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Shift2Rail publishes slides presented at its €26.1 million ’Open Call’ Information Day in Brussels

Shift2Rail has published slides presented at its recent Information Day on the current Shift2Rail open calls , held in Brussels. The presentations, made on 20 January 2016, include an...

Shift2Rail launches first calls for projects including €26.1 million for open calls - information day to be held in Brussels on 20 January 2016

As previewed by Mark Gaddes of FutureRail at the RSSB and KTN Review of Horizon 2020 Work Programmes in October , Shift2Rail, the Joint Undertaking backed by the Commission and the rail...

Review of Horizon 2020 Work Programmes: Collaboration Opportunities with the Rail Industry, 30 October 2015

Held at RSSB, at The Helicon, 1 South Place, London, the Review of Horizon 2020 Work Programmes & Collaboration Opportunities with the Rail Industry was chaired and opened by Martin...

RSSB to promote rail as a test-bed for cross modal and other research opportunities within Horizon 2020

RSSB (Rail Safety and Standards Board) and Future Railway (a collaboration between Network Rail and RSSB to support innovation in the delivery of the Rail Technical Strategy) have identified...

Arriva UK Trains, Govia Thameslink Railway and First Great Western selected for RSSB’s Train Operator Competition 2015

RSSB last week announced brief details of three projects selected to go to the second stage of its Train Operator Competition 2015 (TOC’15), launched in March to help co-fund strategic...

RSSB announces winners of its 2014 Rail Operator Challenge potential to deliver considerable benefits to the railway system

In response to the Future Railway programme’s April 2014 Rail Operator Competition Challenge (ROCC) - under which RSSB and the Department for Transport offered to fund innovative proposals...

Ricardo discussing use of its flywheel hybrid technology for legacy diesel fleets following its DDFlyTrain Accelerating Innovation in Rail project

Ricardo yesterday announced that its research conducted with Artemis Intelligent Power and Bombardier Transportation has confirmed the potential for 10% real-life fuel savings for integrating...

Open consultation on Mobile communications for UK rail passengers

The Department of Transport, together with the Department of culture media and sport, is conducting a consultation exercise requesting views on improving mobile communications for UK rail...

Omnicom Engineering wins the 2015 RIA/Future Railway Innovation Award

Omnicom Engineering , the York-based rail systems company, announced it was awarded the 2015 Future Railway Innovation Award for its proposed RailNavigator product, a low cost advanced...

RSSB announces funding for three academic research projects on new materials which aim to reduce the whole-life costs of railway assets

A panel of representatives from The Association of Train Operating Companies , Railway Industry Association and Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) has selected three projects to be...
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