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Winners of the ESA/EIT Space for Rail Competition Announced

Patrick McLoughlin, UK Secretary of State for Transport, has announced, during a speech at RailLive 2014, that two prizes of €50,000 have been awarded in the Space for Rail competition. Launched in October 2013, the competition was initiated and co-funded by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the UK rail industry’s Enabling Innovation Team (EIT) with support of the Satellite Applications...
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Provision of Hosted Telecoms Innovation Facilities at Rail Innovation and Development Centre

Fixed and mobile telecommunication services are increasingly becoming an enabler for innovation across the rail industry. These services and products require representative and accessible telecommunications systems and services for testing. Network Rail is investing in its Rail Innovation and Development Centres (RIDC) to provide these.test 'environments.   The opportunity ...
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Questionnaire to Review of UK Rail Test, Trial and Demonstration Facilities

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) have commissioned the Rail Alliance to conduct a survey to review the UK Rail Testing Facilities to support and inform wider studies being carried out by the Enabling Innovation Team ( www.futurerailway.org ).  This is to test the null hypothesis that the lack of independent testing/manufacturing facilities presents an ongoing key...
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Competition - Pantograph Measurement Device

Briefing Day – Friday, 21 March FutureRailway has launched a competition to design a Pantograph Dynamic Behaviour Measurement Device for use in Rolling Stock Maintenance Depots.   A pantograph is used to provide power to a train from an electrified overhead line. Currently, pantographs cannot be deployed too close together and are limited in the speed they can achieve....
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Competition aims to address the avoidance of bridge reconstruction

New £3million railways competition open now until 2nd May 2014
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EIT awards funding for initial tranche of winners of its Radical Train Competition

EIT has announced the first four of eight finalists have been awarded investment of around £2.5m as a result of entering EIT's  Radical Train competition . The Enabling Innovation Team (EIT) Radical Train Competition was open in April this year to the whole of UK Industry to propose innovative ideas for improving trains as part of the Future Railways Programme. The best ideas were...
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Cycle information and reservations now available via National Rail Enquiries app courtesy of Rail Innovation Support Engine scheme, 14/10/13

A resource for cyclists has been added to the existing National Rail Enquiries app , supported by funding from the RISE (Rail Innovation Support Engine) scheme. RISE offers investment funding for ideas for improving the railway, with funding fund for practical demonstrator projects with concepts which are proven on paper. The Enabling Innovation Team (EIT) addresses...
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Enabling Innovation Team Remote Condition Monitoring (RCM) competition to be launched on Friday 18 October - 08/10/13

Remote condition monitoring (RCM) is, according to The Enabling Innovation Team (EIT), widely used on both trains and rail infrastructure, for example through Network Rail's Intelligent Infrastructure Programme, and is regarded by the organisation as a necessity with the network under pressure to carry more passengers and freight. However, as part of its Future Railway portfolio of...
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EIT Rail Customer Experience Competition winners announced

The rail industry’s Enabling Innovation team held a Final Live Event last Tuesday, on London's South Bank, to announce winners of a £1 million prize-bearing competition for innovative solutions for passenger and freight customer experience in rail. The EIT is hosted by RSSB and is funded initially by a grant from DfT. The 2012/13 grant of £16.7m will be used...
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Major undertaking to map UK capabilities in Rail is now underway - your views needed!

EIT targets innovation funding for the greatest benefit of UK businesses and the rail industry Submit your opinions on the UK railway capabilities by clicking this link and completing the survey, and attend the workshops (listed below) in May and June. The global rail industry is growing steadily; in the UK alone, there is unprecedented investment of over £10bn in the...
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EIT Rail Customer Experience Competition

A £1 million competition opens on 13 May to find solutions that can transform the rail customer’s experience. The GB rail industry is seeking innovative solutions which will lead to transformation of the rail customer’s experience, both passengers and freight customers. The Enabling Innovation Team (EIT) is running a £1 million...
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Rail Capability Mapping

The Enabling Innovation Team (EIT) is working with Arthur D.Little (ADL) and Atkins to map capabilities and markets for the rail sector (covering heavy rail, metro, light rail and tram), and will launch a survey in a few weeks where you can propose capabilities that you believe will benefit from additional resource. The EIT have secured significant funding to help develop...
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EIT Passenger Customer Experience Survey

The Enabling Innovation Team The Enabling Innovation Team (EIT) has been set up by the rail industry to accelerate the uptake of innovation. Our mission is to offer support to practical cross-industry demonstrator projects, building on the work of TSLG but also seeking out innovative ideas and proposals from across the industry. The Customer Experience Competition We...
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Winners of the ESA/EIT Space for Rail Competition Announced

Patrick McLoughlin, UK Secretary of State for Transport, has announced, during a speech at...

Provision of Hosted Telecoms Innovation Facilities at Rail Innovation and Development Centre

Fixed and mobile telecommunication services are increasingly becoming an enabler for...

Questionnaire to Review of UK Rail Test, Trial and Demonstration Facilities

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) have commissioned the Rail Alliance...

Competition - Pantograph Measurement Device

Briefing Day – Friday, 21 March FutureRailway has launched a competition to design a...

Competition aims to address the avoidance of bridge reconstruction

New £3million railways competition open now until 2nd May 2014