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1 Railway research seminar in Moscow Eric Fontanel UNIFE General Manager

2 UNIFE and other recent Russian activities UNIFE signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with NP-UIRE at the end of May 2012 Memorandum signed by Mr Gapanovitch (RZD) and Mr Poupart-Lafarge during the “1520” exhibition Key objectives: technical cooperation on a number of dedicated topics, exchange of information (IRIS, ERTMS, High-speed, cross-acceptance, etc.) Final conference of the EU-Russia Industrial Roundtable TF8, working group on Rail, October Today: EU-Russia Rail Research Workshop organised with the European Commission  2

3 Introduction on UNIFE and EU Research The railway supply industry invests around EUR 1000 Million each year in research and development. UNIFE represent an industrial sector which account for a total world market of EUR 146 Bn and provides 400,000 direct and indirect jobs in Europe Innovating and harmonising products and technologies are a necessity for the rail market to deploy all its potential, and for its stakeholders to deliver cost-effective services for intermediate and final clients. Rail transport in Europe is a future-oriented industry and is determined to offer an even more attractive, affordable, safe, clean, competitive, high capacity and reliable transport mode. The rail sector organisations, UNIFE, UIC, CER, EIM, EURNEX and UITP are cooperating in ERRAC, the European Rail Research Advisory Council.

4 ERRAC in brief Set up in 2001 to enhance collaborative European rail research by:  Building consensus among stakeholders.  Improving synergies between EU, national and private rail research (identify priorities).  Strengthening and re-organizing research and development efforts.  Effective pooling of human and material resources.  Launching ambitious co-operative research plans. ERRAC is ruled by a share of Chairmanship between Supply Industries, Railways operators and academia. Today it is chaired by Mr. Josef Doppelbauer (Bombardier Transportation), supported by two Vice-Chairmen, Mr. Andy Doherty (NetworkRail) and Mr. Manuel Pereira (IST). Aim ETP (European Commission) : European Technology platforms were set up as a stakeholder for a sector, led by industry, with the objective of defining medium to long-term research and technological objectives and laying down markers for achieving them.

5 5 ERRAC Core Business Vision SRRA Roadmaps  ‘Rail 21 Brochure’, presented on the 8th of March 2006  Original ERRAC Strategic Rail Research Agenda (SRRA 2020), published in 2002  ‘SRRA 2020’ update, presented the 27th of June 2007  Awareness and cooperation at strategic EU level Vision Strategy Implementation  Real consensus building and FP topic sector priorities definition  Annual Roadmaps, completed roadmaps October 2012  Pre-competitive R&D planning with sector needs investigation for usual annual calls for proposals – input into FP7 / Horizon2020 Rail JTI possibly to start in 2014  Risk sharing in pre-competitive R&I for Demonstrators to increase EU competitiveness and with significant ressources commitment – increased rail role in Horizon2020 Significant Industrial Commitment for R&I: SHIFT²RAIL Proposal ERRAC achievements  RailRoute2050, published on October 2011  initial vision update and 2050 broad priorities based on roadmaps – input to STTP

6 EU co-funded RAIL RESEARCH with UNIFE involvement 6 20 Running Projects: about 170 M € About 200 participants including 32 Unife members

7 Running Projects coordinated by UNIFE Running Projects supported by UNIFE:

8 What are the upcoming industrial EU Research projects? EU FP7 6 th call proposals (to be submitted by November 14 th and to start in mid/end 2015): ERTMS/CBTC proposal called NGTC (coordinated by UNIFE) Composite Carbody Shell proposal (coordinated by UNIFE) Infrastructure and Freight (UNIFE support in dissemination) Infrastructure and noise (UNIFE support in dissemination) ERRAC-Roadmaps continuation and SHIFT²RAIL link Horizon2020 (from 2014): Continuation of FP call projects and – pending submission of the JTI SHIFT²RAIL by the European Commission requesting the approval of Council of Ministers – Creation of a Joint Undertaking and Launch of related EU Research Project Demonstrations lead by industry (up to TRL 6-7 and 1Bn euros investment over 6/7 years)

9 Structure of SHIFT²RAIL SHIFT²RAIL is one coherent and flexible research instrument managed in a Joint Undertaking to effectively implement the Horizon 2020 activities and objectives 9

10 What will SHIFT²RAIL deliver by 2020? Implementable results through a long-term strategic programme built around key research clusters segmented in 5 Innovation Programs: IP1 - Energy & Mass Efficient Technologies for High Capacity Green Trains IP2 - Advance Traffic Management & Control Systems for the Improvement of Mainline & Urban Rail Capacity & Resilience IP3 - The Cost efficient - High Capacity Green Infrastructure IP4 - The IT Solutions for a Seamless Attractive Railway Transport System IP5 - The Technologies for Sustainable & Attractive European Freight Transport For each IPs Technology Demonstrators, each addressing specific topics, will integrate innovative technologies and develop prototypes tested in labs to generate future competitive sub-systems. All innovations from all IPs are validated, tested, and combined in a real rail environment to demonstrate the expected benefits at system level: we call that System Platform Demonstrations. Five System Platform Demonstrations will be developed on HIGH SPEED, URBAN/SUBURBAN, REGIONAL, FREIGHT TRAIN, and INFRASTRUCTURE platforms. 10

