14 January 2020 Europe

First Automated Driving Tests Successfully Completed By CAF Signalling On NS Units In The Netherlands

Last year, CAF Signalling successfully tested its own ATO (Automatic Train Operation) over ETCS (GoA2) in SNG trains from CAF, together with the Dutch operator NS (Nederlandse Spoorwegen). It is a very important milestone as it is the first time ATO over ETCS is tested in passenger trains running on high density lines. Due to the high occupancy of Dutch rail lines and as part of the analysis that NS is doing to optimise their operation, NS asked CAF Signalling to experiment with this new techno

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