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Birmingham’s Midland Metro trams to be the first Battery powered in the UK

The West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority has announced that it has begun negotiations with battery suppliers to fit a fleet of Midland Metro Urbos 3 trams with Lithium Ion batteries...

RSSB opens £4.5 million Vehicle Dynamics Competition for innovations to address rolling contact fatigue

RSSB has opened for expressions of interest a £4.5m competition to address the estimated £350m annual cost of track and vehicle running gear damage caused by vibration, a long standing...

Digitally enabling electrification project assessing whether BIM open standards for data exchange can transform the economics of rail electrification

At the conclusion of its participation of the two year Digitally Enabling Electrification project, Atkins has laid out its experiences of applying open standards in line with...

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...

Rail Supply Group’s strategy targets doubling of UK rail industry exports, drive economic growth and create thousands of new jobs and apprenticeships

The Rail Supply Group (RSG), the Department for Transport and Department for Business, Innovation and Skills supported group tasked with delivering opportunities for the UK rail supply chain, ...

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...
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Progress update for the eleven winning projects for the Enabling the digital railways Collaborative R&D competition

In 2013, the Technology Strategy Board and RSSB announced investment of up to £5m in...

German project starts for shunting locomotive fleet with hybrid technology

Deutsche Bahn AG, Alstom Deutschland AG, the State of Bavaria and DAL Deutsche Anlagen...

A head of steam for Accelerating Innovation in Rail - competition roundup

Last month, we reviewed progress of the winning projects for the Enabling the Digital Railway...

Opportunity for UK motorsport innovators in Brazil

UK Companies that specialise in technical innovation, particularly associated with motor sport...

Network Rail and Thales parter on ‘Project of the Year’ for Intelligent Infrastructure Management - 28/08/13

Network Rail's Intelligent Infrastructure programme, which incorporates an Intelligent...

Network Rail and Bombardier developing prototype battery powered train

Network Rail said it and its partners have begun work to create a prototype battery-powered...

Satellite Applications Catapult provides access to a phenomenal range of technologies and services

The Satellite Applications Catapult is an independent not-for-profit research and technology...

UK Tram's Low Impact Light Rail competition open for applications

The TSB (Technology Strategy Board) led SBRI (Small Business Research Initiative) has launched...

Innovation in Rail at the heart for bidding for the InterCity East Coast franchise competition

Last Friday (17 January 2014) Stephen Hammond MP announced that the Department for Transport...