Railway - Master Controller EN 50155 & EN 45545

Master Control Unit

The pictured master controller is used as a instruction element in railway vehicles. It can be divided into three main components.

  1. Master / Brake controller
    Setpoint setting in the driving Power- /Brakearea with integrated deadman function by pushing down of the grab handle.
  2. Selector switch
    Choise of the operating condition “R” / “O”/ “*” / “V” / “N”
  3. Key switch
    Approval of the master controller. Operating states: setting “0” and “1”

Technical data

Measurement according to scale drawing M4043
Mechanical life 10 Mio. Switching operations
Weight approx. 9,5 kg
Storage temperature -30°C to + 70°C
Operation temperature -25°C to + 70 °C
Degree of protection (front) IP40
Degree of protection (in housing) IP00