movement. This device can be installed in diesel electric and electric locomotives/EMUs as a stand alone unit
      Salient Features
  • Normal driving activities function like throttle, master controller, horn, sander, loco brake, train brake, dynamic brake, headlight etc. are taken as input signals for VCD operation
  • Improves vigilance, and provides warning and brake application signals in a predefined manner
  • Records data of penalty brake application event, VCD By pass, VCD suppression in a non-volatile memory for management reviews, if required
  • Windows-based data extraction and analysis software for report generation
  • User friendly data analysis software allows to configure the unit with predefined timing cycle parameters


  • Safety of train in case of absence of driving crew
  • To create alertness in driving crew for safe train movement
  • Data analysis for management review in case of train derailment/accident
      Technical Specifications
No. of inputs 24 Nos. optically islolated input signal and 2 Nos. speed signal for speed sensor interface
Type of inputs Digital type
Indications Proving light indications, vigilance/actions/brake cycle indications, fault indication
Display 5-digit, seven segment LED display on main unit for indication of penalty brake application counter
VCD suppression Through logical zero speed, cab-status signal, brake application and multiple unit configuration
Bypass switch To bypass VCD operation
Output signal Opto-isolated signals to drive visual warnings, audio, warning and for activation of DMR and penalty brake
Data storage Sufficient storage of event (7000) and fault data into non-volatile memory
Data analysis Through Windows-based Data Extraction and Analysis software to analyse avant & fault data
PC connectivity Through standard RS-232/USB port
Operating power supply 50-140 VDC
Driver Display LCD display, LED indications & operative control buttons on the driver panel
Standards IEC-60571,IEC 61000-4-2,3,4,6,8 & CISPR 11