RUF vehicles employ two sets of wheels, allowing dual-mode operation.
Access to the automated part of the system would be provided by simple on/off-ramps and at larger and more complex station facilities. Access to automated parking facilities for both personal and public vehicles would be provided at all stations. Larger public vehicles would be provided with separate parking and maintenance facilities. Larger private vehicles used to move goods would make use of both general purpose and specialized rail and parking facilities. During switching, all vehicles would be slowed to 30 kph, would leave the rail and would operate its four conventional wheels through the switching area. Some would continue along the mainline rail, others would exit to a station or to the conventional street system.
An I-beam provides a simple yet stable basis for the A-frame guideway design.
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