CRRC Chinese Changchun Railway Vehicles announced the successful development of unmanned monorail train.
It is equipped with a motor with permanent magnets and is able to withstand 40-degree frosts. Through the use of technologies for the pilot train are also able to choose the best movement that will help to reduce the station spacing, and to increase operating efficiency, according to “people’s daily”.
The new model, partially made of carbon-fiber composite material, a quarter lighter than conventional trains, thus reducing the energy consumption of 22.7%.
CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles, the predecessor of which was the Changchun factory of passenger cars was established in 2002. It is engaged in the manufacture of railway rolling stock and urban transport. The company is one of the leading manufacturer of trains in the world, its staff exceeds 18 thousand .
A monorail train manufactured by Changchun Railway Vehicles CRRC daily carry in China a total of more than 1.3 million passengers.