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Landmark event on the future of European rail freight boosts commitment for DAC

In the frame of the Connecting Europe Days and under the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the European DAC Delivery Programme, enabled by the Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking, organised ‘The Future of Rail Freight – see how it works in the 21st century!’ event on 2 April in Brussels, Belgium. The event demonstrated a broad support for the future of digitised and automated European rail freight through Digital Automatic Coupling (DAC).…

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Join us for ‘The Future of Rail Freight – see how it works in the 21st century!’ event

Digital Automatic Coupling (DAC) is the driver for a digital European rail freight and the key technology to ensure Europe’s rail freight becomes more digitised, automated and efficient. DAC will foster sustainability and a more reliable supply of goods across Europe for people and businesses. Digital rail freight will improve intermodal competitiveness of rail logistics to shift more volume to the most environmentally friendly and energy-efficient transport mode. It will also play a role as…

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EUR 7 million investment for European multimodality under rail and aviation synergy call

Europe’s Rail and SESAR 3 Joint Undertakings have published a joint call for the development of an “Integrated air and rail network backbone for a sustainable and energy-efficient multimodal transport system”. The call targets solutions that will improve door‐to‐door mobility for Europe’s citizens, and is expected to generate synergies between the air and rail innovation communities. With a total investment of EUR 7 million, the call is being co-funded within the framework of the EU’s…

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Single System for Europe’s Train Control needs Satellite Technology

European Commission, European Union’s rail system authority (ERA), Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking (EU-Rail), the European Union Agency for the space programme (EUSPA), and the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union collaborate to leverage satellite technology for rail. European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) takes a step forward towards the future as the European Commission, the Europe's Rail Joint Undertaking (EU-Rail), the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA), and the European Union Agency…

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Memorandum of Understanding signed between RailNetEurope and Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking

In the context of the Swedish Presidency of the European Union, the signature of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between RailNetEurope (RNE) and the Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking (EU-RAIL), took place during the Rail Transport Day in Stockholm, Sweden on 30 May 2023. The MoU aims at formalising the collaboration between RailNetEurope and the Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking. Through this agreement, both organisations are committed to foster an integrated, high-capacity European railway network by eliminating…

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Europe’s Rail launches a Call for Expressions of Interest to establish a new scientific advisory body

The Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking has launched a new Call for Expressions of Interest to establish its new Scientific Steering Group with a mission to advise on scientific priorities, achievements, and provide independent analysis and recommendations to Europe’s Rail for its R&I Programme. Interested experts with experience and knowledge about the challenges of the European railway sector can submit their applications until 30 June 2023. Read press release

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