Urban rail technology news
News about the last urban technology and innovations around the world.
CHINA: Later this year passengers in Beijing will be able to use ticket gates incorporating facial recognition which have been developed by BII Railway Transportation Technology. The gates offer two operating modes. In the ... more
WAYFINDING: Cubic Transportation Systems is developing augmented reality technology for mobile devices with the aim of enhancing the public transport user experience for passengers with disabilities. While transport operators ... more
BELGIUM: Keolis has begun testing a NAVYA electric autonomous shuttle in Han-sur-Lesse. It will initially operate on a 500 m route linking car parks to the Cave Domaine speleological tourist attraction, before being extended ... more
BULGARIA: Czech manufacturer CZ Loko has built two MUV 74 M-S track maintenance vehicles for use on the Sofia metro. One vehicle is equipped with a work platform for access to the overhead electrification equipment. The other ... more
GERMANY: A Combino tram equipped for experimental autonomous operation is to be demonstrated by Siemens Mobility and Potsdam transport operator ViP during InnoTrans 2018. The Combino tram will undertake autonomously-driven ... more