Siemens to Upgrade Copenhagen S-Bane Network to Driverless Operation

Siemens Mobility has been contracted to upgrade the Copenhagen S-Bane network to driverless operation, the International Railway Journal reports.

Under the €270m agreement, Siemens has agreed to deliver the highest grade of automation by 2033.

The upgrades include lineside and onboard equipment for new trains. Procurement is expected to last into 2025, with the first phase of the upgrade beginning in 2030.