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February

2019

18-19

March

2019

Lille, France

26-28

March

2019

Dublin, Ireland

12-14

June

2019

28-1

October

2019

Brussels, Belgium

10-10

December

2019

Highlight

  • Innovation in the Spotlight: How a Smooth Ride Translates to Improved Susta…
    Main Benefits Deliver a commonly agreed energy baseline for the four Shift2Rail system platform demonstrators (high speed, regional, urban-metro and freight application) and a modelling tool to evaluate, improve and optimise the energy consumption of rail systems with a particular focus on rolling stock. Develop future methods for predicting overall noise and vibration performance on a system level including both rolling stock, infrastructure […]
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Avenue de la Toison d’Or 56-60
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Brussels/Belgium

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Shift2Rail to discuss how can rail keep up with population growth at IRS8 in India

Shift2Rail is participating in the 8th International Railway Summit in New Delhi, India from 20-22 November, focusing on the challenges posed by rapid population growth in rail. The event will address topics including planning a major project, safety, assessing the value of high-speed rail, increasing urban capacity, passenger experience and what rail can offer the crowded transport market that other modes cannot. As a knowledge partner of the Summit, Shift2Rail will be helping to enhance…

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European Commissioner for Transport visits Shift2Rail

We were pleased to welcome the European Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc, to Shift2Rail’s offices on Friday, 18 October. It was an opportunity for staff to thank her for her outstanding support during her mandate, and her inspiring determination to help move European railways forward.   Commissioner Bulc thanked Shift2Rail’s staff and Members for the concrete results emerging from our R&I programme and encouraged Shift2Rail to continue pushing further to achieve transformed rail systems designed…

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Innovation in the Spotlight: How a Smooth Ride Translates to Improved Sustainability

Main Benefits Deliver a commonly agreed energy baseline for the four Shift2Rail system platform demonstrators (high speed, regional, urban-metro and freight application) and a modelling tool to evaluate, improve and optimise the energy consumption of rail systems with a particular focus on rolling stock. Develop future methods for predicting overall noise and vibration performance on a system level including both rolling stock, infrastructure and its environment. Assess and advise all energy related works as well…

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European stakeholders to discuss future of railways at the Shift2Rail Dialogue at the Digital Transport Days

More than 200 participants from across Europe will take part in the Shift2Rail Dialogue at the Digital Transport Days, which will take place on 7 October 2019 in Helsinki.   The event will consist of two panel discussions and a presentation on the expected results of Shift2Rail innovations. The high level speakers, including Mr. Mikko Koskinen, Secretary of State to the Finnish Minister of Transport and Communications and Mr. Henrik Hololei, Director-General for Mobility and…

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Innovation in the Spotlight: Towards unattended mainline train operations (ATO GoA 4)

  Main benefits Energy savings up to 45% depending on travel distance/type of operations Significantly increase the level of punctuality +/- 15% on mainline and 23% for suburban traffic, due to overall automation Higher capacity up to 50%, when combining with other technologies such as moving block and new communication systems. Higher operational flexibility Shift2Rail is working on automated train operations (ATO) based on European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) that would allow maximizing the…

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Shift2Rail to offer its vision for a future sustainable transport system at the World Rail Festival

World Rail Festival from 3-5 December in Amsterdam will bring together over 200 high-level speakers and more than 900 attendees to discuss on the most actual topics in the rail sector. Our Head of R&I Giorgio Travaini will give a keynote on how to bring the sector together to shape a future sustainable transport system.   During the three-day World Rail Festival, speakers from all over the rail sector will be discussing on a variety…

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