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Support to the ERTMS Deployment action as baseline for Shift2Rail (IP2) innovative solutions – Cancelled

Reference: S2R.2017.OP.04 Published: Yes Deadline: Deadline for submission of tenders EXTENDED until 13 February 2018. A corrigendum of the contract notice will be published soon. Call documents: Contract Notice Corrigendum Documents: Invitation to tender (UPDATED 25/01/2018) Tender Specifications (Updated 18/01/2018) Annexes to the tender specifications (Updated 18/01/2018) Annex 5-Model Financial offer - NEW Draft framework contract Q&A (07/02/2018) - UPDATED Non-award decision: 28/04/2018

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Shift2Rail presents its vision for the railway systems of the future to more than 3,500 professionals

Shift2Rail brought railway transport mode to a prominent spot at the Transport Research Arena (TRA) Conference, which took place on 16-19 April 2018 in Vienna, Austria. Seizing yet another opportunity to show its progress towards delivering the European railway systems of the future, the Shift2Rail JU presented an impressive stand at the Transport Research Arena Conference in Vienna to a crowd of 3,500 professionals. EU Commissioner for Mobility and Transport Violeta Bulc visited the S2R…

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16-19 April: Transport Research Arena – Save the date

  TRA offers a great opportunity to explore, discuss and demonstrate the major trends that will drastically change the way we use mobility and transport modes, and address the challenges of the future mobility system. It also provides a great networking opportunity with more than 3,000 experts from Europe, the USA and Asia, coming from the R&I community & industry looking at innovative solutions to be taken up by the market. For further information please…

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Shift2Rail Information Day – Open Call for Proposals 2018 – Presentations now available

On December 12, Shift2Rail JU organised an Information Day – Open Call for Proposals 2018. Download hereafter the presentations delivered throughout the day. Agenda 10.00–10.10 Opening - Matthew Baldwin (DG MOVE), Clara de la Torre (DG RTD) 10.10–10.30 Shift2Rail State of Play, S2R JU Executive Director, Carlo Borghini 10.30–10.40 European Railway Clusters Initiative (ERCI) - Lutz Hübner The Enterprise Europe Network - Carolin Schmidt 10.40–12.00 Annual Work Plan 2018 topics and S2R Programme, Giorgio Travaini Presentations of the…

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Women in Rail

The lacking number of women working in transport is an underlying issue, under scrutiny by the European Commission. According to a 2016 study of the Directorate General for Mobility and Transport, only 22% workers of the transport sector are women, whilst the rail and road sector have both the most unbalanced number, with overall 85% of men workers1. Besides, there is also a very strong imbalance between the types of employee profiles within each sector.…

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