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   Automatic train control  evaluated  
State-of-the-art information and communication technologies allow for an automated driverless operation of insular mass transit systems. In long-term such options exist for railway operation in general. Energy efficiency effects can be achieved through general optimisation of driving style and traffic flows.
Technology field: Energy efficient driving
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no data available Application outside railway sector (this technology is railway specific)
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References / Links:  Hohnecker 1999;  Nau, Carnot 1999
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 date created: 2002-10-09
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