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Stephen K Nickles, Michael J Hawthorne, John E Haley, Bryan M McLaughlin, Marshall G Beck: Method of optimizing train operation and training. New York Air Brake Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, November 7, 2000: US06144901 (107 worldwide citation)

A method of optimizing train operation includes determining conditions of location, track profile and train forces of the train. Next, a set of preliminary train restraint operating parameters are determined from the determined conditions. Also, at least one of a set of preliminary train optimizable ...


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Kevin B Root, Bryan M McLaughlin, Dale R Stevens, Jon M Marra, Stephen K Nickles, Michael J Hawthorne: Integrated train control. New York Airbrake Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, July 11, 2006: US07073753 (46 worldwide citation)

An integrated train control system (FIGS. 1 and 6) is a combination of systems including: EP-60 (FIG. 2) CCBII (FIG. 3), Wired DP (FIG. 4), and LEADER (FIG. 5). The integrated train control system (FIG. 6) includes a master controller (MMI) cooperating with features of EP-60, CCBII, LEADER, and Wire ...


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James R Truglio, Bryan M McLaughlin: Variable load EP brake control system. New York Air Brake Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, September 2, 1997: US05662389 (37 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling brakes of a car having electropneumatic brake valves, by determining the weight of the car and calculating the ratio of brake cylinder pressure to train brake command for the car using the weight of the car. Brake cylinder pressure is then determined using the brake train com ...


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Bryan M McLaughlin, James R Truglio: Electropneumatic pilot adapter. New York Air Brake Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, October 14, 1997: US05676431 (15 worldwide citation)

An adaptor or retrofit unit which is placeable between a pipe bracket and the service portion of a brake control valve which includes brake pipe passage, brake cylinder passage, auxiliary reservoir passage, emergency reservoir passage and an exhaust retainer passage which interconnects the correspon ...


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Anthony W Lumbis, Bryan M McLaughlin, Dale R Stevens, Arnold W Knight: Automatic electric trainline safety interlock. New York Air Brake Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, October 7, 1997: US05673876 (12 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for preventing energization or powering of an electric trainline until a test signal transmitted through the train is verified by the locomotive.


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Kevin B Root, Bryan M McLaughlin, Dale R Stevens, Jon M Marra: Integrated train electrical and pneumatic brakes. New York Air Brake Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, January 1, 2002: US06334654 (12 worldwide citation)

An integration train brake system including a single brake controller providing locomotive and train brake commands. A first control transmits a car brake signal on an electrical network for train brake commands to EP cars. A second control transmits a locomotive brake signal on the locomotive brake ...


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Kevin B Root, Bryan M McLaughlin, Dale R Stevens, Jon M Marra: Integrated train electrical and pneumatic brakes. New York Air Brake Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, November 18, 2003: US06648422 (11 worldwide citation)

An integration train brake system including a single brake controller providing locomotive and train brake commands. A first control transmits a car brake signal on an electrical network for train brake commands to EP cars. A second control transmits a locomotive brake signal on the locomotive brake ...


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Jon M Marra, Bryan M McLaughlin, James R Truglio, Dale R Stevens: Interface system for wire distributed power. New York Air Brake Corporation, March 9, 2010: US07673568 (9 worldwide citation)

A train is connected to provide wired distribution power (WDP) using at least one standard locomotive consist. The train includes a first locomotive separated from a second locomotive by a plurality of cars; and a communication train line connected to the locomotive and cars and extending through th ...


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Kevin B Root, Bryan M McLaughlin, Dale R Stevens, Jon M Marra, John J Allen: Integrated train electrical and pneumatic brakes. New York Air Brake Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, February 28, 2006: US07004550 (9 worldwide citation)

An integration train brake system including a single brake controller providing locomotive and train brake commands. An electropneumatic controller is connected to the brake controller, the train brake pipe and the locomotive brake pipe A trainline controller is connected to the electrical network A ...


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James R Truglio, Bryan M McLaughlin: Electropneumatic brake control valve. New York Air Brake Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, October 19, 1999: US05967620 (9 worldwide citation)

An electropneumatic brake control valve unit capable of operating at the interface of the emergency brake portion or the service brake portion of a standard brake control valve as a retrofit unit or operating as a stand alone electropneumatic unit. The unit includes electric valves responsive to ele ...