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Future Improvement for Energy and Noise (FINE 1)

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Aug 31, 2019,

The FINE 1 project aims to reduce operational costs of railways by a reduction of energy use and noise related to rail traffic. The project results are expected to enable an increase of traffic in Europe and to enhance the attractiveness of railway in relation to other modes of transport. The project activities will support the innovation process within the S2R Technical Demonstrators (TDs) by p ...
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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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Future Freight Loco for Europe (FFL4E)

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: May 31, 2019,

Since 2008, the rail freight market has not yet recovered from the global recession and profit margins in the railway sector have been falling throughout Europe. Moreover, competition was able to increase their capacity due to innovations. Within the last 15 years, inland vessels have increased their transport capacity by 158%, truck transportation by up to 50% while rail freight transportation on ...
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Research into enhanced tracks, switches and structures (IN2TRACK)

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

Research into Enhanced Track, Switches and StructureThe railway of the future needs to meet the predicted growth in societal demand in terms of capacity and service, address the environmental 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 del ...
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ERA-NET Plus on Infrastructure Innovation (INFRAVATION)

Start date: Jan 1, 2014, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

Europe needs to redefine its transport system for the 21st century. Performance and cost-efficiency of the system need to be improved to meet future challenges. This means there is an urgent need for effective innovation for all components of the system; including vehicles, infrastructure, logistics etc. Transport ministries across Europe are facing ever tougher challenges to cope with the need to ...
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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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This Project will start the activities of Shift²Rail members related to the cross-cutting activities. The work Areas socio-economic aspects (WA1) and KPI Monitoring (WA2) as defined in the multi-annual action plan will start. The System Plattform Demonstrator Scenarios will be desigend in a first issue. The objectives of this proposal IMPACT-1 are:- Evaluating the effects for mobility, society an ...
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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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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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FREVUE VALIDATING FREIGHT ELECTRIC VEHICLES IN URBAN EUROPE (FREVUE)

Start date: Mar 15, 2013, End date: Sep 14, 2017,

Eight of Europe’s largest cities, will demonstrate that electric vehicles operating “last mile” freight movements in urban centres can offer significant and achievable decarbonisation of the European transport system. Demonstrators will be deployed in Amsterdam, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Milan, Oslo, Rotterdam and Stockholm. The demonstrators have been designed to ensure FREVUE covers the breadth of ...
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Virtual Construction for Roads (V-Con)

Start date: Oct 1, 2012, End date: Mar 31, 2017,

The Virtual Construction for Roads (V-Con) project aims at improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the National Road Authorities by improving data exchange in the civil infrastructure sector using the Building Information Modelling (BIM) approach. BIM has already been successfully implemented in other sectors. And BIM is a worldwide development. However, the civil infrastructural sector stil ...
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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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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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iCargo IP aims at advancing and extending the use of ICT to support new logistics services that: (i) synchronize vehicle movements and logistics operations across various modes and actors to lower CO2 emissions, (ii) adapt to changing conditions through dynamic planning methods involving intelligent cargo, vehicle and infrastructure systems and (iii) combine services, resources and information fro ...
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Modern manufacturing techniques and logistics require reliable, time sensitive delivery of lower density and higher value goods. This presents a market opportunity for rail freight to grow, partly due to increasing congestion on roads, and mainly due to the need for reliable and environment friendly transport of goods. At the same time, to meet customer requirements, rail freight has to rise to th ...
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The European rail infrastructure employs high manganese, high strength steel components at safety critical locations such as crossings. Restricted access to these assets limits the range of NDT techniques available for in-service inspection to those capable of inspection from the top surface. Conventional ultrasonic inspection of high manganese steel is ineffective due to the inherent coarse grain ...
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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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"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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Reduction of Suicides and Trespasses on RAILway property (RESTRAIL)

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

The aim of the RESTRAIL project is to reduce the occurrence of suicides and trespasses on railway property and the costly service disruption these events cause, by providing the rail industry with an analysis and identification of cost-effective prevention and mitigation measures.The project starts by identifying the state of the art of best practices and research findings (inside and outside Euro ...
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... e monitoring systems will be specified. D-RAIL will also examine vehicle identification technologies, such as the standards- and interoperability-focussed RFID system being implemented by GS1 and Trafikverket.Integration of alarm limits, monitoring systems and vehicles across national borders and network boundaries will be examined and a deployment plan set out based on RAMS and LCC analyses. Proc ...
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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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Support Action for a Transport ICT European large scale action (SATIE)

