SIGNAL+DRAHT | Ausgabe 01-02/2020

Great visions and practical implementation – What is the position with the LST?

Februar 2020 | Roland Albert

Seldom were the expectations of the paper on the Control and Safety Technology (LST) for modal transfer to rail higher. Thus, the ETCS rollout in Germany generated a lot of attention, even outside the circle of the professionals who were actually involved. But what role can and should rail traffic play in the future? What communication systems are needed for a sustainable modernisation of the LST? What is the state of affairs in automated driving (ATO)? And what is the opinion of private railway infrastructure managers on the subject of ETCS?...