India’s driverless metro: Unlike cars, robo-trains are hurtling forward

-CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, 7 APRIL 2016, FEAT. PROF. BRYANT WALKER SMITH:

Soon, stepping onto a Delhi Metro train in India could mean taking a ride controlled entirely automatically, with no operator onboard.

The Delhi Metro Corporation – which operates one of the world’s largest systems, spanning 132 miles – unveiled its plans for an automated train on Wednesday.

For their first year, human operators will control the trains, fitted with cameras and sensors to take the place of a driver, the Times of India reports. <Read More>