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3rd UITP Metro Conference: MetroCities: moving into the 3rd Millennium

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In the last few years, innovation in metro has often been captured by the buzz “driverless operation”. Whilst this trend towards automation of rolling stock and systems continues, there is more to innovation than this: high-tech information, ticketing and security devices, continuous mobile phone capability, loyalty schemes, wireless connections, etc.

Some highlights on the 3rd UITP Metro Conference:

Discover the latest fully automatic metro line in commercial revenue service in Lausanne

Invited keynote speaker: Jacques ROGGE, President, International Olympic Committee, talking about ‘Metro, a usual support for Olympic games’

Share the views of the most influential stakeholders of the business from the four corners of the world: Dubai, Hamburg, Montreal, Paris, New York, Tokyo, Berlin, Moscow, Barcelona, Singapore, Bilbao, …

Session outline:

The challenge of new technologies for metros

New technologies and automation as a social challenge

New technologies as cost killer and governance instrument

Innovation and automation to optimise capacity

New customer relationship: meeting the lifestyle challenges

Metro, a tool for sustainable urban development