Topic: Ato

SNCF to launch driverless mainline train by 2023

French railway operator SNCF is planning to introduce prototypes of driverless mainline trains for freight and passengers services by 2023. Soon after that, the trains will become operative as regular services, the company announced on...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Rio Tinto's autonomous freight train

First fully autonomous train ride in Australia

Rio Tinto has successfully completed the first fully autonomous rail journey at its iron ore operations in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The nearly hundred kilometer pilot run was completed without a driver on...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
OBB freight train

Test track for autonomous trains in Austria

Austria has prepared a 25-kilometer long stretch of railway for the testing of autonomous trains in a realistic environment. The Ministry of Traffic supports the project with 16 million Euros. The line is situated between...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen