China debuts driverless train that only needs white painted lines as track (PodCast)
China hopes to implement driverless trains in 2018, in some rural cities in China. These trains are not like typical driverless trains that follow a set of tracks but they don’t even require a physical track. They will be following a dotted, painted white line on the roads. Besides the convenience of the train systems, it will also be cost efficient opposed to standard train systems and subways costing upwards of $100million, the driverless system is looking at approximately $2million. Innovative, cost-efficient and effective way to travel!
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