Metro São Paulo

Latin America’s first driverless, fully automated metro was inaugurated in São Paulo, Brazil. It offers an open traveling-landscape which allows passengers to move freely throughout the whole train. With its characteristic front design, the “Linha Amarelo” sets a new standard among Brazilian metros.
 
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CLIENT

ViaQuatro

YEAR

2010

SECTOR

Travel

DISCIPLINE

Transportation design

The Brazilian metropolis São Paulo was the first city to introduce an autonomous metro in Latin America.

First driverless metro in Latin America.

It is one of the most modern subways in the region and features platform screen doors in all stations. The iconic “Linha Amarelo” aims to improve the quality and sustainability of urban transport in the São Paulo Metropolitan Region. The use of yellow as an outside signal color, combined with bright interior tones creates a fresh and inviting ambience. The welcoming and friendly atmosphere aims to enhance trust in autonomous driving.

Unique solution of the emergency exit.

The emergency exit is placed centrally between the two front windows. It has an automated double fold-out mechanism that quickly creates a ramp for the easy exit of passengers, including important safety aspects such as handrails and underfoot grip.

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