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JR Kyushu Developing Autonomous Trains

JR Kyushu is developing an automated system for train operation without condoctors. This is seen as preparatory measure as the nation faces a declining workforce amidst the nation’s depopulation. The company aims to test the system by the fiscal year of 2021. The computer system will reflect location information, speed, weather and other factors to calculate the most efficient and safe operation. Source: Nikkei Shimbun, 10/8/2019

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Published: Oct 16, 2019 / Last Updated: Oct 16, 2019