Railways will order for trains for 318 million autopilot
The site of public procurement is said that the JSC "Russian Railways" looking for technology developers unmanned driving trains for the subsequent introduction of the development of the Moscow and the October Railway.
have to work fast, because one of the requirements stipulated by the Railways, was the completion of the work before the end of 2019. For the development of hardware and software is planned to spend about 318 million rubles.
Interfax reports that Russian Railways unmanned technologies are already being applied. At the station Luga in the Leningrad region, for example, already uses a system of dissolution of wagons with automatic control locomotive. Deploy unmanned technology driving and maneuvering in the Railways are planning stages, but previously the senior vice-president of JSC "Russian Railways" Valentin Gapanovich said that the development of such programs is part of the company's plans for the near future. So expect that over time, the railroad "wiser" everywhere. This will solve staffing problems and reduce the workload for drivers, because in a number of non-standard situations, the autopilot will switch it over or assist the operator in difficult areas. Nevertheless, to raise qualification machinists still have.