Start date: Sep 1, 2011, End date: Aug 31, 2014,

The SATIE support action will prepare the way for the successful launch of a programme of European large scale actions ("elsas") to accelerate the deployment of ICT for sustainable mobility and transport. It will provide assistance to programme managers and potential participants before the programme begins, and will explore the key elements of an elsa before issuing guidelines for the design, con ...
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The objective of the DRIVE C2X Integrated Project is to carry out comprehensive assessment of cooperative systems through Field Operational Tests in various places in Europe in order to verify their benefits and to pave the way for market implementation. This general objective is split into four major technical objectives:\n•Create a harmonised Europe-wide testing environment for cooperative syste ...
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Harmonised eCall European Pilot (HeERO)

Start date: Jan 1, 2011, End date: Jun 30, 2014,

The HeERO project will prepare, carry-out and coordinate eCall pre-deployment pilots at European level taking into account the approved standards. The overall project objective is to prepare for the deployment of the necessary infrastructure in Europe with the aim of making the Pan-European in-vehicle emergency call service eCall a reality.In order to address the eCall interoperability which would ...
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"The call SST.2011-2.5.1 in the transport topic, enclosed in the area of Interoperability and Safety proposed the “Harmonisation of freight and passenger Rolling Stock approval tests for electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)”.In that context, TREND project has the objective to progress beyond the state of the art, addressing this situation by means of the design of a test setup and a test procedure ...
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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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More than 50% of bridges in European cities are older than 40 years and bridges are a vital part of the infrastructure. Bridge managers are currently dealing with a large number of structurally deficient, obsolete bridges. The need to maintain, renew, strengthen and upgrade this part of the infrastructure will increase dramatically in the near future. PANTURA has bridges as its focal point. It is, ...
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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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eSafety Digital Maps Public Private Partnership Support Action (eMaPS)

Start date: Sep 1, 2011, End date: Jun 30, 2013,

eMaPS stands for eSafety Digital Maps Public Private Partnership Support Action. It is a 18-month support action involving public and private partners to exploit the results of the ROSATTE project.eMaPS contributes to the establishment of an independent public-private implementation platform promoting the validated ROSATTE framework as an enabler for the implementation of actions 1.2 "Collection a ...
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Description TeleFOT project will assess the impacts of functions provided by aftermarket and nomadic devices in vehicles and raise wide awareness of their traffic safety potential. The objectives of the TeleFOT project are to assess the impacts of functions provided by aftermarket and nomadic devi ...
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"Between 1994 and 2001, 361 children were injured or killed during transportation to/from their school in Sweden, whereas 455 were killed or injured in Austria only in 2007 and 97 were killed in Italy in 2005. In a single school bus accident in Greece in 2003, 20 children lost their lives. Different as the above numbers may be, they all tell us one thing: Crashes involving school buses and crashes ...
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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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INtegrated European Signalling System (INESS)

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

"Due to the seamless guidance by rails, the railway system requires a dedicated signalling sub-system, whereby a major part of the functionality must be ensured and controlled on the infrastructure side. From a European perspective, the traditional signalling is one of the most conservative parts of the railway system strongly bound to the national traditions by all involved parties.Since 1990 the ...
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ERA-NET ROAD II (ENR2)

Start date: May 1, 2009, End date: Dec 31, 2011,

"ERA-NET ROAD II’s aim is to strengthen the European Research Area in road research by coordinating national and regional road research programmes and policies. The consortium comprises owners and managers of road research programmes in fifteen countries and two regions, i.e. the eleven National Road Administrations active in the first ERA-NET ROAD plus four more National Road Administrations and ...
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"The purpose of SKILLRAIL is to contribute to the enhancement of the transport sector by fostering a better match between the human resources needs to make railways a more competitive and innovative sector and the offer of skills coming out of the different research based education and training institutions across Europe.Rail transport in Europe is a future-oriented industry and is striving to off ...
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ROad Safety ATTributes exchange infrastructure in Europe (ROSATTE)

Start date: Jan 1, 2008, End date: Dec 31, 2010,

Up-to-date safety attributes are needed by road authorities and for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). ADAS applications are commercial products that can contribute significantly to achieving objectives for reducing the yearly number of road fatalities on European roads by half in 2010. The fact that solutions for providing access to such data, and especially to timely incremental updates ...
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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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