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Topic: Automatic-train-operation-ato

B07 train on Docklands Light Railway, source: Wikipedia

CAF supplies 43 driverless trains to London

Transport for London (TfL) has chosen a supplier for new rolling stock to be operated on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR). Spanish company CAF will deliver 43 five-car driverless trains. The deal also includes technical...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Mitsubishi driverles train in Doha Metro, source: Mitsubishi Corporation

Doha Metro opened for preview service

Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) has launched Doha Metro one year ahead of schedule. The 13-station section of the Red Line was opened for a preview service in order to provide testings and receive the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Thales drones, source: Thales

Thales develops drones for autonomous trains

French technology group Thales is developing a concept of special drones for Automatic Train Operation (ATO). The air vehicles will be equipped with advanced optronics, infra-red sensors and other integrating leading technologies. The drones will...Read more
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Alstom Metropolis train for Montreal, source: Alstom

Alstom discloses train design for Greater Montreal

Alstom has unveiled the design of a Metropolis train developed for the Réseau express métropolitain (REM) automatic light-metro service in Greater Montreal. The combination of white, green and black colours allows a train to fuse with...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Swiss train control centre, source: SBB

‘ERTMS will constitute backbone of ATO’

“Rail has been the main land transport mode in the world for more than 100 years. This is not the case anymore,” considers Matthias Ruete, ERTMS coordinator of the European Commission. In order to turn...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Vityaz self-driving tram, source: Cognitive Technologies

Russia tests its first self-driving tram

Russian companies PC Transport Systems and Cognitive Technologies are working together on the development of a fully autonomous tram for Russian and foreign markets. The two-month trials of the self-driving vehicle will start soon in...Read more
|1 comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko