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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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White Atrium building, 2nd Floor
Avenue de la Toison d’Or 56-60
B1060
Brussels/Belgium

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Shift2Rail sponsors PhD students working on efficient and sustainable interconnected logistics

Shift2Rail has sponsored PhD students by offering them the possibility to participate to the 6th International Physical Internet Conference (IPIC) in London. The successful students took part in a doctoral colloquium where they had the opportunity to present and discuss their research ideas with other students and established researchers. As a sponsor of IPIC 2019, Shift2Rail helped PhD students cover their travel and accommodation costs to participate to the doctoral colloquium aiming to reflect on,…

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Register Now for Our Regional Cooperation Workshop!

Shift2Rail’s Regional Cooperation Workshop will take place on 9 October in Brussels. As a side event of the European Week of Regions and Cities, the workshop will focus on building synergies between Shift2Rail and European Structural Investment Funds.   Following a report published on 20 May by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre inviting Joint Undertakings to explore different possibilities for collaboration with European Structural and Investment Funds, Shift2Rail decided to organize a workshop bringing…

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Shift2Rail’s participation to WCRR 2019 in Tokyo

The World Congress on Rail Research in Tokyo from 28 October – 1 November, will bring together more than 1000 visitors and stakeholders on rail Research & Innovation from all over the world, including manufacturers, network managers, operators, as well as research institutions and universities. Shift2Rail will use this platform to present its latest research results to a global audience, and concretely illustrate how it is contributing to delivering the railway system of the future.…

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Register now for the Shift2Rail Dialogue at the Digital Transport Days!

Against the backdrop of European Commission’s Digital Transport Days 2019, the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking is pleased to be hosting an event dedicated to rail research and innovation beyond 2020.   The dialogue will take place in the morning of 7 October 2019 at the Finlandia Hall in Helsinki, before the start of the Digital Transport Days main event. The event will focus on questions dedicated to digitalisation and new technologies in the railway industry, as…

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28% increase in number of applications for Shift2Rail Call for Proposals 2019

Europe’s railway Research and Innovation performers prove strong interest in deepening their collaboration as 2019 Shift2Rail Call for Proposals prompts requests for R&I funding worth €76.8 million. Following its 2019 Call, the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking received 50 proposals for a total value of €193.9 million and a funding request of €117.9 million (50% more compared to the available funding). 42 proposals were submitted as Open Calls, with a request for funding nearly three times the…

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Innovation in the Spotlight: Using Batteries for Maximum Operational Flexibility in Rail

  Main benefits Reduction of CO2 emissions by 20% per train, providing eco-friendly propulsion. Reduction of overall energy consumption by 20%. Noise reduction when operating in battery mode. In addition to the successful study and workshop on the Fuel Cell & Hydrogen technology for rail, Shift2Rail is also working to introduce innovative hybrid and battery-supported propulsion concepts for future energy efficient freight locomotives. The new technology will increase last mile operation flexibility, reduce CO2 emissions…

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