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Day 1 at Shift2Rail stand at InnoTrans (H4.2/203): The future of mobility is here now

The Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking (S2R JU) will have a strong presence in its first appearance InnoTrans, the largest rail fair in the world –presenting the first results of the initiative, barely two years after its creation. At 12.00 pm, the stand (Hall 4.2./203) opens up with an official visit of the German Federal Minister for Transport Andreas Scheuer and EU Commissioner for Transport and Mobility Violeta Bulc, as part of the Opening Tour of InnoTrans…

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Issue #4 of Shift2Rail e-news

New mobility systems that will drastically transform passengers’ experience Without a doubt, strong collaborative efforts are necessary to accelerate the critical transformation of railways. The July edition of the newsletter opens with introductory words by Roland Edel, CTO at Siemens AG Mobility Division, a S2R Member, emphasising the importance of intensified collaboration with competitors within the sector, passengers and European institutions made possible within Shift2Rail. The spotlight of this month’s newsletter is on one of…

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Rail stakeholders show strong support for Shift2Rail

  The Shift2Rail Dialogue on the Future of Research & Innovation, held on 19 June 2018 in Brussels, was an ideal platform for railway stakeholders to address policy and industry expectations. Participants expressed their strong support for the continuation of rail research and innovation within the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking during the next EU programming period 2021-27. The event gathered 150 representatives of stakeholders working in areas related to railways. Participants included mainline, freight and urban…

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Shift2Rail Dialogue on the Future of Rail Research and Innovation on 19th June

  The Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking (S2R JU) is delighted to announce its dialogue event on the Future of Rail Research and Innovation to be held on 19 June, between 9:00-14:00 in the Square Brussels Convention Centre. The aim of the conference is to address policy and industry expectations, in view of the next programming period of the S2R JU Programme. The conference will be an ideal platform to bring together the railway stakeholders, and to…

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Shift2Rail launches the Women in Rail Research & Innovation Award

On Women’s Day 2018, the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking (S2R JU) announces the first edition of the ‘Women in Rail Research & Innovation Award’. With this initiative, S2R JU honours its commitment for gender equality as signatory of the Declaration to ensure equal opportunities for women and men in the transport sector. The Award will be bestowed on Tuesday 18 September 2018, during InnoTrans, the European leading trade fair for transport technology.   Shift2Rail presents the…

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Joint declaration: Zero tolerance for sexual harassment

Shift2Rail joins the Heads of EU agencies and Joint undertakings commitment to zero tolerance towards sexual harassment. We have committed ourselves in accordance with existing laws and particularly the staff regulation, to promote diversity at work and provide our staff with a trusted place in which to work. Read the common declaration here. 

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