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  • The rail industry’s strong support for the continuation of Shift2Rail
    Last week during its General Assembly, the Presiding Board of the European Rail Supply Industry Association, Unife, voiced strong support for the continuation of Shift2Rail under Horizon Europe, stating: “Today, we call once again on the European Commission to help us stay at the forefront of innovation by proposing the continuation of the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking with a programme of activities of €3.3bn, supported by an EU Contribution of […]
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Innotrans and IRFC postponed to 2022

New dates have been announced for two important events that Shift2Rail looks forward to participating in. Innotrans has been postponed to 20-23 September 2022 in Berlin, due to the ongoing critical situation concerning the global coronavirus pandemic. For more information and updates, please visit the Innotrans official website. The International Railway Forum & Conference (IRFC) will instead take place on 5-7 October 2022 in Prague, under the Czech presidency of the Council of the European…

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Ter4Rail Video Contest – winners announced!

Shift2Rail’s project Ter4Rail has announced the winners of their video contest for young people!, The goal of the video contest was to engage and motivate a broad and young audience to use their own words and images to explain, support and create awareness around the promotion of  railways in Europe. Take a look at the winning video “Why Generation Z isn’t travelling by trains” and check the runner-ups contributions here also.

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Unique Train Prize – Apply now!

Specific Challenge: The main objective of the prize is to develop an innovative solution that will allow tracking all commercial freight trains, from all railway undertakings, covering the whole European network. The aim is to provide real time information about the train, accessible to all, including information on the location, departure, destination, composition and punctuality. The desired solution must take into account the national messages compliant with Commission Regulation (EU) No 1305/2014 of 11 December…

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Shift2Rail cooperates with OBB on a H2 train

Shift2Rail has cooperated with ÖBB on a pioneer project investigating the usage of hydrogen rail vehicles for passenger traffic. The project launched on 11 September 2020 includes three months of demonstration operations in passenger traffic with one hydrogen train on the ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG rail network. The project aims to show the need for R&D in the area of rail hydrogen systems, in particular in terms of system integration and system cost efficiency and to define…

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Shift2Rail and its successor are a unique opportunity for the sector to overcome the challenges in front of us

Our Executive Director, Carlo Borghini, was recently interviewed by RailGrup to talk about the main challenges for the rail sector at European level. He underlines the importance of a shared vision on the future concept of operations and an understanding of clients’ needs in order to create a competitive European rail network. The future of the sector depends on the capacity to compete with other mobility and transport systems, taking advantage of its strengths and…

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The rail industry’s strong support for the continuation of Shift2Rail

Last week during its General Assembly, the Presiding Board of the European Rail Supply Industry Association, Unife, voiced strong support for the continuation of Shift2Rail under Horizon Europe, stating: “Today, we call once again on the European Commission to help us stay at the forefront of innovation by proposing the continuation of the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking with a programme of activities of €3.3bn, supported by an EU Contribution of €1.5bn under Horizon Europe.” The rail…

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