Robo-Trains Getting Greater Use

06.12.09 Will Sherman

l-trainWith little fanfare the MTA has upped the hours that robo-trains ride the city’s rails. On the L line where they started, the computer controlled cars now run at all hours with little interference by the on board motorman. Transit advocates have raised concerns over the safety and security of the system, but are hopeful that the robo-trains will deliver the increased service they promise. |NYDN|