• Automated locomotive completes first trip - France

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  by David Benton
 
"FRANCE: ‘A semi-autonomous train’ has run ‘under real operating conditions’ on the 16 km Longwy – Longuyon line in eastern France, national operator SNCF announced on December 16.

The trip took place under GoA2 (automated operation with a driver in the cab) on October 29, using a modified four-axle BB27000 Prima locomotive with fully automated acceleration and braking functions. The line is equipped with ERTMS."

https://www.railwaygazette.com/technolo ... 2020201218

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