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Rio Tinto's billion dollar driverless train project has completed its first pit-to-port iron ore delivery in Western Australia’s Pilbara region, operating autonomously over a 280km distance.
Check it out - news is starting to filter out about the upcoming N Scale Convention in 2019.
It will be in Canberra and should be another good one too.
Here's a couple if IT related articles about rail systems in Australia:
Melbourne Metro Trains goes to Extremes to power CCTV services:
Qld budget pumps $380m into Go Card refresh:
Rio Rinto has now received approval to autonomously run trains across its Pilbara rail network.
I wonder whether the future will see the cabs in the locos with a Wall-E type driver or perhaps will it be a HAL 9000 ?
The free version of Trackside Model Railroading, April issue, is now available for people to read. Just head over to their website and login. If you don't have a login, create one as it is free and they don't spam you. The emag is a good read.
You can find it at: Click here for the eMag
The Engine Driver Android app has started an open Beta Test program.
If you are interested in trying out the latest versions on Engine Driver before everyone else, and are prepared to risk a few bugs in the app, you can now sign up as a beta tester.