Re: [SystemSafety] underground trains without drivers

From: David Haworth < >
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2013 11:59:43 +0100

Part of the Nürnberg U-Bahn (U2 and U3) is driverless.

Some of the trains have a "service operator" on board who is a qualified driver, but who acts more like a guard. Other trains are fully driverless.

I think U1 still has drivers.


On 2013-01-24 09:49:06 +0100, Gergely Buday wrote:
> Hi there,
> what is the current trend on to employ or not to employ drivers on
> underground trains that would be capable of running automatically,
> and/or with central control? I guess people usually stick to see a
> human being in control.
> And, is there a track record of accidents of driverless trains?
> Gergely Buday

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