Stadler offers high-quality, lean and modular on-board solutions that it can migrate into existing infrastructure. For customers who want to be able to count on reliability, precision and maximum safety on urban metro lines.

Automated CBTC operation

CBTC (Communication-Based Train Control) systems are the most widely used solutions for high-performance metro lines around the world. They enable automated operation of driverless metro trains. Stadler’s own CBTC solution meets challenging targets in terms of safety, headway times and increased line capacity. Thanks to its own CBTC system, Stadler can offer a technologically advanced solution and meet the ever-growing needs of travellers, operators and authorities. Stadler is ready to drive forward the digitisation of its operations by means of Moving Block projects and innovations. In particular, economic and technical complexity can be reduced in relation to classic interlocking solutions. Stadler’s CBTC solution is lean, modular and offers open interfaces to third-party systems.

  • Real-time positioning
  • Lean, scalable system design (GoA-1 to GoA-4)
  • Wayside & on-board SIL4 Standard HW
  • Compatible with any wireless communication network (5G or WiFi)
  • Pure Moving Block: digital CBTC solution


Each migration path is customised. The symbiosis of customer / operator information and supplier system knowledge is the key to success. With its know-how and our expertise, Stadler brings together the relevant information and guarantees successful migration. Operational processes can be adapted to the new environment and incorporated into the solution. In this way, customer needs are taken into account and integrated into the migration concept.

  • Constant security during the migration process
  • Minimal traffic disruption
  • Reduced trackside activities
  • Smooth migration of processes and modified operating procedures