The H-Bahn, a Fully Automatic People Mover System

by Siegfried Mueller, Siemens AG, Traction Dep, Erlangen, West Ger,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Automated People Movers: Engineering and Management in Major Activity Centers


The H-Bahn suspended cabin system is the contribution of the Siemens - DUEWAG joint development venture towards solving the problem of economical public transportation. This track-bound railroad system operating on a segregated traffic level can run fully automatically under computer control. It has undergone trials on test installations. The first public installation is now being commissioned in Dortmund.

Subject Headings: Cables | Public transportation | Rail transportation | Control systems | Joint ventures | Economic factors | Railroad tracks | Automation | Germany | Europe

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