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6

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
B1060
Brussels/Belgium

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Shift2Rail projects present their results in Paris

Experts working on Shift2Rail-funded projects on research and innovation for smarter train design and high capacity infrastructure presented their achievements at a conference that took place on 16-18 September 2019 in Paris. The three day event clustered results from four projects (PIVOT, Mat4Rail, RUN2Rail, FAIR Stations) running under Shift2Rail’s Innovation Programmes 1 and 3. Participants had the opportunity to learn about the latest results of Shift2Rail R&I activities related to smarter train design and high…

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Shift2Rail supports inclusive and gender balanced leadership for 21st century transport

Shift2Rail took part in the conference ‘Towards a more inclusive and diverse transport sector’, organized by the European Commission’s DG MOVE held in Brussels on 26 September. Our Executive Director, Carlo Borghini, was invited by Commissioner Violeta Bulc to a high-level discussion on inclusive and gender balanced leadership for 21st century transport, together with 30 other CEOs from the transport sector. During the discussion, Mr Borghini took the opportunity to announce that Shift2Rail is looking…

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Shift2Rail Participated to European R&I Days

Shift2Rail Executive Director Carlo Borghini took part in the European R&I Days panel discussion dedicated to railways of the future. The discussion took place on 24 September 2019 in Brussels, and hosted panellists from Shift2Rail, SNCF, UIP Rail, and the European Passengers’ Federation. During the session panellists emphasised that coordinated, joint efforts are needed to use the potential of digitalisation and automation to make rail operations and the rail industry more competitive on a global…

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Register Now for Our Regional Cooperation Workshop

Do your region’s S3 priorities include mobility and transport? Are you interested in collaborating with Shift2Rail? Register now for the Shift2Rail Regional Cooperation Workshop on 9 October in Brussels bringing together representatives from European regions, the European Commission and the Joint Undertakings to discuss possibilities to maximise the impact of Union funding.   The Shift2Rail Regional Cooperation Workshop on 9 October in Brussels offers participants the possibility to share expertise and success stories as well…

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Innovation in the Spotlight: Next Generation of Running Gear Brings Lower Costs, Higher Comfort and Less Downtime

Main benefits Radial steering and active suspension systems make train running gear more efficient and reduce the negative impact of vehicles on the track Innovative health monitoring systems enable maintenance based on real-time data for running gear and track Light weight and optimised materials improve running gear performance as well as wear and damages of wheels and rails Reduction of noise and vibration emission for a better rail environment Advance virtual certification of vehicle dynamics…

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Shift2Rail to promote a systematic approach at the #POLITICOMobility Summit

The #PoliticoMobility Summit on 8 October will gather policymakers, regulators, disruptors and experts to Amsterdam, Netherlands to discuss the challenges the sector is facing during a dynamic and interactive day. Our Executive Director Carlo Borghini will bring railways to the discussion showing how the work of Shift2Rail contributes to the evolvement of the whole mobility sector in Europe.   As a strategic partner of this year’s #POLITICOMobility event, our Executive Director Carlo Borghini will be…

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