Unitsky String Technologies Inc. Offers Efficient Solutions in the Field of Passenger Transportation
Unitsky String Technologies Inc. develop, design, manufacture, and test transport and infrastructure complexes in overpass design. They can be applied in a number of ways. One of them is urban and intercity passenger service. Uncrewed electric vehicles on steel wheels (uPods) moving above the ground at speeds of up to 150 km/h are able to provide efficient passenger service and transport up to 50,000 people per hour.
uST technology features allow customers to arrange transportation of a maximal number of passengers at a minimal cost. This mode of transport can have various capacities. uPods are able to make up trains of several vehicles. The number of electric rail vehicles in the coupling depends on the density of passenger traffic.
uST transport and infrastructure complexes can be used as a link between a megacity and a suburb. String transport can connect cities with airports, seaports, and major railway stations. The uST Inc. solution is also capable of providing efficient transport links among cities.
Advantages of uST transport and infrastructure complexes
The uPods are equipped with an excellent system that prevents them from derailing, even under extreme conditions. The human factor is excluded in the management of rolling stock. Automated control systems provide full control of speed and route, uninterrupted round-the-clock operation, and also allow passengers to be transported safely even under severe weather conditions. The track structure in the overpass design prevents accidents as it moves above the ground.
The material consumption of the track structure and rolling stock significantly reduces capital costs. The absence of the need for earth embankments, bridges, interchanges, culverts, and other structures reduces the cost of construction of transport and infrastructure complexes. The solution by Unitsky String Technologies Inc. is also distinguished by its low operating costs. The string-rail track does not require constant maintenance. Before major repairs, it has a service life of 50 years, and 25 years for rolling stock. This transport is characterised by low energy consumption due to the automation of the transportation process and the high energy efficiency of transport.
The specifics of the track structure and the automated control system make it possible to provide passenger transportation at speeds of up to 150 km/h. The intervals of movement and the number of modules on the line are adapted to the density of passenger traffic. uST transport and infrastructure complexes are void of traffic jams, since uPods move above the ground on a string-rail overpass.
String transport has almost zero impact on the environment. The location of the track structure above the ground does not detract from the ‘green’ area, and does not interfere with the movement of subsoil and surface waters, or the motion of people and animals. De-icing salts that are dangerous to the environment are not needed for the maintenance of the string track. uPods run on electricity, which is the most environmentally friendly type of fuel. At the same time, this kind of transport is characterised by low energy consumption.
uST transport and infrastructure complexes can be built in areas with a challenging terrain, as well as in regions with harsh natural and climatic conditions. The possibility of laying a string-rail track over existing motor-roads and railways, power transmission lines, residential, and industrial areas makes the Unitsky String Technologies Inc. solution flexible in application.
These advantages allow uST transport and infrastructure complexes to meet the requirements that are needed by passenger transport systems today to the greatest possible extent.