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Sneak preview of the scope for Innovate UK’s £6 million Enhancing Customer Experience in Rail Travel competition - be ready for Monday's launch event

Ahead of the competition launch on Monday in Coventry, Innovate UK  has released the scope document for the Enhancing Customer Experience in Rail Travel competition, that with the involvement of FutureRailway and RSSB , will result in investments totalling to £6m to support innovations in digital technologies that improve the customer experience in UK and international...
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The Henry Royce Memorial Lecture 2014

On Thursday 25 th  September Andrew McNaughton delivered the IET’s Henry Royce Memorial lecture to a packed theatre at the Royal Institution in London. Professor McNaughton, Chief Engineer and Technical Director of HS2 believes passionately that if the UK is to construct a transport system fit for what is set to become an even more densely populated island then it needs to get its...
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Passenger and Freight Rail Operators to take part in Innovation Challenge

FutureRailway will be announcing the ‘Rail Operator Challenge Competition’ (ROCC).   The competition will invest up to £3.5m in co-funding to encourage rail operators, their partners and suppliers to propose and demonstrate innovative solutions that address a wide range of business and operational challenges affecting freight and passenger rail operators and their customers. ...
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Space for rail prize launched for studies into integrating satellite systems and conventional systems in rail

The European Space Agency (ESA) - supported by Enabling Innovation Team of the UK rail industry (EIT) , the Satellite Applications Catapult Centre and the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) have launched a ‘Space for Rail' competition , with three a €50,000 prizes on offer for ideas that could use satellite technology for solving problems in the rail industry. Applications are...
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Eurotunnel launches ETICA incentive to help develop intermodal rail freight

Eurotunnel last Thursday announced a new system of incentives to financially support railway operators launching new intermodal rail freight services through the Channel Tunnel . ETICA (Eurotunnel Incentive for Capacity Additions) will address marketing and service start-up costs and the controls at Frethun - home to the Calais-Fréthun railway station and the Eurotunnel ...
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The Henry Royce Memorial Lecture 2014

On Thursday 25 th  September Andrew McNaughton delivered the IET’s Henry Royce Memorial...

Passenger and Freight Rail Operators to take part in Innovation Challenge

FutureRailway will be announcing the ‘Rail Operator Challenge Competition’ (ROCC).   ...

Space for rail prize launched for studies into integrating satellite systems and conventional systems in rail

The European Space Agency (ESA) - supported by Enabling Innovation Team of the UK...

Eurotunnel launches ETICA incentive to help develop intermodal rail freight

Eurotunnel last Thursday announced a new system of incentives to financially support...