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ESA launches Space4rail web site to promote space based solutions for the rail sector

The European Space Agency (ESA) has ‘launched’ the web site SPACE4RAIL to highlight challenges and needs in the rail sector that could be met using space-based solutions, and to explain how ESA co-funding programmes can help the sector. According to ESA, rail companies worldwide are starting to explore the commercial and operational benefits of integrating space technologies...
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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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Tracking trains with satellite precision - ESA spin-off applied to for passenger information in Spain

Spanish rail travellers in over 400 stations can know exactly when to expect their train thanks to a new system, adapting space technology developed by Madrid-based Deimos Space . Since its formation in 2001, Deimos Space, part of Elecnor Deimos , has developed uses for space technologies and techniques acquired by its involvement in space projects. Taking a cue from how ...
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ESA Invitation To Tender - Specification of a certification framework for SATCOM in railway safety applications

ESA Invitation to Tender 7258 ESA ITT for SATCOM for railway - you will need to register for the full documentation. If you wish to find out more and have not had experience of working with ESA before, please contact John Yates or Tim Just at the Technology Strategy Board Summary of this ITT There is an increase in the use of wireless communications within the...
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ESA launches Space4rail web site to promote space based solutions for the rail sector

The European Space Agency (ESA) has ‘launched’ the web site SPACE4RAIL to highlight...

Winners of the ESA/EIT Space for Rail Competition Announced

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

Tracking trains with satellite precision - ESA spin-off applied to for passenger information in Spain

Spanish rail travellers in over 400 stations can know exactly when to expect their train...