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  • Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking proposed by the European Commission to the …
    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 May 2023

Ground Vibration Prediction Software: user’s manual and tutorial examples DOWNLOAD HERE Description: The document describes the software that provides the railway community with a commonly accepted, practical and validated methodology and a user-friendly prediction tool for ground vibration impact studies. This SILVARSTAR prediction tool is based on a frequency-domain hybrid approach that combines the advantages of both numerical and experimental approaches. Target audience: Infrastructure Managers, Suppliers How it brings us closer to achieving better rail…

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Research and Innovation Keeps AI on the Right Track

Love it or fear it, Artificial Intelligence is here. But while the headlines are focused on new developments in generative AI, this emerging technology is also making waves in the rail sector. Artificial intelligence (AI) could prove to be nothing short of a gamechanger for the rail industry. Not only does it have the potential to optimise complex railway systems, improve the safety and security of urban rail networks, and enhance the customer experience, it…

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European Year of Skills: Meet the Europe’s Rail Team

Curious about the skills needed to work in the rail sector? During the European Year of Skills 2023, we will be sharing personal experiences of our Members, partners and staff though video messages, encouraging young people to build their careers in rail. We are putting skills centre-stage, to promote a mindset of reskilling and upskilling. We want to bring organisations and people together to share their experiences and insights. This month, for the first edition,…

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Get to know Europe’s Rail Flagship Projects

Phase 1 of Europe’s Rail will cover key aspects of the railway system in an integrated and coordinated approach, delivering European interoperable solutions as from 2026. Find out about the new Europe's Rail projects in-depth in article series every month on the Europe's Rail website. We start with an overview of the six Flagship Projects.   In less than a year after the official launch of the Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking in presence of the…

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Europe’s Rail takes part in the European Startup Prize for Mobility 5th edition

Europe’s Rail is proud to be supporting the 5th edition of the European Startup Prize for Mobility (EUSP), the European acceleration and investment programme for sustainable mobility startups. EUSP is a public-private initiative co-founded by the European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee Chairwoman, Karima Delli, Boston Consulting Group and Via ID. The competition is supported by both the European Parliament and the European Commission, as well as influential partners, and invites mobility startups from around…

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Results published in April 2023

On-board Train Integrity Technology Migration & Standardisation proposal of the On-Board Train Integrity Interfaces DOWNLOAD HERE Description: X2RAIL-4, one of the Members’ projects implementing the S2R Innovation Programme 2, completed the activities related to On-Board Train Integrity (OTI). The technology demonstrator completed its technical activities in December 2022. The first deliverable is addressing based on which conditions the new technology needed for OTI should be introduced. The second deliverable is making a proposal for standardisation…

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