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DAC FLEET RETROFITTING AND RETROFIT CAPACITY PLAN

 

The coordinated support action support the Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking with the needed technical expertise for the development of the above mentioned plans.

The following areas have been identified as key research area to cover the expected outcome. The project stemming from this topic shall address all the following workstreams:

Workstream 1: Fleet retrofitting readiness

The project should collect and analyse the status of wagons and locomotives in operations in Europe. The processed information should consider the number of wagons and locomotives, the usage, the technical state and its retrofitting ability (fleet retrofitting readiness). The project shall deliver a sound assessment on the retrofitting readiness of wagons and locomotives which will serve as the basis for the strategic sector alignment, in the context of the EDDP, on the future DAC deployment plans. The project shall cover for its assessment the following elements (non-exhaustive list):