Friday, August 19, 2011

ULTra PRT autonomous vehicles now operating at Heathrow Airport



Designed by UK-based company ULTra PRT, the system consists of 22 podcars, operating on 2....

Designed by UK-based company ULTra PRT, the system consists of 22 podcars, operating on 2.4 miles (3.86 km) of track

Passengers are carried point-to-point, to a chosen destination


Passengers are carried point-to-point, to a chosen destination

Since the launch, the podcars have not had any accidents and their technical reliability h...


Since the launch, the podcars have not had any accidents and their technical reliability has reached 95 percent

Electric point-to-point podcars connect Heathrow's Terminal 5 with two business parking lo...

Electric point-to-point podcars connect Heathrow's Terminal 5 with two business parking lots, carrying approximately 800 passengers each weekday

PRT is a concept aiming at increasing the effectiveness of public transportation systems b...

PRT is a concept aiming at increasing the effectiveness of public transportation systems by phasing out traditional buses or streetcars

According to ULTra PRT, additional system implementations are planned for Gurgaon City, In...

According to ULTra PRT, additional system implementations are planned for Gurgaon City, India and Tysons Corner, Virginia

Electric point-to-point podcars connect Heathrow's Terminal 5 with two business parking lo...

Electric point-to-point podcars connect Heathrow's Terminal 5 with two business parking lots, carrying approximately 800 passengers each weekday

Designed by UK-based company ULTra PRT, the system consists of 22 podcars, operating on 2....

Passengers are carried point-to-point, to a chosen destination

Passengers are carried point-to-point, to a chosen destination

Designed by UK-based company ULTra PRT, the system consists of 22 podcars, operating on 2....

Designed by UK-based company ULTra PRT, the system consists of 22 podcars, operating on 2....

Commissioned by BAA (Heathrow Airport's operator), the ULTra PRT transportation system, which utilizes autonomous electric podcars, has been launched at Heathrow Airport. The point-to-point vehicles connect Heathrow's Terminal 5 with two business parking lots, carrying approximately 800 passengers each weekday.

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