11 SHIFT2RAIL Innovation Examples Mass efficiency of passenger cars through use of new materials, smarter and less aggressive running gears, improved efficiency of innovative traction and braking systems, etc. Next generation of ERTMS with traffic Management functionalities, interoperability between main line and urban rail traffic, etc. New innovative switches and crossings, innovative track design and materials, intelligent maintenance, etc. Seamless ticketing, advanced targeted passenger information systems, multimodal demand management, etc. Smart interoperable rail freight with new generation of the electro-pneumatic and disc brakes, new automatic couplers, etc. 11

12 BACKGROUND INFORMATION on EU running projects Coordinated by UNIFE or with UNIFE participation 12

13 1. Rolling stock / greening related projects (10) 13

14 14 Ongoing projects: UNIFE coordinated

15 Coordinated by UNIFE Technical Leader: Vossloh ; Chairmanship: Bombardier Duration: 48 months (June 2009 – May 2013) Budget: 13.5 million EUR (8.0 million EUR funded by the European Commission) Partners: 25 companies (including 6 UNIFE members: Alstom, Vossloh, Bombardier, Siemens, Voith Turbo, Saft) Objective: to develop, improve and integrate emissions reduction technologies for diesel rail vehicles Ongoing projects: UNIFE coordinated 15

16 Coordinated by UNIFE Chairmanship by GHH-Valdunes, Vice-Chairmanship by SNCF Duration: 36 months – November 2010 –October 2013 Budget: 4.8 million EUR (2.8 million EUR funded by the European Commission) Partners: 23 companies (including 8 UNIFE members: ALSTOM, ANSALDOBREDA, BONATRANS, CAF, LUCCHINI RS, MER MEC, RAFIL, GHH-Valdunes) Objectives: new or revised standards for design and maintenance of railway axles 16 Ongoing projects: UNIFE coordinated

17 Coordinated by UNIFE Technical Leaders: Bombardier (AeroTRAIN); Alstom & Siemens (DynoTRAIN); Deutschebahn (PantoTRAIN) Duration: Aero and Panto: 36 months, June 2009 – May 2012; Dyno: 48 months, June 2009 – May 2013 Budget: million EUR (8 million EUR funded by the European Commission) Partners: 30 (including 5 UNIFE members: ALSTOM, BOMBARDIER, ANSALDOBREDA, SIEMENS, CAF) Practical implementation of interoperability through the development of a faster, cheaper and better certification and authorisation process for railway vehicles. 17 Ongoing projects: UNIFE coordinated

18 Coordinated by UNIFE Technical Leader: SNCF Duration: 36 months, October 2011 – September 2014 Budget: 3.7 million EUR ( 2.1 million EUR funded by the European Commission) Partners: 18 (including 3 UNIFE members: ALSTOM, BOMBARDIER, SIEMENS) Objective is to harmonise and reduce the certification process of rail vehicles for Electromagnetic Compatibility. 18 Ongoing projects: UNIFE coordinated

19 Coordinated by UNIFE Technical Leader: SNCF and Bombardier Duration: 36 months, October 2011 – September 2014 Budget: 3.2 million EUR ( 2.1 million EUR funded by the European Commission) Partners: 15 (including 4 UNIFE members: BOMBARDIER, ALSTOM, VIBRATEC, ABB) Seeks to simplify and improve acoustic certification process of new rolling stock, in particular relating to TSI Noise. 19 Ongoing projects: UNIFE coordinated

20 Coordinated by UNIFE Technical Leader: AREVA ; Chairmanship: Alstom Duration: 36 months (January 2012 – December 2014) Budget: 7.3 million EUR (4.3 million EUR funded by the European Commission) Partners: 17 companies (including 5 UNIFE members: ALSTOM, ANSALDO STS, CAF, SIEMENS, SAFT) Objective: Optimal Strategies to Innovate and Reduce energy consumption In urban rail Systems by: implementing technological and operational solutions and tools, whilst testing/demonstrating/assessing their individual and combined benefits in real case scenarios. 20 Ongoing projects: UNIFE coordinated

21 21 Coordinated by UNIFE Technical Leader: CAF Duration: 2012 – 2015 Budget: 7 million EUR Partners: 19 companies (including 7 UNIFE members : ALSTOM, ANSALDO STS, CAF, MER MEC, OLTIS, ANSALDOBREDA, SIEMENS) to investigate and demonstrate the viability of an integrated management system to achieve a more sustainable and optimised energy usage in European electric mainline railway systems. Ongoing projects: UNIFE coordinated

22 22 Ongoing projects Coordinated by LNE – technical leader: LS Fire Duration: 42 months –April 2009 – October 2012 Budget: 5.5 million EUR (3.6 million EUR funded by the European Commission) Partners: 21 companies (including 4 UNIFE members: Siemens, Bomabardier, Alstom, AnsaldoBreda) to develop a holistic approach of fire safety-performance based- design methodology able to support efficiently European surface transport standardisation.

