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European Commissioner for Transport visits Shift2Rail

We were pleased to welcome the European Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc, to Shift2Rail’s offices on Friday, 18 October. It was an opportunity for staff to thank her for her outstanding support during her mandate, and her inspiring determination to help move European railways forward.

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Innovation in the Spotlight: How a Smooth Ride Translates to Improved Sustainability

Main Benefits Deliver a commonly agreed energy baseline for the four Shift2Rail system platform demonstrators (high speed, regional, urban-metro and freight application) and a modelling tool to evaluate, improve and optimise the energy consumption of rail systems with a particular focus on rolling stock. Develop future methods for predicting overall noise and vibration performance on a system level including both rolling stock, infrastructure and its environment. Assess and advise all energy related works as well…

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