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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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Rail freight transport: European, sustainable and attractive

There is no EU Green Deal without rail. This is especially true for rail freight, which can be pivotal in supporting a sustainable and digital logistic value chain. Shift2Rail’s Innovation Programme 5 (IP5) “Technologies for Sustainable and Attractive European Rail Freight” was built to address freight challenges, and is the platform for designing, testing and maturing innovations for the rail freight sector in Europe. IP5 provides a unique set-up for a collaboration between railway undertakings,…

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Shift2Rail Innovation Days 2020 – Save the Date!

Due to the pandemic, during the past months a series of events have been cancelled. We want to nevertheless secure an opportunity to show all the results achieved and the efforts made by our Members and partners working in the Shift2Rail Research and Innovation Programme. To enable us to do just that, we are delighted to announce the Shift2Rail Innovation Days – an opportunity for the European railway community to see how far our innovations…

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Support the coronavirus global response effort

This month the European Union and its partners launched the coronavirus global response campaign. Want to know how you can help raise €7.5bn to develop diagnostics, treatments and vaccines for global deployment at an affordable price? All you need to do is help us raise awareness and spread the word about the important role of research and innovation. Use the key messages below through all your professional and personal means to ensure we work for…

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European Commission guidelines on restoration of transport services

Earlier this month, the European Commission presented its Tourism and Transport package of guidelines and recommendations to help Member States gradually lift travel restrictions and allow tourism businesses to reopen, while respecting health precautions. The guidelines include specific recommendations for rail, amongst other transport modes, including limiting contact among passengers and between passengers and transport workers, reducing passenger density, and the use of personal protective equipment.   The Commission's Tourism and Transport package includes: An overall…

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ETNA 2020 Webinar: Transforming Europe’s Rail System

Our Executive Director, Carlo Borghini, will present in this webinar about mobility focused on transforming Europe's rail system. The webinar, organised by the network of Transport National Contact Points ETNA2020 in cooperation with C-Energy 2020 and NCPs CaRE, will take place on 9 June at 10.00 CET. In the light of the future merging of energy, climate and mobility, this webinar is part of a series devoted to the transition between Horizon 2020 and Horizon…

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Shift2Rail to moderate the IRS webinar on ‘Post-COVID: What will be the new normal for rail travel?’

Join us for this very timely webinar on the question everyone in the rail industry is currently talking about – what will be the new normal for rail following the Coronavirus pandemic? Our Executive Director, Carlo Borghini, will moderate the webinar which will take place on Tuesday, 2 June 2020, 12:00-13:30 CEST. The session will explore the possible medium- and long-term changes to rail travel, what lessons must be learnt, and what warnings should be heeded.…

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