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FINLAND, Tampere

Real feeder transport operations under adverse weather conditions

 PARTNERS

  • Finland Demo leader: SITOWISE
  • City of Tampere
  • SENSIBLE4
  • VTT

LOCATION

Tampere is the third largest city in Finland and the largest inland regional centre in the Nordics. There are 231853 inhabitants in Tampere city and close to half a million inhabitants in the whole Tampere Region.

OVERVIEW

The demo include seamless automated transport chain demonstrations carried out in connection with the new automated light rail corridor, between Hervanta suburb and TAYS University Hospital Campus area with electrified automated DRT services both in Hervanta and TAYS Campus. The demo includes 2-3 shuttles in the Hervante suburb, and 2-3 electric autonomous pods either at the Tampere Hospital Campus or Tampere University of Technology & Hermia Science Park area.

Tampere will have remote control and tele-operated manoeuvres. Both a 5G-test network with 10 bases-stations and ITS G5 units are included in the project and will offer technologies needed for advanced tele-operated manoeuvres.

SPEED

20km/h (all vehicles)

AUTOMATION LEVEL

4

USER GROUPS

Specific user needs for mobility improvements will constitute roughly 50% of the travellers (PwD, elderly, students) in the University hospital campus demo and tourists in the Hervanta demo.