Driverless systems like the one in Sydney represent the future of urban clean and efficient transport. In this article, train manufacturer Alstom answers some key questions about driverless trains. [Read more…] about Who drives a driverless train?
Alstom, a large transportation vehicles manufacturer, has won a €156 million contract from the Italian city of Turin to supply its latest generation of fully driverless metro trains.
Turin’s transportation infrastructure agency, Infra.To, actually placed the order. Infra.To is owned by the city of Turin and is one of Europe’s largest public companies.
The contract is for the supply of Alstom’s latest generation of fully driverless train-to-train CBTC system for line 1 of Turin Metro along with four new Metropolis trains. The contract includes an option for 12 more Metropolis trains. [Read more…] about Alstom wins €156 million contract for driverless metro trains in Italy
Alstom is to equip Mumbai Metro lines 2A, 2B and 7, and Pune Metro lines 1 and 2, with Urbalis 400, Alstom’s latest generation of Communications Based Train Control (CBTC) technology.
The contract for Mumbai Metro, awarded by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (DMRC), is to provide the CBTC signalling system as well as a state-of-the-art telecommunication system for the three elevated lines. The combined lengths of lines 2A, 2B and 7 make it one of the most extensive signalling projects in the country.
The signalling scope includes design, manufacture, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of Urbalis 400 and includes supply and commissioning of on-board equipment for 63 trains.