ATO

IRJ at the UIC Global Signalling Conference, Milan: French National Railways (SNCF) says it will be ready to carry out main line trials with Automatic Train Operation (ATO) Grade of…
GOVIA Thameslink Railway (GTR), in cooperation with Britain’s infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) and Siemens, is claiming a world first by running the first train in passenger service on the…
Automatic Train Operation has been widely used on metro lines for decades, but the technology is now starting to unlock benefits in more challenging main line environments. Keith Barrow reports…
DUTCH infrastructure manager ProRail and rail freight operator Rotterdam Rail Feeding (RRF) have signed an agreement with Alstom to start testing automatic train operation (ATO) on a section of the…
DUTCH rail infrastructure manager Prorail plans to start trials with automatic train operation (ATO) in 2018 on the Betuweroute freight line between the port of Rotterdam and the German border…
SWITZERLAND’s Southeastern Railway (SOB), has announced it is planning a pilot project to study the viability of automatic train operation (ATO) on a mixed traffic line, the first application of…
STRATHCLYDE Partnership for Transport (SPT), which operates the Glasgow Subway, has awarded a £200m contract to a consortium of Stadler Bussnang and Ansaldo STS for the supply of 17 driverless…
IRJ at the UIC ERTMS world conference Brussels. The application of automatic train operation (ATO) in conjunction with ETCS Level 2 is being pioneered on a new line project in…

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