Intelligent reliable infrastructure, better system resilience and a reduced need for maintenance
An advanced traffic management system: automated, interoperable, inter-connected, scalable and upgradable
Improving the energy performance of the railway system

Innovative Intelligent Rail

The In2Rail project is to set the foundations for a resilient, consistent, cost-efficient, high capacity European network by delivering important building blocks that unlock the innovation potential that exists in Shift2Rail: innovative technologies will be explored and resulting concepts embedded in a systems framework where infrastructure, information management, maintenance techniques, energy, and engineering are integrated, optimised, shared and exploited.

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Latest News and Events

Siemens and DB will present a paper on WP10 the main results at the ACRPS Conference (9-10 March 2017, Leipzig): Architectures for control and protection in digital traction substations The article discusses research results from the European project In2Rail and gives an application-oriented example of digitalization in the railway infrastructure. Today´s protection and control architectures are compared with the new possibilities opened by components supporting IEC 61850 ...

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In2Rail held the Mid-term Conference on 17 November in Brussels In2Rail Mid-term Conference took place on 17 November at the Sheraton Hotel in Brussels and was attended by more than 70 participants coming from all across Europe. Jointly organized by UNIFE and Network Rail and moderated by Ms. Mona Sihota (Network Rail), it was the occasion for the partners to ...

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In2Rail successfully presented at Innotrans In2Rail was presented during Innotrans from the UNIFE stand on 21st September 2016. In2Rail was presented along with the two other Shift2Rail Lighthouse projects. Shift2Rail Executive Director Mr. Borghini and UNIFE Director-General Mr. Philippe Citroën introduced the session with a ...

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Project kick-off The In2Rail 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 ...

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No: 635900


Total Budget: €18 million (EU funded)
Project Start Date: 01 May 2015
Project End Date: 30 April 2018 
Duration: 36 months
Partners: 54 


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