23 Ongoing projects 23 Coordinated by LNE – technical leader: LS Fire Duration: September 2008 – September 2012 Budget: 5.74 million EUR Partners: 22 companies (including 4 UNIFE members: Alstom, Thales, Dimetronic, Ansaldo STS) to take research of major steps of the Safety Life Cycle of urban guided transport systems in Europe. Even if the rail safety landscape of urban guided transport is highly diversified, the sector will benefit greatly from further levels of harmonisation in safety assessment and safety approval processes.

24 Ongoing projects 24 Coordinated by CEIT Duration: 2012 – 2015 Budget: 3,25 million EUR Partners: 8 companies (including 2 UNIFE members: Alstom, Knorr-Bremse) to prove that linear eddy-current brake (ECB) is a very effective and applicable solution for increasing the braking capacity of new high speed trains and solving the concerns raised by infrastructure managers by proposing concrete and realistic solutions to overcome the drawbacks that ECB have experienced on some lines.

25 2. Infrastructure related projects (3) 17th June

26 26 Ongoing projects Coordinated by PRORAIL – technical leader: PRORAIL Duration: 36 months –February 2011 – January 2014 Budget: 4.5 million EUR (3 million EUR funded by the European Commission) Partners: 18 companies (including 4 UNIFE members: Strukton Rail, MER MEC, Vossloh Cogifer, EFRTC) AutoMain aims to develop step-change solutions that allow the execution of railway infrastructure maintenance in such a way that the railway service in unimpeded, leaving maximum capacity for night time rail freight transport

27 27 Ongoing projects Coordinated by UIC – technical leader: DB Duration: 36 months –January 2011 – December 2013 Budget: 8.2 million EUR (5 million EUR funded by the European Commission) Partners: 26 companies (including 5 UNIFE members: Vibratec, Rail.One, Alstom, Bombardier, Lucchini RS) RIVAS' aims to reduce the environmental impact of ground-borne vibration while safe-guarding the commercial competitiveness of the railway sector

28 28 Ongoing projects Coordinated by Consorzio TRAIN Duration: 48 months –June 2011 – May 2015 Budget: 9.5 million EUR (6.6 million EUR funded by the European Commission) Partners: 31 companies (including 4 UNIFE members: Lucchini RS, Faiveley, Mer Mec, Corus) Objective: To increase the SUSTAINABILITY, COMPETITIVENESS and AVAILABILITY of European railway networks.

29 3. Security related projects (2) 17th June

30 Coordinated by Thales Duration: 42 months – April 2011– October 2014 Budget: 40 million EUR Partners: 40 (including 4 UNIFE members: Thales, Alstom, Ansaldo STS, Bombardier) A demonstration project with aim to develop and provide a set of solutions and tools to improve urban security. Project latest: Demonstration scenarios are being refined. Demo’s planned to take place throughout Ongoing projects 30

31 Coordinated by Ansaldo STS Duration: 42 months – September 2011– March 2014 Budget: 21.8 million EUR Partners: 29 (including 5 UNIFE members: Thales, Alstom, Ansaldo STS, Bombardier, MER MEC) To provide an integrated set of security solutions for the railways reflecting the needs and requirements of the stakeholders. Ongoing projects 31

32 4. Freight related projects (2) 17th June

33 Coordinated by New Opera Duration: 36 months – April 2011– October 2014 Budget: 4.3 million EUR Partners: 16 companies (including 4 UNIFE members: Faiveley, Vossloh, Alstom, Cerontech) Enhance the performance and attraction of rail freight services to potential customers through faster, longer and heavier freight trains. Ongoing projects 33

34 Ongoing projects 34 Coordinated by NewOpera Duration: October 2009 – December 2013 Budget: 19,5 million EUR Partners: 20 companies to develop the necessary step changes for providing a solution to EU ports and road congestion in order to keep the traffic moving through the European ports, to increase rail freight's market share and improving the Rail Network productivity.

35 5. Transverse related projects (2) 17th June

36 Ongoing projects 36 Coordinated by UIC, co-leadership by UNIFE Duration: 2009 –2012 Budget: 1,5 million EUR The ERRAC Roadmap is a 3 years-project which aims at coordinating various issues in relation with the rail research activities. The main aim is to draft a strategic plan to turn ERRAC 2020 Vision into reality.

37 37 Ongoing projects Transport Research Arena 2012 – Athens – April 2012 Contact Point: Léa PATIES Duration: 24 months – January 2011 – December 2012 Funding: EUR Partners: European Technology Platforms (Surface Transport) UNIFE was present in Athens with all its EU projects and RAILENERGY, PM’n’IDEA, TRIOTRAIN and PROTECTRAIL where presented at the UNIFE or European Commission stands.


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