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Rail industry develops pan-sector innovation charter

Use our innovation charter in your next collaboration and make the best start Few organisations now have the capability to carry out all development projects within their organisational...

Rail Operator Challenge Competition now open for innovation pilot projects

FutureRailway - a collaboration between Network Rail and the  Rail Safety and Standards Board - on 1 April launched a competition designed to help rail operators improve their...

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...

Future Ticket Detection Competition

This March, FutureRailway are launching a £2m Future Ticket Detection competition. This intends to look at alternatives to the existing gate-line and...

Call for Papers for the Stephenson Conference 2015

The Stephenson Conference on rail research will take place in April 2015, and will be an international event covering a full range of infrastructure, rolling stock and interface...

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...

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.   ...

Competition aims to address the avoidance of bridge reconstruction

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

Market Engagement for HS2 Phase One

Britain is planning its first high-speed rail network that will connect its biggest cities, generate jobs, rebalance the economy, shorten journey times and significantly improve capacity of the...

Spin-off application of advanced flow meters developed for European Space Agency applied to brake testing for trains in Germany

The Technology Transfer Programme of the European Space Agency last week reported on a spin-off application of advanced flow meters developed for measuring the heat of atmosphere re-entry for...
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Deutsche Bahn AG, Alstom Deutschland AG, the State of Bavaria and DAL Deutsche Anlagen...