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Trapeze operations control system is ready for self-driving vehicles - successful integration by Bernmobil


Neuhausen am Rheinfall, 14 January 2019 – The Trapeze affiliate AMoTech with headquarters in Neuhausen am Rheinfall, Switzerland, offers a solution enabling self-driving vehicles to be integrated in operations control systems. This allows public transport companies to monitor and dispatch self-driving vehicles together with the other vehicles in their fleets. In the Swiss capital of Berne, a self-driving vehicle is scheduled to enter service with this solution in the spring of 2019.


Milestone reached in public transport: self-driving bus integrated for the first time ever in an operations control system


The “Line 12” project related to the self-driving bus of the Swiss Transit Lab in Neuhausen am Rheinfall today made another step towards regular scheduled operation of the self-driving bus: Today, the vehicle seating 11 passengers started operating in the town centre of Neuhausen am Rheinfall – integrated in the operations control system of the public transport authority of Schaffhausen (Verkehrsbetriebe Schaffhausen, VBSH). This means that with immediate effect, the public at large may also use the bus.


Self-driving bus in the streets starting this March


This is the latest news about the automated shuttle bus in Neuhausen am Rheinfall: Regular scheduled services are fast approaching. As early as in mid-March this year, people may spot the 11-seat vehicle in the streets of central Neuhausen. This means that for the first time ever, a self-driving vehicle is being integrated in an operations control system of a public transport authority.


Public transport operator of Schaffhausen drives autonomously


Now a reality: Trapeze integrates self-driving bus in public transport operations control system.