Testing the first driverless suspension train

The first driverless suspension train was successfully tested in China. The train is capable of carrying 300-400 passengers (up to 10 thousand passengers in one hour), informs railway magazine «Railway Supply» referring China Railway Science & Industry Group Co., Ltd. website.

driverless suspension train
Picture: China Railway Science & Industry Group Co., Ltd.

The possibilities of transporting passengers by this type of transport are two times less than those of the metro, however, the construction of metro lines requires three times more funding.

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