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The automation of Paris subway line 1 contributes to on-going modernisation

25 April 2012 | By Gérald Churchill, Director of line 1 Automation Project, RATP

The Paris subway was built between 1900 and 1935. Its Operational Control Centre (OCC), Automatic Train Operation (ATO), controlled manual driving mode and new generations of rolling stock were commissioned between 1955 and 1990. The opening of line 14 (Météor) in 1998 initiated the transition between this first wave of…