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Unmanned trains on Russian Railways may appear in the next two to three years. This was announced by the President of Cognitive Technologies, which is developing automated driving, Olga Uskova, reports RIA Novosti.
According to her, the first domestic prototype of the structure with the possibility of Autonomous control is ready and was presented in July in the Assembly of Railways ‘ heads.
So, the built-in system allows for speed limits of 60 kilometers per hour and at specific distances to determine the position of the shooter, light, people and other obstacles, as well as formulations which will be the hitch.
“The main competitive advantage of our solution is the ability to safely work in all weather conditions: rain, snow and fog — and in any light,” — said the Agency interlocutor, noting that thanks to the number of accidents and injuries on the roads can be reduced by 30-40 percent.
It is noted that the system also aims to improve safety on the railroad tracks and the bandwidth of marshalling yards.
The development of the railway network in Russia is provided by the national project “Integrated plan for the modernization and expansion of backbone infrastructure,” which is calculated till 2024.
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