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Press release – Call for Proposals 2018 results announced

October 17, 2018

19 projects worth €152.6 million will be funded under the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking 2018 Call for Proposals for Research & Innovation activities. Shift2Rail’s co-funding will amount up to €77.3 million. The new projects aim to accelerate the transition towards the … Continue reading

New Lightweight Antenna

September 21, 2018

Shift2Rail presents a new antenna, made of composite materials, which is substantially lighter than the conventional welded design made of steel. The new Composite Antenna has a weight of about 13kg  –  more than 45kg lighter than the conventional welded … Continue reading

Re-inventing the Wheel

Wheel maintenance accounts for a significant share of the maintenance costs of railway vehicles. Thus, engineers strive to design wheels that are ever more robust and better performing. Shift2Rail-funded research has developed a new wheel made of Austempered Ductile Iron … Continue reading

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SmartMetro (CBTC World Congress)

October 29, 2018 · October 31, 2018
Paris, France

The RTO Innovation Summit

November 06, 2018 · November 07, 2018

World Rail Festival

November 13, 2018 · November 14, 2018
Amsterdam, Netherlands

European Forum for Electronic Components and Systems

November 20, 2018 · November 22, 2018
Lisbon, Portugal

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