How to Control Junctions in Sessions

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DotPoint.JPG Junctions can be controlled by Session Rules during the running of a Session.


The following applications give examples of using Session Rules to control junctions.

Application 1: Presetting Junctions

Binoculars.PNG The Scenario:

When a consist reaches a trigger, the junctions ahead are set and configured (e.g. locked/unlocked, AI control allowed/disallowed).

RulesWiki.PNG Rules Used:


Screenshot.PNG Session Editor Screenshot:

SetJunctions.JPG


Explanation.PNG Description:

  • Line 1: Trigger Check The event is triggered when the consist reaches a trigger. This executes the following rule.
    • Line 2: Set Junctions Sets selected junctions to set directions and specifies the level of control by the users and AI.


For example:-

SetJunctionsList.JPG


Application 2: Asking the User to Set Junctions

Binoculars.PNG The Scenario:

A consist has been halted at a trigger placed in front of a junction. The user will be asked to set that junction and the following junction before the consist can proceed.

Conditions.PNG Preconditions:


RulesWiki.PNG Rules Used:


Screenshot.PNG Session Editor Screenshot:

TestJunctions.JPG


Explanation.PNG Description:

  • Line 1: Wait on Navigation Point The event is triggered when the consist halts at the navigation point assigned to the trigger. This executes the following rules simultaneously
    • Line 2: Message Popup Displays a message window asking that the next two junctions be manually set.
    • Line 3: Multiple Junction Alignment Check tests the switch directions of the next two junctions and waits until they are aligned as specified.
JunctionSettings.JPG
Checking junction switch settings

The following line is executed only if the junctions are set correctly

  • Line 4: Message Popup Displays a message window stating that the junctions are now correctly set.



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