Fully Automatic Operation System in Urban Rail Transit Is Applying in China

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 482)


Fully Automatic Operation (FAO) is the highest level in the automation level of urban rail transit train operation and can reduce the security risk caused by human behavioral mistakes so as to provide more secure and efficient technical support for the urban rail transit operation. The FAO system is a complicated system and covers the whole lines and each station and train. This paper emphatically introduces development of the FAO system in domestic. FAO system will be applied to Beijing Metro Yan Fang line. Its application not only improves the automation level of technical equipment, but also comprehensively improves the technical level, the operation mode of rail transportation and the RAMS (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety) level of the whole rail transportation control equipment so as to ensure high-security, high-reliability and high automation operation under the unattended supervision situation. FAO system will be applied in several cities of the country in the near future, and it has a wide prospect of application in China.


FAO Yanfang line Technical support Prospect 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fei Yan
    • 1
  • Bo Liu
    • 1
  • Yao Zhou
    • 1
  • Chunhai Gao
    • 1
  • Tao Tang
    • 1
  1. 1.National Engineering Research Center for Rail Traffic Operation and ControlHai Dian District, BeijingChina

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