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An efficient asset management process is needed to ensure cost-effectiveness, in planning, delivery, operation and maintenance of large infrastructures or infrastructures network. Infrastructure asset management generally focuses on the later stages of a facility’s life cycle, specifically maintenance, rehabilitation, and replacement. However, a process of efficient asset management must define me ...
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X2Rail-1 addresses the S2R-CFM-IP2-01-2015 “Start-up activities for Advanced Signalling and Automation System” call issued by the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking as part of the Innovation Programme 2 “Advanced Traffic Management & Control Systems”.The X2Rail-1 project aims to research and develop six selected key technologies to foster innovations in the field of railway signalling and automation sys ...
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IN2SMART represents the 1st proposal of the Shift2Rail members referred, according to MAAP, to the following Technology Demonstrators (TDs): TD3.7 Railway Information Measuring and Monitoring System (RIMMS), TD3.6 Dynamic Railway Information Management System (DRIMS) and TD3.8 Intelligent Asset Management Strategies (IAMS). These TDs will deploy an overall concept for Intelligent Asset Management ...
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Transforming Transport (TT)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Jun 30, 2019,

Big Data will have a profound economic and societal impact in the mobility and logistics sector, which is one of the most-used industries in the world contributing to approximately 15% of GDP. Big Data is expected to lead to 500 billion USD in value worldwide in the form of time and fuel savings, and savings of 380 megatons CO2 in mobility and logistics. With freight transport activities projected ...
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Research into enhanced tracks, switches and structures (IN2TRACK)

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Feb 28, 2019,

... ental challenges of the 21st century, and enable the political objectives of the European Union. IN2TRACK is to set the foundations for a resilient, consistent, cost-efficient, high capacity European network by delivering important building blocks that unlock the innovation potential that have been identified as part of the Shift2Rail Innovation Programme 3. Overall objectives of IN2TRACK are divi ...
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Conceptually, the CO-ACTIVE project addresses the general enrichment of the ‘one-stop-shop’ capability as initiated in the IT2Rail project and further completes the scope of functionality by addressing post-sale business transactions, and an underlying payment-settlement solution for comodally retailed products and services. This provides the opportunity to focus specifically on those aspects of c ...
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Advanced Travel Companion and Tracking Services (ATTRACkTIVE)

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

Mankind’s carbon footprint is the underlying cause of global warming. Reducing it drastically within the next few years is imperative and favouring public transportation will be a deciding factor in this race. New technologies have the potential to enable the creation of better public transportation systems, thus enticing citizens away from using private means.Today’s travellers indeed consider pu ...
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Innovative Intelligent Rail (IN2RAIL)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2018,

IN2RAIL is to set the foundations for a resilient, consistent, cost-efficient, high capacity European network by delivering important building blocks that unlock the innovation potential that exists in SHIFT2RAIL: innovative technologies will be explored and resulting concepts embedded in a systems framework where infrastructure, information management, maintenance techniques, energy, and engineer ...
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Development Project for Railway Signalling Engineering trainers

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Feb 28, 2018,

... ral (Volmari, Helakorpi & Frimodt, 2009). These include the increase in administrative tasks and responsibilities, the individualisation of learning, supporting learner autonomy, the significance of networking and the expansion of responsibilities relating to quality assurance. It particularly noted the increased administrative burden taking time. Prompted by the CEDEFOP study, the UIC (World bo ...
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The ROLL2RAIL project aims to develop key technologies and to remove already identified blocking points for radical innovation in the field of railway vehicles, as part of a longer term strategy to revolutionise the rolling stock for the future.The high level objectives of the work are to pave the way to:• Increase the capacity of the railway system and bring flexibility to adapt capacity to deman ...
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... able results and will deliver both technical demonstrations and system wide guidelines and recommendations that will be the basis for future research and investment, increasing the capacities of rail networks in the future.The time used for infrastructure monitoring, maintenance and renewal means ‘down time’. New concepts for low maintenance infrastructure, using standardized and “plug-and-play” c ...
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Future Of Surface Transport Research Rail (FOSTER RAIL)

Start date: May 1, 2013, End date: Apr 30, 2016,

FOSTER RAIL addresses the broad support challenges of SST.2013.6-1. Strengthening the research and innovation strategies of the transport industries in Europe. This Research action is a Level 1 Coordination and Support Action aiming at supporting the land transport European Technology Platforms activities.This action will assist ERRAC and the other transport-related European technology platforms ( ...
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... cost considerations to support operational decisions leading to a cost-effective intelligent management of energy and resources through:• Improved design of existing and new railway distribution networks and electrical systems as well as their interfaces with the public grid and considering network interconnections• Better understanding of the influence on energy demand of operations and operati ...
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Eddy CUrrent Brake Compatibility (ECUC)

Start date: Sep 1, 2012, End date: Aug 31, 2015,

... economy, and is addressed to the main stakeholders in the European railway industry. The medium-sized ECUC consortium is formed by CEIT (S), KNORR-BREMSE (D), ALSTOM (F), SNCF (F), DEUTSCHE BAHN (D), NETWORK RAIL (UK), UNIFE (B) and FRAUSCHER (AUT). The proposal describes the consortium's strategy in order to guarantee highly efficient coordination. This alliance offers unique advantages in terms ...
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"A sustainable and efficient freight transport in Europe plays a vital role in having a successful and competitive economy. Freight transport is expected to grow by some 50 % (in tonne-kilometres) by 2020. However rail has, in many areas, been displaced from a dominant position as road transport services have grown and developed in capability and levels of sophistication that have not been matche ...
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... y little to offer. We shall work towards a freight train that: Behaves like a passenger train in terms of speed, acceleration, braking, momentum: allowing full scheduling on urban and sub urban train networks;Has a standardised and universal power supply system for the delivery of power to temperature controlled containers (reefers) in a controllable fashion.
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European Railway Electromagnetic Compatibility (EUREMCO)

Start date: Oct 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2014,

... very high interference currents –and a harmonized test procedure will be also developed. By addressing also non electrified lines, the EUREMCO project will cover the whole European railway network.By closing the corresponding “open points” in the TSIs, the EUREMCO project will lead to a time and cost reduction of the certification process of rail vehicle against Electromagnetic Compatibility issu ...
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... o show that the functional components can be built into industrial-strength systemsThe project will draw on previous research projects and national trials.Previously, railways have improved their own networks to remove bottlenecks and increase fluidity. Such changes have generally been done “ad hoc” so results and best practice have not been shared. Previous relevant academic research has, in gen ...
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"Growth in demand for rail transportation across Europe is predicted to continue. Much of this growth will have to be accommodated on existing lines that contain old infrastructure. This demand will increase both the rate of deterioration of these elderly assets and the need for shorter line closures for maintenance or renewal interventions. However, interventions on elderly infrastructure will al ...
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... as increased much in the last decade. This development and the need for model shift from road to rail to decrease CO2 emission, creates a challenge for the railway industry to improve capacity in the network while the need of capacity for maintenance also increases.The challenge of the project is to do more effective inspection and maintenance in less time.Therefore the project focus is to optimis ...
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... certification without reducing the safety level to enhance the competitiveness of rail traffic.The project is part of the TRIO-TRAIN cluster (Total Regulatory Acceptance for the Interoperable Network) which comprises 3 related projects dealing with key railway interoperability issues: Aerodynamics (AEROTRAIN), Railway Dynamics and Track Interaction (DYNOTRAIN) and Pantograph/Catenary Interaction ( ...
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... e indications is high, which could severely impact the efficiency of overall inspection. Furthermore the potential of permanently mounted sensors will be investigated for critical areas of the rail network.
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ERRAC Road Map

Start date: Jun 1, 2009, End date: Jul 31, 2012,

ERRAC- ROADMAP covers research related to all types of freight and passenger rail services as well as their interaction with other modes within the transport system (High Speed and conventional rail over long, medium and short distances, as well as urban rail and co-modal services), the implementation of such research, and to support the various activities of the European Rail Research Advisory Co ...
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... nical Specifications for Interoperability provide common regulations for the homologation of new rolling stock but do not directly eliminate the current burdens regarding new vehicle approval on each network. In this context, the pantograph/catenary system represents one of the major barriers to rolling stock interoperability. Indeed, each country has developed its own overhead line equipment lead ...
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INtegrated European Signalling System (INESS)

Start date: Oct 1, 2008, End date: Mar 31, 2012,

... arts of the signalling subsystem under the ERTMS programme.However this covers not the whole signalling system.The implementation of ETCS could be hampered, in areas of the conventional European rail network, where interlocking will need to be replaced, if this cannot be carried out in an economically and technically efficient manner. Also the implementation of systems utilising centralised and au ...
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... tries is worth approximately €40 billion. [Ref. 1] . Based on the extrapolation of data relating to the UK, French and German railways [Ref 1], the 500,000 kms of rail [Ref. 2] on the European rail network has an average estimated 5000 rail breaks annually with about 1500 due to weld failure. Although the number of weld failures is relatively small compared to the estimated 11 million alumino-ther ...
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InfraGuidER Coordinated Action primary objective is to define the guidelines for developing an effective European method/tool for the environmental impact evaluation of the railway infrastructure (existing and new). Despite a similar process has been already provided for the rolling stock the railway infrastructure is a more complex system where in the last year a “silent” revolution has been per ...
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