First fully automated metro line in NW China put into operation

2023-06-29 中国新闻网

The first fully automated metro line in northwest China, was put into operation in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province on Tuesday.  

The fully automated operation system has been applied to the first phase of Xi'an Metro Line 16 to automate the whole process of the train operation through the systematic linkage of signals, vehicles, communication, comprehensive monitoring, platform doors and technical equipment in the field.  

The system is also equipped with running gear, online derailment monitoring, obstacle detection and other functions to effectively improve driving safety.  

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