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Author Archives: Eleni Selipa

12th VPI Symposium “Digital Automatic Coupler” in cooperation with EDDP/DACcelerate

The gamechanger for the rail freight sector is on track! 1,250 participants informed themselves at the digital event on 11th of January 2022 about the status of the DAC introduction in Europe. "Deploying DAC throughout Europe is a challenging way to go. We managed the first centimeters." With these words VPI Chairman Malte Lawrenz welcomed the participants of the 12th VPI Symposium "Digital Automatic Coupler" (DAC) in Hamburg (Germany) on 11 January 2022. This year’s…

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Results published in December

Interim report on governance and deployment strategy DOWNLOAD HERE Description: This document defines the governance principles for the Railway System Architecture and the Common Data Model (CDM) which are defined in a first step by the LinX4Rail project, and which will be an important source for the System Pillar within the new Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking. Target audience: All rail stakeholders How it brings us closer to achieving better rail for Europe: This deliverable lays…

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