Home > Science and technology > Car and transportation
Reading time estimate: 2 min

The world's first fully automatic train was launched in Germany

BingMag.com The world's first fully automatic train was launched in Germany

Siemens and the German National Railways (Deutsche Bahn) this week introduced the world's first driverless and fully automatic train in the city of Hamburg. "With automated rail operations, we can provide our passengers with a wider, more reliable and therefore better service without the need for even one kilometer of rail," said Richard Lutz, CEO of Deutsche Bank (DB). Although several airports around the world have driverless monorail terminals and Paris has driverless metros, the new Siemens and German Railways train is the first fully automatic train that can operate safely. Serves in the same infrastructure as human drivers.

According to Siemens, the new train is more efficient due to the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and helps the train to plan and demand travel more efficiently. To the human driver.

Four self-propelled trains are scheduled to be on the road network from September The S-Bahn extremist city iron operates in Hamburg. The train was developed as part of the German Railway Renovation Project, a $ 70 million project called the German Digital Railway Project. , A human operator will be present to ensure safety, but the new train will be fully automatic and train maneuvers, such as train bypass maneuvers, can be performed without the presence of anyone on the locomotive.

BingMag.com The world's first fully automatic train was launched in Germany

Moving the world's first fully automatic train
Credit: Siemens

Train transportation has increased in recent months and years. Because it is a clean and reliable way of traveling. For example, emissions in 1.6 km of rail travel (1 mile) are on average 80% lower than road traffic over the same distance. On the other hand, at the height of the challenges of sea and air freight due to the corona epidemic, rail freight continued to operate with relative stability.

New innovations in automated rail travel and high-speed rail lines to further enhance rail transport It will also help with climate goals and lifestyle changes after the Covid-19 epidemic.

  • The world's first hydrogen train in Germany

Cover photo: The world's first automatic train in Germany
Credit: Siemens


Source: Interesting Engineering

READ NEXT IN: science and technology / car and transportation

BingMag.com Apple's chief car engineer has left the company car and transportation

While Apple's efforts to build an electric vehicle are being pursued more seriously these days than ever, Apple's chief automotive engineer has left the company.

BingMag.com Tesla has unveiled a special cybercode for children car and transportation

. Now, although real cybercode has not yet been released, Tesla has begun silently producing something similar: cybercode for children; And this is exactly the official name of the product.

BingMag.com The Beamo XM high chassis was unveiled with a rugged and different look car and transportation

This is a new XM. The German automaker's 750-horsepower plug-in hybrid chassis car looks set to become one of the fastest, most luxurious and most expensive chassis on the market in 2022. This is a Ge

BingMag.com Nissan unveils its big ambition to become electric by 2030 car and transportation

Nissan intends to become one of the main players in the world of electric vehicles by the end of 2030 under the targeted plan of "Nissan Ambition 2030". "Nissan Ambition 2030" is the title of the Japa