pastprojects

ALJOIN Aljoin logo

1 August 2002 - 31 July 2005
Principal Investigator - Dr. George Kotsikos - george.kotsikos@ncl.ac.uk
Sponsor - European Commission
Partners - Alcan, Bombardier Transportation, Danstir, D'Appolonia, TWI
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BE LOGIC Belogic logo

1 September 2008 - 31 March 2011
Principal Investigator - Tom Zunder - tom.zunder@ncl.ac.uk
Sponsor - European Commission
Partners -
Project website - http://www.be-logic.info/
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BESTUFS II Bestufs logo

1 January 2004 - 31 August 2008
Principal Investigator - Tom Zunder - tom.zunder@ncl.ac.uk
Sponsor - European Commission
Partners - PTV; NEA; RAPP Trans; TRANSMAN; CPV; University of Westminster; LET
Project website - http://www.bestufs.net
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Comparison Of The Hatfield And Alternative UK Rails Using Models To Assess The Effect Of Residual Stress On Crack Growth

Principal Investigator - Dr. Francis Franklin - f.j.franklin@ncl.ac.uk
Sponsor - UK Health and Safety Executive
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COMPOSIT

1 December 2001 - 30 June 2004
Principal Investigator - Dr. Joe Carruthers
Sponsor - European Commission
Partners - Centro Ricerche Fiat, D’Appolonia, EADS, IKV, INEGI, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, SICOMP, University of Zaragoza
Project website - http://www.compositesintransport.com/composit.htm
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DE-LIGHT Transport DE-LIGHT Logo

1 November 2006 - 31 October 2009
Principal Investigator - Dr. Joe Carruthers
Sponsor - European Commission
Partners -Anthony, Patrick & Murta Exportacao, APC Composit, BALance Technology Consulting, Bombardier Transportation, Center of Maritime Technologies, Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding, Det Norske Veritas, Meyer Werft, Swerea SICOMP, Uljanik Shipyard
Project website - http://www.delight-trans.net
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EBSF - European Bus System of the FutureEBSF logo

1 April 2009 - 30 April 2013
Principal Investigator - Roberto Palacin
Sponsor - European Commission
Project website - http://www.ebsf.eu
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ERRAC Roadmap

1 June 2009 - 31 May 2012
Principal Investigator - Prof. Mark Robinson
Sponsor - European Commission
Partners - European Rail Infrastructure Managers; Knorr-Bremse; Ansaldo; Trenitalia; Network Rail; Italcertifer; Community of European Railway and Infrastructure; European Federation of Railway Trackworks Contractors; Corus; UNIFE; Mer Mec; Eurnex ; Bombardier
Project website - http://www.errac.org/spip.php?article13
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Evaluating Impacts of Completed Rail Research

1 October 2008 - 30 April 2009
Principal Investigator - Roberto Palacin - roberto.palacin@ncl.ac.uk
Sponsor - Department for Transport
Partners - TRL; Nottingham University
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FREIGHTWISEfreightwise logo

1 November 2005 - 30 May 2010
Principal Investigator - Tom Zunder - tom.zunder@ncl.ac.uk
Sponsor - European Commission
Project website - http://www.freightwise.info
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Fundamentals of adhesion

1 November 2005 - 30 May 2010
Principal Investigator - Dr. Francis Franklin - f.j.franklin@ncl.ac.uk
Sponsor - Rail Safety and Standards Board (with AEA Technology Rail)
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Greenhouse Gas Emissions

1 January 2007 - 31 January 2008
Principal Investigator - Tom Zunder - tom.zunder@ncl.ac.uk
Sponsor - EU Environment department
Partners - Faber Maunsell (UK), NEA (Holland), Centro Studi Sui Systemi di Transporto (Italy), and Motor Transport Institute (Poland)
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HYCOPROD

1 January 2000 - 30 September 2004
Principal Investigator - Dr. Joe Carruthers
Sponsor - European Commission
Partners - Ahlstrom Glassfibre, Anthony, Patrick & Murta Exportação, APC Composit, Ashland Italia, Box Modul, D’Appolonia, Fibrocom, Hübner Gummi und Kunstoffe, Ifor Williams Trailers, Irizar, Peter GFK spol sro, SICOMP, Sistemas y Procesos Avanzados (SISPRA).
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Implications of Regulations on Fire in Tunnels

1 October 2009 - 30 April 2010
Principal Investigator - Roberto Palacin - roberto.palacin@ncl.ac.uk
Sponsor - Department for Transport
Partners - TRL; Lloyd’s Register Rail, OTB Engineering
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INNOTRACK

Principal Investigator - Dr. Francis Franklin - f.j.franklin@ncl.ac.uk
Sponsor - European Commission
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KOMODAkomoda logo

1 January 2008 - 31 December 2009
Principal Investigator - Tom Zunder - tom.zunder@ncl.ac.uk
Sponsor - European Commission
Project website - www.komodaproject.com
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Management And Understanding Of Rolling Contact Fatigue

Principal Investigator - Dr. Francis Franklin - f.j.franklin@ncl.ac.uk
Partners - Rail Safety & Standards Board (with AEA Technology Rail and CORUS Rail)
Phase 1 Mechanisms of Crack Initiation
Phase 2 Crack Growth
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Modelling The Interaction Of Railway Contact Fatigue And Wear

Principal Investigator - Dr. Francis Franklin - f.j.franklin@ncl.ac.uk
Partners - Railway Technical Research Institute
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Modtrainmodtrain logo

