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IRJ at RailLive, Bilbao: Belgian rail freight operator Lineas is seeking partners to join its autonomous rail freight project.
SBB Cargo is set to trial Voith’s CargoFlex Type Scharfenberg automatic freight coupling on five wagons in mixed service beginning in January 2019.
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…
ISTANBUL celebrated the opening of its first driverless metro line and the second metro line on the Asian side of the city on December 15, when president Mr Recep Erdoğan…
A majority in the Danish parliament, including the government and two other parties, has decided that the operation and maintenance of the Copenhagen S-Train network will be put out to…
GLOBAL mining company Rio Tinto provided updates on progress with its AutoHaul driverless train project and plans for upcoming capital expenditure on its heavy-haul iron-ore rail network in the Pilbara…
GLOBAL mining company Rio Tinto announced on October 2 that it has successfully completed its the first fully-autonomous trip on its heavy-haul rail network in the Pilbara region of Western…
GLOBAL mining company Rio Tinto says automation of its Western Australia Pilbara iron ore heavy-haul rail network (Autohaul) is progressing well, with around 20% of all train kilometres now operating…
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