Topic: Automatic Train Operation (ATO)

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

Transport for London support extended

Transport for London (TfL) will receive extended support from the UK Government until 11 December 2021. An agreement of 1.08 billion pounds (around 1.3 billion euros) was made on Tuesday, 1 June. One of the...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts
Simon Fletcher, director Europe at UIC

‘Delay in roll-out ERTMS is no disaster’

The fact that the roll-out of the European train control system ERTMS is behind schedule is no disaster according to Simon Fletcher, director Europe at the international rail organisation UIC. He said this in a...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts