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IP1 Traction TD1 and Brakes TD5 – Phase 1 (PINTA)

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Nov 30, 2018,

The PINTA Project (IP1 Traction TD1 and Brakes TD5 – Phase 1) will address the two key topics highlighted in the first Shift2Rail Call topic S2R-CFM-IP1-01-2016 – Development of concepts towards the next generation of traction systems and management of wheel/rail adhesion, namely Traction and Adhesion Management.Traction subproject will focus on the improvement of seven technical and economical pe ...
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CONNECTA aims at contributing to the S2R’s next generation of TCMS architectures and components with wireless capabilities as well as to the next generation of electronic braking systems. CONNECTA will conduct research into new technological concepts, standard specifications and architectures for train control and monitoring, with specific applications in train-to-ground communications and high sa ...
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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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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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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR SHIFT TO RAIL (IT2RAIL)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Oct 31, 2017,

The IT²RAIL -“Information Technologies for Shift to rail” proposal, first step towards the long term IP4 -“IT for an Attractive Railway” SHIFT²RAIL Innovation Programme, aims at providing a new seamless travel experience, giving access to a complete multimodal travel offer which connects the first and last mile to long distance journeys.This is achieved through the introduction of a ground breakin ...
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In 2011, the White Paper on European Transport reasserted how fundamental transport was for society, for the mobility of European citizens and for the growth and vitality of the European economy.CAPACITY4RAIL will deliver research that is innovative, prepares rail for the future and takes into account results from previous research projects and programmes. The project builds on previous useable re ...
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Next Generation Train Control (NGTC)

Start date: Sep 1, 2013, End date: Feb 28, 2017,

The main scope of this Next Generation Train Control (NGTC) project is to analyse the commonality and differences of required functionality for mainline and urban lines and develop the convergence of both ETCS and CBTC systems, determining the level of commonality of architecture, hardware platforms, and system design that can be achieved. This will be accomplished by building on the experience of ...
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New Technologies for Tunnelling and Underground Works (NETTUN)

Start date: Sep 1, 2012, End date: Feb 28, 2017,

The NeTTUN 54M project will enable groundbreaking change in the construction, management and maintenance of tunnels in pursuit of the goals of NMP.2011.4.0-2 via 9 focussed WPs addressing key scientific and technical challenges: (i) a multi-sensor ground prediction system for TBMs to enable effective look-ahead during boring; (ii) a robotic maintenance system that enables automation of inspection ...
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Training Railway Agents on INclusion in Stations

Start date: Sep 1, 2014, End date: Aug 31, 2016,

Since 2008, the twelve railway companies’ members of the “European Charter for development of social initiatives in stations” have shared concerns regarding persons living in highly precarious circumstances in the stations. Indeed, the presence of such a public is challenging the usual practices of railway agents in stations (service agents, security agents, maintenance agents, cleaning agents etc ...
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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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The transportation industry has for a long time been engaged in the application of new lightweight materials for primary structural design in an effort to develop more energy efficient structures to meet low emissions targets without compromising public safety.This is also true for the rail industry, but the implementation of new lightweight materials has been slow mainly due to the lack of suita ...
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MERLIN’s main aim and purpose is to investigate and demonstrate the viability of an integrated management system to achieve a more sustainable and optimised energy usage in European electric mainline railway systems.MERLIN will provide an integrated optimisation approach that includes multiple elements, dynamic forecasting supply-demand scenarios and cost considerations to support operational deci ...
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Viable Wagonload production Schemes (VIWAS)

Start date: Sep 1, 2012, End date: Nov 30, 2015,

... ness cases (by demonstrations).Thereby important findings will be gained for a European wide implementation of developed solutions.The ViWaS consortium includes railway operators (SBB Cargo, Fret SNCF, Bentheimer Eisenbahn), infrastructure providers (Interporto Bologna / IB innovation, technology partners (Eureka, Wascosa) and consulting/ scientific partners (ETH Zürich, TU Berlin, HaCon, NEW OPER ...
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SECurity of Railways against Electromagnetic aTtacks (SECRET)

Start date: Aug 1, 2012, End date: Nov 30, 2015,

SECRET addresses the protection of railway infrastructure against EM attacks. Railway infrastructure is an attractive target for EM attacks, because of its familiarity and ease of access, with extended economic and security consequences.Today, the European rail network is evolving to harmonize the management system. This is reflected by new integrated technologies, adequate procedures and centrali ...
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Eddy CUrrent Brake Compatibility (ECUC)

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

... safety, interoperability and 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 offer ...
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ACOUTRAIN will simplify and improve the acoustic certification process of new rolling stock, in particular relating to the TSI Noise. Today the need of conformity assessment for a new vehicle according to the TSI Noise represents a significant element of both cost and time to market due to the need to carry out expensive and time consuming tests. The goal of the proposed project is to speed up the ...
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European Railway Electromagnetic Compatibility (EUREMCO)

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

The current authorisation process for placing into service rail vehicles according to Technical Specifications for Interoperability and national safety rules is a very long and costly process. The Technical Specifications for Interoperability (TSI) provide common regulations for the placing in service of rail vehicle, when such common understanding and harmonized rules exist. This is not the case ...
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"The aim of this project is a step-change in railway capacity by reducing delays and improving traffic fluidity. This will be achieved by a partnership between railway industry experts, system integrators, small dynamic knowledge led companies and academic researchers.There are 4 levels of work:L1: High level principles, definitions and requirements to direct researchL2: Methods and algorithms der ...
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Secured Urban Transportation - European Demonstration (SECUR-ED)

Start date: Apr 1, 2011, End date: Sep 30, 2014,

"SECUR-ED Project federates, with a delegated management and in a balanced manner, major operators and top industrial integrators to enhance the security of urban public transportation in medium and large cities, through live demonstrations.Based on the best practices, in a very diverse societal and legacy environment, SECUR-ED will aggregate a consistent and interoperable mix of technologies and ...
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D-RAIL will focus on freight traffic, identifying root causes of derailment of particular significance to freight vehicles, which have a wider range of operating parameters (as a result of the huge range in loads, speeds and maintenance quality) than passenger vehicles. One key question that will be studied is how independent minor faults (e.g., a slight track twist and a failing bearing) could co ...
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Make Rail The Hope for protecting Nature (MARATHON)

Start date: Apr 1, 2011, End date: Sep 30, 2014,

MARATHON aims at extracting the maximum productivity from the existing rail infrastructure for producing efficiency, reducing operating costs and attracting new traffic to rail.This represents a market requirement for producing efficiency, reducing operating costs and attracting new traffic to rail. In fact, due to its fragmentation, the railway system efficiency is created through harmonisation a ...
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Facing the problem of enhancing the railway security with a systematic top-down approach (i.e. to search for an all-inclusive solution valid for all the conceivable threat scenarios) is judged by PROTECTRAIL members too ambitious even if it could generate potential economies of scale and effort rationalisation. The proposed PROTECTRAIL approach is therefore to split the problem of making the railw ...
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"EURAXLES is a 3 year R&D project uniting 23 partners across Europe including 6 axle manufacturers, 4 railway operators/IMs, 2 system integrators, 3 technology suppliers, 5 universities, 2 rail sector associations and 1 consulting firm. The consortium is well-positioned to provide a common R&D approach to axle design, protection, inspection and maintenance which will have an impact on standards, r ...
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"Rail traffic has 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 focu ...
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Clean European Rail - Diesel (CleanER-D)

Start date: Jun 1, 2009, End date: Jan 31, 2014,

The study of CER, UNIFE, UIC and Euromot of the railway and engine manufacturing industries concluded on a risk of disruptive effect of the NRMM Directive application on the railway diesel vehicle supply market, leading to a possible risk of a partial modal shift from rail to road on regional passenger lines and freight transportation specialized routes, with even foreseeable consequences on the o ...
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Railway Induced Vibration Abatement Solutions (RIVAS)

Start date: Jan 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2013,

"Ground vibration, effected by rail services, is an important environmental concern, affecting European citizens nearby any rail infrastructure. Surveys show that many Europeans are subjected to annoying levels of feelable vibration and vibration-induced noise. Although solutions are available for track in tunnels, tracks at grade are a much more extensive problem even for vibration-induced noise. ...
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The certification of a rail vehicle according to European regulations, Technical Specifications for Interoperability, European Standards and national safety rules represents a significant element of both vehicle cost and time to market. Indeed, a large part of vehicle certification mandates testing for safety, performance and infrastructure compatibility. The new EN standards together with the CR/ ...
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Transport Fire Safety Engineering in the European Union (TRANSFEU)

Start date: Apr 1, 2009, End date: Nov 30, 2012,

There is an urgent need to have a confident toxicity measurement methodology that contributes to the existing level of surface transport fire safety, which is the most difficult issue to assess in case of fire. The lack of confidence in the robustness of the existing product toxicity classification forbids its acceptance as a standard which prevent the European industry from common safety rules an ...
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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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"The current interoperability approval process for new High Speed and Conventional railway vehicles in Europe is a very long and costly process. The Technical 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/catena ...
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"The certification of a rail vehicle according to European regulations, Technical Specifications for Interoperability, European Standards and national safety rules represents a significant element of both vehicle cost and time to market. Indeed, a large part of vehicle certification mandates testing for safety, performance and infrastructure compatibility. AEROTRAIN will help meet the business sce ...
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"The contribution of the rail industry to the economic growth of the EU member states is widely acknowledged. Very recently, the European rail industry has started showing signs of recovery after a long period of steady decline. The technological advances in train design during the last few decades have led to the manufacturing of faster and more comfortable trains making rail transport a more att ...
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