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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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Europe’s Rail awards eight grants for its Call for Proposals 2022-2

Eight new projects worth €13.1 million will be funded under the Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking 2022-2 Call for Proposals for rail research and innovation activities, in line with its Amended Annual Work Programme 2022-2024. Europe’s Rail co-funding will amount up to €11.7 million. These projects are part of the Europe’s Rail programme to strengthen the scientific and technical discoveries covering exploratory research and innovation on new approaches for guided transport modes. Read press release

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A study on smart and affordable high-speed services in the European Union shows the way to future sustainable mobility

The study contracted by Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking (EU-RAIL) in collaboration with the Alliance of Passenger Rail New Entrants in Europe (ALLRAIL), the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) and the European Rail Supply Industry (UNIFE) analyses the impact of the European High-Speed Rail (HSR) Network connecting the Capitals of Europe and the main European cities and regions. The study confirms that investing in a comprehensive European HSR network delivers added value to…

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Europe’s Rail announces its Call for Proposals 2022-2 at InnoTrans

Against the backdrop of InnoTrans 2022, we are pleased to announce that Europe’s Rail Call for Proposals 2022-2 worth €35.8 million was officially launched in presence of the European Commissioner for Transport Adina Vălean today. The Call is open for applications and submissions will be accepted until 14 December at 17:00 CET. Read press release

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