Aspects on fire detection system for high speed railway systems

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Aspects on fire detection system for high speed railway systems


Author: Du, Xianpeng
Title: Aspects on fire detection system for high speed railway systems
Degree: M.Eng.
Year: 2016
Subject: Fire prevention.
Railroads -- Safety measures.
Hong Kong Polytechnic University -- Dissertations
Department: Dept. of Building Services Engineering
Pages: 89 pages : color illustrations
Language: English
Abstract: In this paper, a fire detection system for high speed railway system will be discussed. High speed railway system is convenient for passenger, rolling stocks running on rail track built especially for high speed transportation. With more and more traveler choose high speed railway as their first choice of travel, fire safety for such systems should not be neglected. For different countries like Japan, French, German and China, the standard for high speed railway system share similar requirements for fire safety of rolling stocks and transportation system of high speed rail. But an advance fire detection system is not a compulsory item. Video detection also will be discussed and tested in this paper. A suitable fire detection system for high speed railway tunnels and terminals will be concluded at the end of this paper. Because the passenger volume in high speed railway terminal is large, the evacuation strategy is also important, due to the limitation of time period, evacuation issue will be discussed in the literature review part.

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