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Newsletter 11

Innovation in the Spotlight: Enhancing tracks, switches and crossings – the building blocks of rail

Main Benefits Whole system modelling approach Switch and Crossing sensor system to extend operational lifespan Enhanced track design solutions through predictive analyses The infrastructure that we depend upon for a comfortable and reliable train ride is often unnoticed by the average passenger, however, rail tracks plus switches and crossings play a crucial role in the overall availability of the transportation network. Innovative work is being realized across these important building blocks.  The Challenge To ensure…

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Shift2Rail Regional Information Days across and beyond Europe!

Can’t make it to our Info Day in Brussels on 10 December about our new 2020 Call? Read on for other Info Days you may be able to join instead! Regional Information Days on the Shift2Rail Call for Proposals 2020 will give valuable information about our upcoming funding opportunity as well as R&I results arising from the Programme so far to interested participants in Berlin, Paris, Jerusalem and Ankara. These Info Days offer a great…

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Shift2Rail projects develop intuitive and engaging travel experience tools

Experts working on Shift2Rail-funded projects on R&I for digital services presented their final results during an event that took place on 5 November in Brussels. The conference clustered results from ATTRACkTIVE and Co-ACTIVE – Shift2Rail projects working on seamless door-to-door travel for all citizens in Europe. Participants had the opportunity to find out more about how Shift2Rail aims to offer more intuitive and engaging travel experiences to rail customers. The main topics included travel shopping,…

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Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking partners with International Rail Forum & Conference 2020

The International Rail Forum & Conference (IRFC) is one of the leading events in the international railway calendar, bringing together top managers, railway and logistics experts, customers, prominent politicians and institutions from across Europe. The 7th IRFC will be held in Prague from 1 to 3 April 2020 at the Clarion Hotel Prague with the motto: “Let’s build a new generation of railways together”.   Shift2Rail is supporting the IRFC conference together with other international…

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