QoS Performance Evaluation Methods for High-Speed Railway Mobile Communication

  • Dan Fei
  • Lei Xiong
  • Jianqiang Wu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 246)


In recent years, the high-speed railway has achieved rapid development in China. To ensure the operation security of high-speed trains, providing reliable communication services is the basic requirement. Since the complex radio propagation environment, the research on the high-speed wireless communication system performance evaluation methods has caused the concern of related researchers. In this paper, we introduce a new method, hardware-in-the-loop simulation (HILS) to measure and evaluate the system QoS (Quality of Services) performance in different mobile speed. We build the simulation system with a radio channel emulator and the GSM-R (Global System for Mobile Communication for Railway) network. In addition, we accomplish an accurate emulation of the propagation environment of Beijing–Shanghai high-speed railway testing segment with actual measured data. Based on this, we finally get the conclusion that the mobile speed has little impact on CSD (Circuit Switched Data) QoS performance, while affects GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) QoS performance obviously.


Packet Loss Ratio Mobile Speed Testing Segment Transfer Delay HILS System 
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This research was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant (No.61222105), the Key grant Project of Chinese Ministry of Education(No.313006), the Program for Changjiang Scholars and Innovative Research Team in University under Grant (IRT0949), the Beijing Jiaotong University basis research Grant (2010JBZ008), the State Key Laboratory of Rail Traffic Control and Safety (RCS2011ZZ002), Beijing Municipal Natural Science Foundation under Grant (4112048), Interdiscipline cooperation projects of the New-Star of Science and Technology supported by Beijing Metropolis, under grant no. xxhz201201.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Rail Traffic Control and SafetyBeijing Jiaotong UniversityBeijingP.R. China

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