French railways to run driverless trains within five years


The French railways operator, the SNCF, has announced it will begin introducing fully automated driverless trains on long-distance passenger and freight services by 2023, although initially with a standby human presence in the command cabin.

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France’s national railway operator SNCF has announced plans to introduce prototypes of driverless mainline trains for passengers and freight by 2023, reports The Guardian.