NEWS

IT2Rail paper presented at WCRR 2016

A paper was presented at the World Congress on Railway Research (WCRR 2016) in Milan, focussing on IT2Rail work.

The title of the paper is: The “open web of transportation data” as a shared networked environment for the realization of the Single European Railway Area.

The paper was awarded the "Best Paper" prize in the Passenger Mobility from Door to Door theme.
The paper presents the market scenario and technology solutions for door-to-door mobility, which will allow a better travel experience and will make railways more attractive for travellers.
A Certificate of Achievement was given to Mr. Riccardo Santoro, main author and official speaker, during the Award Ceremony. Click here to download the document.

IT2Rail mid-term Conference

The IT2Rail mid-term conference was successfully held in Brussels 17 November 2016.
This event was a combined event for all the Shift2Rail "Lighthouse" projects. It included a common session in the morning and a dedicated session for each project in the afternoon. Project status and main activities were presented by the coordinator and WP leaders.

Project kick-off Meeting

The IT2Rail project kick-off was successfully held in Brussels on 7 May 2015.
The event was organised in two parts: a common session with the other lighthouse projects started under the Horizon 2020 first call and specific sessions for each individual project. 

Link to UNIFE newsletter
Link to Railway Gazette article
Link to European Railway Review article
Link to Think-railways article
Link to International Railway Journal article
Link to Nokia HERE article

Europe

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No: 636078

FACTS & FIGURES

Total Budget: €12 million (EU funded)
Project Start Date: 1 May 2015
Project End Date: 31 October 2017
Duration: 30 months
Partners: 27 

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