Automated Metros Observatory

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The following documents are for public viewing to offer a sample of documents produced by the UITP Observatory of Automated Metros and by its members. (Click to open the document.)

  • STATISTICS BRIEF: WORLD REPORT ON METRO AUTOMATION 2018 Download report (UITP Statistics Brief, 2019)
  • STATISTICS BRIEF: METROPOLITAN RAILWAYS IN THE WORLD 2014 – OUTLOOK AND FOCUS ON AUTOMATED METRO LINES (UITP Statistics Brief, 2015)¬†Download report
  • AUTOMATION SETS A NEW BACKGROUND, Ramon Malla (TMB), published in¬†Metro Report International,¬†March 2014 Download document
  • METRO AUTOMATION: A PROVEN AND SCALABLE SOLUTION, Miryam Hernandez (UITP), published in Eurotransport magazine,¬†2014¬† Download article
  • MEDIA BACKGROUNDER, 2012 (General document) Download document
  • METRO AUTOMATION: A LEAP AHEAD, Miryam Hernandez (UITP), published in Eurotransport magazine,¬†2012 Download article
  • AUTOMATED METRO OPERATION: GREATER CAPACITY AND SAFER, MORE EFFICIENT TRANSPORT, Ramon Malla (TMB), Ian Graham (SkyTrain), Cl√°udio Andrade (Companhia de Concess√Ķes Rodovi√°rias),¬† G√©rald Churchill (RATP), Christopher J. Cox¬† (The Metro Company) – articles published in Public Transport International magazine, May/June 2011¬† Download article
  • GRAND PARIS EXPRESS: 175KM OF ORBITAL AUTOMATED METRO TO REMODEL THE CITY, Yves Ramette, 2011 (article published in Public Transport International magazine, November/December 2011)¬†Download article


UITP MEMBERS ACCESS (Free previews for visitors for some documents)

This selection offers a sample of the wide range of studies and presentations regarding metro automation produced by the Observatory of Automated Metros and by its members (over 200 documents). A free preview of some documents is provided to visitors. UITP members can access the complete versions with their personal UITP access code.

  • KNOWLEDGE BRIEF: THE BENEFITS OF FULL METRO AUTOMATION, UITP Observatory of Automated Metros,¬†2019 – Full document
  • REPORT: SINGULARITIES FOR AUTOMATED METRO PROJECTS, UITP Observatory of Automated Metros,¬†2018 – Full document
  • WORLD REPORT ON METRO AUTOMATION (NOVEMBER 2017), Ramon Malla, 2017¬†(presentation at the UITP-CAMET Workshop on Fully Automated Metros, Beijing, 2017)¬†Full presentation
  • KNOWLEDGE BRIEF: TRIAL RUNS CRITERIA FOR AUTOMATED METRO LINES, UITP Observatory of Automated Metros,¬†2015¬†(UITP Knowledge Brief)¬†Full document
  • THE TREND TO AUTOMATION, Ramon Malla, 2013 (presentation at the 4th UITP Automated Metro Seminar, London) Full presentation
  • PERSONNEL CARE IN AN AUTOMATED LINE: WHY WE DID IT THIS WAY AT SKYTRAIN, Ian Graham, 2013 (presentation at the 4th UITP Automated Metro Seminar, London) Full presentation
  • SIGNALLING, THE WAY TO IMPROVE PERFORMANCE, Dao Dam Hieu, 2013 (presentation at the 4th UITP Automated Metro Seminar, London) Full presentation
  • WORLD-WIDE PLATFORM SCREEN DOORS STRATEGIES REGARDING INSTALLATION, SERVICE AND OPERATION, G√©rald Churchill, RATP, 2012 (presentation at the 1st UITP Local Rail Summit, Warsaw) Preview | Full presentation
  • GAP DEFINITIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS, UITP Observatory of Automated Metros, 2010 – Full document
  • S√ÉO PAULO LINE 4 EXTENSIONS, Paula Bonelli, 2012 (presented during the 3rd UITP Automated Metro Seminar, Paris) Preview | Full presentation
  • PASSENGER INFORMATION TREND, Philip Wong, MTR, 2012 (presentation at the 3rd UITP Automated Metro Seminar, Paris) Preview | Full presentation
  • SQUEEZING PERFORMANCE OF UTO LINES, Andreas May, VAG, 2012 (presentation at the 3rd UITP Automated Metro Seminar, Paris) Preview | Full presentation
  • UTO CAPACITY (MAXIMIZING SYSTEM CAPACITY WITH UNATTENDED TRAIN OPERATION – THE SKYTRAIN STORY), Vic Friesen, Skytrain, 2012 (presentation at the 89th UITP Metropolitan Railways Assembly, Montreal) Preview | Full presentation
  • All presentations from past editions of the UITP Automated Metro Seminar:
    4th Automated Metro Seminar
    (London, 2013)
    3rd Automated Metro Seminar
    (Paris, 2012)
    2nd Automated Metro Seminar
    (Barcelona, 2010)
    1st Automated Metro Seminar
    (Nuremberg, 2009)