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February

2019

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March

2019

Lille, France

26-28

March

2019

Dublin, Ireland

12-14

June

2019

28-1

October

2019

Highlight

  • New study shows great market potential for Hydrogen in Rail throughout Euro…
    A new study by Roland Berger on FCH train technology, commissioned by Shift2Rail and Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertakings, is just out. The study analyses the state of the art, the business case, the market potential, specific case studies and technical and non-technical barriers to the use of FCH technology in different rail applications.   The analysis finds that the global FCH train market development activities are currently […]
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New #HydrogenTrain study on the use of fuel cells and hydrogen in the railway environment

Shift2Rail is delighted to be launching together with the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking a joint “Study on the use of fuel cells and hydrogen in the railway environment”. The study assesses the state of the art, the business case, the market potential, specific case studies and technical and non-technical barriers to the use of FCH technology in different rail applications. Read our press release about the launch of this study. The study and…

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More efficient traction systems for ever-greener trains   

Main benefits of the next generation of traction systems Energy savings of up to 10% for trains in all platforms: metro, light rail, sub-urban, regional and high-speed Quieter traction systems for all kinds of trains – up to 20 dB less noise for some parts Smart maintenance systems embedded in traction systems to lengthen train’s life, improve reliability and reduce maintenance costs up to 20%   Shift2Rail-funded engineers are developing the next generation of train…

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Shift2Rail at SIFER 2019

Shift2Rail participated to SIFER 2019 in Lille that brought together more than 400 companies from Europe and beyond. The three-day event from 26-28 March offered visitors an opportunity to meet stakeholders from across all sectors of the railway industry. Visitors at our stand were able to learn about Shift2Rail’s Call for Proposals 2019, ask questions and see Shift2Rail’s results. Our Executive Director Carlo Borghini participated to a UNIFE round-table on Research and Innovation that focused…

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Space for Rail: Bringing the Benefits of Global Satellite Navigation to Railway Customers in Europe and Beyond

Vienna, 18 March 2019 – The Austrian Infrastructure Minister Nobert Hofer welcomed an illustrious group of European and international experts to discuss the important role of satellite-based positioning technology for the future of the European railway sector today in Vienna. While traditional and ageing technologies are being gradually phased out, satellite technology opens up new possibilities for providing a scalable solution for railway positioning and increasing the safety of rail transport. It also supports cost efficiency for…

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Submit your paper for TRA2020!

The call for scientific paper submissions for the Transport Research Arena 2020 (TRA2020) is open. Authors can submit their papers for two review tracks: journal track and conference track. Papers that are submitted for the journal track will be considered for publication in special issues of the European Transport Research Review (ETRR) and they must be full papers. Papers offered solely for the conference can be short papers. The deadline for submitting works is 30th…

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Shift2Rail participated at Rail Live! Bilbao 2019

There was a high interest on Shift2Rail’s work for advancing Europe’s railway systems at Rail Live! 2019 –a trade fair and conference that took place on 5-7 March in Bilbao, Spain, attended by 3,000 professionals from across the sector. The Joint Undertaking had a very busy stand at the fair, where attendees could learn more about the functioning of Shift2Rail and the process to apply for the Call for Proposals 2019. Shift2Rail staff took the…

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