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    Europe’s Rail partnership, the successor to the current Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking, has been officially announced today by the European Commission as part of a proposal for the set-up of 10 new European Partnerships under the Horizon Europe programme. All the partnerships share the objective of achieving a climate neutral and digital Europe. Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking will build on the successful results of Shift2Rail’s work with its […]
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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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Worker safety a priority in the European DAC Delivery Programme

The European DAC Delivery Programme (EDDP), enabled by Shift2Rail (S2R), now Europe’s Rail JU, sees a high value in early collaboration with trade unions on DAC-related developments to ensure worker safety is considered at every stage of the process. The trade unions are also actively engaged in this programme, therefore, in summer the European Transport Workers' Federation (ETF) joined the EDDP Supervisory Board. ETF represent about 700 000 workers in the railway sector and it…

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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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Europe’s Rail 2022 Events Calendar

Interested to get an insight into the upcoming year of Europe's Rail Joint Undertaking? Want to find out about our participation to major rail events and meetings across Europe and beyond? Take a look at the overview of our latest events calendar below. More information will be added gradually in the upcoming months. Do not forget to monitor our events calendar directly on the website to stay fully up to date. 2022 EVENTS CALENDAR

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Highlights from the Shift2Rail Innovation Days 2021

The last edition of the Shift2Rail Innovation Days, before we kick-off the new Europe's Rail Innovation Days, were held on 9-10 December bringing together over a thousand participants from across Europe and beyond, as well as more than 40 plenary and 100 webinar session speakers. Thank you to all the viewers and speakers who made the event a success!  WATCH RECORDINGS   The two-day event included the official kick-off by the Deputy Prime Minister of…

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Results published in November

Specification of formal development demonstrator DOWNLOAD HERE Description: This deliverable describes the rationale and planned structure of the formal methods demonstrator, which is an experiment in exploiting the use of formal analysis for improving the quality of standard interfaces and system requirements definitions. This deliverable is the base for Deliverable D2.5 "Formal development demonstrator prototype, final release". The data resulting from the controlled experiment will be exploited in Deliverable 2.6 "Specification of costs / benefits…

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