The Feasibility Case for Converting Existing Heavy Metro Systems to Driverless Operation

@inproceedings{Thomas2006TheFC,
  title={The Feasibility Case for Converting Existing Heavy Metro Systems to Driverless Operation},
  author={Philippe Thomas},
  year={2006}
}
  • Philippe Thomas
  • Published 2006
  • Engineering
  • This paper describes how, Bill Gates once said that “The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.” The concepts and principles of driverless metro systems are well established, especially when applied to Automated People Movers and new build Metro Systems. Driverless operation can deliver significant operational… CONTINUE READING

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