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ATP switchboard in a Taiwan Railways Administration DR2700 series carriage
Automatic Train Protection notice

Automatic train protection (ATP) is a type of train protection system which continually checks that the speed of a train is compatible with the permitted speed allowed by signalling, including automatic stop at certain signal aspects. If it is not, ATP activates an emergency brake to stop the train.[1] ATP systems are now a legacy, defunct technology that has been superseded throughout Europe and internationally by the European Rail Traffic Management System.[2]

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Accidents and ATPEdit

Accidents preventable by ATPEdit

Accidents not preventable by ATPEdit

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  9. ^ "Train derailment, 7/12/2014, Kaloyanovets, Bulgaria (Bulgaria)". ERail.ERA.Europa.eu. European Railway Agency. Archived from the original on 30 January 2016. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  10. ^ "Системата за сигурност на железниците е причинила трагедията в Калояновец". Starazagora.UTRA.bg. Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 23 November 2014.