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EuropeDay – 9th of May

On the 9th of May we come together to celebrate 60 years since the signing of the Treaties of Rome. This event is a moment to look back on the EU's achievements, celebrate the Union's values, and look forward to the future of the EU. To a future with a strong commitment for Research&Innovation for Railways.   Please watch the video of the EuropeDay celebration here.

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Shift2Rail and future of rail research as the main focus of RFE breakfast-event

Shift2Rail JU took part in a breakfast event organised by Rail Forum Europe on 3rd of May. The event focused on the present and future of rail research and welcomed 60 participants, including MEPs, representatives of the European Commission and Member States and rail stakeholders. For more information about the event and the discussion please read the Press Release Carlo Borghini, the Executive Director of Shift2Rail has offered an insight on how to make rail research a win-win…

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Hydrogen Train Workshop – FCH 2 JU & SHIFT2RAIL

Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU), Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking (S2R JU) and Hydrogen Fuel Cells and Electro- Mobility in European Regions (HyER) have come together to organise a seminar on hydrogen trains on 15 May 2017. The seminar will analyse the opportunities that hydrogen fuel cells can bring to the rail industry and will look at passenger transport, freight and shunting or switching. Regulation and safety issue will also be a part of…

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Interview with Carlo Borghini

Please watch Carlo Borghini's interview during the MiddleEastRail event on our YouTube channel here Don't forget to subscribe for more videos!

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States Representatives Group of S2R meet to discuss R&I activities

Today, 21 March 2017, the States Representatives Group of S2R met to discuss the progress of the R&I activities, examine the initial plans for the 2018 Annual Work Plan and take note of the ongoing work on the review of the S2R Multi-Annual Action Plan and research and innovation beyond 2020. In shaping the next version of the Multi-Annual Action Plan, expected to be adopted by the end of 2017, the S2R JU is discussing…

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Shift2Rail at SIFER 2017

Shift2Rail is attending the 10th International Exhibition of Railway Technology from 21 to 23 March in Lille Grand Palais Exhibition Centre, France. Come and visit us at the stand n°1/362. Check out the programme More information about SIFER 2017

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Looking towards the future at the International Railway Summit – Key rail players meet in Paris to come up with a vision for the future rail systems

Over three days, senior executives representing the world’s rail operators, infrastructure managers, rolling stock manufacturers, national and local governments and technical experts brainstormed on future solutions for a competitive railway transport system. Shift2Rail (S2R) took part as the first and unique European Railway Research and Innovation Programme, contributing to the future agenda, through railway sector concrete innovative solutions co-funded by S2R through the H2020 Programme. Carlo Borghini, the Executive Director of the S2R JU, spoke…

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