Topic: Automatic Train Operation (ATO)

Taxirail: the future for regional rail?

Small, autonomous vehicles on the rails, which run seven days a week and 24 hours a day. That is the concept of Taxirail, and might be the future of small, regional lines with low passenger...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

Unmanned passenger train on tracks in Moscow

The first automated passenger train was rolled out on the Moscow Central Circle, a railway line that encompasses the city. Russian Railways (RZD) plans to perform a series of tests with obstacles. It is expected...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko