During the trial run phase of a new metro line or a line extension, the operator demonstrates it is capable of operating and maintaining the system in an efficient and safe manner, according to the required specifications. Its successful completion is a precondition for the start of passenger service.
This essential phase assumes greater importance in the case of automated lines, due to the specificities of unattended metro operations. In this context, the UITP Observatory of Automated Metros has prepared a set of recommendations, published in a new Knowledge Brief. Read more →