Topic: ATO

Driverless monorail makes debut in China

A fully automated, driverless monorail opened in Wuhu in Eastern China, a first in the country. It is equipped with Automatic Train Operation (ATO) GoA 4, and is developed by a joint venture of Alstom...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

DB Cargo and ProRail start ATO testing

A new Automatic Train Operation (ATO) test project started this month on the Dutch Betuwe route. It is a German-Dutch cooperation which will run until the end of 2025. The project includes a one-year test...Read more
|Comment|author: Paul van den Bogaard

Hamburg S-Bahn to run trains with ATO and ETCS

Alstom will deliver 64 new Class 490 S-Bahn vehicles for Hamburg with Automatic Train Operation. This will be Germany’s first implementation of ATO in automation level 2 for new S-Bahn vehicles. They are scheduled to...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

Taxirail: the future for regional rail?

InterviewSmall, autonomous vehicles on the rails, which run seven days a week and 24 hours a day. That is the concept of Taxirail, and according to Project Director Régis Coat, it might be the future...Read more
|1 comment|author: Esther Geerts