Review of Safety Assessment System on Urban Rail Transit

  • Songxue GaiEmail author
  • Xiaoqing ZengEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 127)


Safety is increasingly important for software based, critical systems of urban rail transit. This paper reviews and compares the advantages and disadvantages of various security assessment methods from qualitative, quantitative and comprehensive aspects. These methods are widely used in the field of practical safety assessment.


Safety assessment Urban rail transit Railway risk assessment 



The project is supported by Tongji University open foundation for traffic science and Engineering (Grant No. 2016J012304), and by Shanghai Metro Line 17.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Key Laboratory of Road and Traffic Engineering of the Ministry of EducationTongji UniversityShanghaiChina

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