CASPER Project Leader(s): Conor O'Neill A feasibility study into common processes of procurement, engineering design, manufacturing and maintenance across transport modes.
CleanER-D Project Leader(s): Roberto Palacin CleanER-D aims to develop, improve and integrate emissions reduction technologies for diesel locomotives and rail vehicles.
D-Rail Project Leader(s): Prof. Mark Robinson and Dr. Cristian Ulianov D-Rail will focus on freight traffic, identifying root causes of derailment of particular significance to freight vehicles.
e-Freight Project Leader(s): Tom Zunder Development of interoperable ICT technologies for freight management.
EBSF - European Bus System of the Future Project Leader(s): Roberto Palacin The project will build upon state-of-the-art clean vehicular technologies and concentrate on improving bus systems as a whole.
ETNA-Plus Project Leader(s): Sian Evans Fostering innovation in trans-national cooperation in transport with a focus on promoting the active participation of new actors and regions in EU research calls and projects.
FIRE-RESIST Project Leader(s): Conor O'Neill, Dr. George Kotsikos This project brings together the rail, aerospace and marine industries to develop innovative solutions for improving composite material fire performance.
MERLIN Project Leader(s): Roberto Palacin Investigating the viability of an integrated management system to achieve more sustainable and optimised energy use in European electric mainline rail systems.
OSIRIS Project Leader(s): Roberto Palacin OSIRIS - Optional Strategy to Innovate and Reduce energy consumption In urban rail Systems.
RailNewcastle Project Leader(s): Dr. Marin Marinov RailNewcastle will develop, organise and conduct a three week intensive summer school in railway logistics to be held at Newcastle University in 2012 and 2013.
RRUK Project Leader(s): Dr. Francis Franklin Rail Research UK (RRUK) is an EPSRC-funded virtual centre, a network of UK researchers working on a variety of collaborative railway research projects.
SAFEJOINT Project Leader(s): Dr. George Kotsikos Developing joining techniques for materials with fundamentally different physical properties. These techniques will ensure the safe and reliable transfer of load between the constituent materials.
SECUREMETRO Project Leader(s): Conor O'Neill The aim of the SecureMetro project is to increase the safety and security of metro vehicles from terrorist attacks by explosives and firebombs through materials choices and design, thereby increasing resilience and reducing the impact of attacks on passen
Smartfusion Project Leader(s): Tom Zunder Smartfusion will demonstrate smart urban freight solutions in urban-interurban supply chains.
SPECTRUM Project Leader(s): Tom Zunder Designed to help rail freight rise to the challenge of availability and reliability, as well as complying with other market demands in particular the time sensitive delivery of lower density and higher value goods.
SuperGreen Project Leader(s): Tom Zunder Supporting EU’s freight Transport Logistics Action Plan on Green Corridors Issues
SUSTRAIL Project Leader(s): Dr. Francis Franklin The purpose of the SUSTRAIL project is to contribute to the rail freight system to allow it to regain position and market.