1 February 2004 - 31 January 2008
Principal Investigator - Roberto Palacin - roberto.palacin@ncl.ac.uk
Sponsor - European Commission
Project website - http://www.modtrain.com
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Modurban

1 January 2005 - 31 March 2009
Principal Investigator - Dr. Joe Carruthers
Sponsor - European Commission
Partners - Alstom Transport, Ansaldobreda, ATAC Roma, Bombardier Transportation, Siemens Transportation Systems
Project website - http://www.modurban.org
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Momentummomentum logo

1 December 2005 - 1 May 2010
Principal Investigator - Roberto Palacin - roberto.palacin@ncl.ac.uk
Sponsor - European Commission
Partners - Zaragoza University (E); Palermo University (I); Stuttgart university (D); Riga Technical University (LV); Porto University (P);EADS (D); Alstom Transport (F); Sicomp-Swerea (S); Catholic University of Leuven (B); Centre Richerce FIAT (I); EPFL (CH); Zagreb University (HR); BVT (UK)
Project website - http://www.compositesintransport.com
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Multiple-objective Optimisation of Multi-Material Structures

1 October 2006 - 31 January 2010
Principal Investigator - Dr. Joe Carruthers
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Predicting The Life Of Various Grades Of Steel Railway Track

Principal Investigator - Dr. Francis Franklin - f.j.franklin@ncl.ac.uk
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RAILECT

2008-2011
Principal Investigator - Dr. George Kotsikos - george.kotsikos@ncl.ac.uk
Sponsor - European Commission
Partners - TWI, JARVIS, Spree Engineering Ltd, Optel, Vernon SA, Kaunas Technical University
Project website - www.railect.com
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RETRACK retrack logo

2007-2012
Principal Investigator - Tom Zunder - tom.zunder@ncl.ac.uk
Sponsor - European Commission
Partners - TNO, Transpetrol
Project website - www.retrack.eu
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RiFLE - Rail Freight and Logistics Curriculum Development RiFLE logo

2010-2013
Principal Investigator - Dr. Marin Marinov - marin.marinov@ncl.ac.uk
Sponsor - Life Long Learning Programme of the EC - Erasmus
Partners - Sapienza, Universita di Roma; The Higher School of Transport "Todor Kableshkov", Bulgaria; The University of Applied Science, Ingolstadt, Germany
Project website - http://www.rifle-project.eu/
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SafeInteriorssafe interiors logo

1 July 2006 - 31 July 2010
Principal Investigator - Roberto Palacin - roberto.palacin@ncl.ac.uk
Sponsor - European Commission
Bombardier (F); Alstom Transport (F); Siemens (D); MIRA (UK); INRETS (F); CIDAUT (E); RSSB (UK); SNCF (F); DB (D); ATOC (UK); VUKV (PL); UNIFE (B); Bolton University (UK); Instituto Tecnico Superior-Lisbon (P)
Project website - http://www.eurailsafe.net
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SAND.COResandcore logo

10 January 2004 - 1 May 2006
Principal Investigator - Dr. Joe Carruthers
Sponsor - European Commission
Partners - A-ROSA Flussschiff, BALance Technology Consulting, Bart Boon Research and Consultancy, Bureau Veritas, Centre of Maritime Technologies, Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft, Schelde Naval Shipbuilding
Project website - http://www.sandcore.net
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SecureMetro SecureMetro logo

January 2010 - December 2012
Principal Investigator - Conor O'Neill - conor.oneill@ncl.ac.uk
Sponsor - European Commission
Partners - Institut National De Recherche Sur Les Transports et Leur Securite; INAS-TEC-TECNALIA; Bombardier; MAXAM-EXPAL; STAM; Istituto Affari Internazionali; RATP; Spanish Railways Foundation; Metro Warszawskie; Suncove S.A.
Project website- http://www.securemetro.com
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SUSTRUM

Principal Investigator - Dr. Joe Carruthers
Sponsor - Technology Strategy Board
Partners - Bliby Plastics, CPP Industrial Packaging, EIA, Joltech, KCR Composite Mouldings, MKM Leisure
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SUPERGREENSUPERGREEN

From February 2010 to January 2013
Project Leader(s): Tom Zunder
Staff: Dr. Paulus Aditjandra
Contact: paulus.aditjandra@ncl.ac.uk
Sponsors: European Commission
Partners: National Technical University of Athens;MARINTEK;Sito Ltd;D'Appolonia S.p.A.;Gijón Port Authority;DNV; PSA Sines;Procter & Gamble Eurocor;Lloyd's Register + 12 others
Homepage: http://www.supergreenproject.eu

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TRANSNEWTransNEW logo

January 2010-December 2011
Principal Investigator - Prof. Mark Robinson - newrail@ncl.ac.uk
Sponsor - European Commission
Partners - Vilnius Technical University; Riga Technical University; CDV; Centrum Techniki Okretowej S.A.; Slovenia Control; University of Belgrade; The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey; Integral Consulting R&D; Higher School of Transport
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TRANSSLO

1 November 2006 - 30 April 2008
Principal Investigator - Prof. Mark Robinson - newrail@ncl.ac.uk
Sponsor - European Commission
Partners - Sloveniacontrol Ltd (Slovenia), Slovenian Ministry of Transport; EZS (Slovenia)
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TUNRail

1 September 2009 - 30 September 2011
Project leader - Dr. Marin Marinov - marin.marinov@ncl.ac.uk
Sponsor - Atlantis
Partners - Michigan Technological University, US;Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Portugal; Technische Universität Braunschweig, Institut für Eisenbahnwesen und Verkehrssicherung (IfEV), Germany;University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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