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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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Results published in December 2023

Train Pass-by Noise Source Characterisation and Separation Tools for Cost-effective Vehicle Certification DOWNLOAD HERE Description: This deliverable was focused on the separation of other railway noise sources from rolling noise by applying the microphone array and Pass-by Analysis (PBA) methods. These two methods were used for the characterisation of the pass-by data obtained in the TRANSIT project measurement campaigns. The data originated from two separate campaigns: the Velim campaign, which used a regional test train,…

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Europe’s Rail Project Results Published in December 2023

Requirements for the deployment of a Traffic Management System DOWNLOAD HERE Description: The focus is to explore the requirements for the integration of Traffic Management System (TMS), Automatic Train Operation (ATO), and Connected Driver Advisory System (C-DAS) to optimise rail operations and increase their efficiency. This deliverable consists of a report that presents an overview of the three systems, relevant concepts, and standards, as well as the ‘State-of-the-art’ for each of these systems. The ‘state-of-practice’…

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Europe’s Rail in 2023

2023 was a busy and successful year for the Europe's Rail Joint Undertaking (EU-Rail), effectively accomplising its operational and administratitve goals . From its R&I activities to building relationships with many stakeholders, this year we moved one step forward to making rail the everyday mobility. Thank you to our Founding Members, partners, and the EU-Rail staff for the collaboration and support during 2023. Have a read through some of the highlights of this past year…

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European Year of Skills: Meet ProRail and NS

Throughout the European Year of Skills 2023, we publish a video series on our YouTube channel. Watch as we share personal experiences of our Founding Members, partners, and staff through video messages, encouraging young people to build their careers in rail. Learn directly from people in the industry what are the skills you can develop while working in rail, what skills are necessary to have and what skills are used daily. This way we are…

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Europe’s Rail FP5-TRANS4M-R brings you the next generation rail freight

To benefit the rail sector and its final users, our new Flagship Project 5 (FP5) TRANS4M-R, worth EUR 95.1 million with 71 partners, is ready to establish rail freight as a backbone of the lowest emission and most resilient logistics chain in Europe, fulfilling the end customer requirements to their full satisfaction. In this article FP5-TRANS4M-R Flagship Project Manager, Molley Williams from our Founding Member Deutsche Bahn explains what to expect from the project. Tell…

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Eight Projects Aim to Ensure that European Rail is Fit for the Future

The projects funded under the Europe’s Rail 2022-2 Call for Proposals cover everything from railway stations and bridges to increasing rail freight, supporting SMEs and building a railway-based intermodal pod system. Europe’s Rail has selected eight projects under its 2022-2 Call for Proposals. Worth EUR 35.8 million, the projects involve nearly 100 entities from 22 countries and include some of Europe’s best and brightest researchers and innovators. Together with the six large flagship projects that…

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