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Innovative Intelligent Rail

Deliverables

Quality Plan (WP1)

Report defining the project quality assurance aspects. It shall include all templates and instructions for document preparation and coding

Report on benchmark, evaluation and initial test

Identified techniques, benchmark results based on key parameters and initial technology concept is formulated together with suggestions for further development

Integration Test Plan for Application Framework and Constituents

Document describing the System Integration Test for the Framework, constituents and Service Applications

Description of Integration Layer and Constituents

Document describing functional processes and architecture of the Integration Layer

Embedded & integrated sensors:- Systems design selection report [TRL5]

Design evaluation analysis report comprising documentation of the design selection options and the rational for the final embedded sensor design selection

Development of novel S&C motion mechanisms:- Design concept report [TRL 3]

Design definition documentation recording the design development decisions and the option selection criteria applied for the adopted design concept

Final research report “Intelligent AC power supply”

As final deliverable of WP10, a research report will be published. This report will cover all transferable specifications and implementation rules, evaluation concepts and proposals for adoptions in standards and regulations

Quality Assurance Report

Summary of all quality appraisal and verification sheets for proper evaluation of project quality

Evaluation of the proof of concept

This deliverable will report and explain the results of the proof-of-concept of the I2M

Interface Control Document for Integration Layer Interfaces, external/Web interfaces and Dynamic Demand Service

Document describing required Data structure and Interface Data Management processes to connect internal and external Services to the Integration Layer

Prioritised relevant input

A Report listing relevant inputs including the sources it’s obtained from and including updated findings

Asset status forecasting and feature selection methodologies

This deliverable will define the methodologies and algorithms to predict the statuses of the network assets at different future times with associated uncertainty

Description of the Generic Application Framework and its constituents

Document describing the functional processes and the architecture of the Generic Application Framework and its constituents

Definition of the Proof-of-concept

This deliverable will define an application scenario to show the concept of the I2M. The relevant parameters are identified and method for the proof-of-concept is also defined

Interface Control Document (ICD) for Application-specific Interfaces

Document describing required Data structure and Interface Data Management processes to connect Service Application Modules to the Framework

Radical S&C concept:- Design concept evaluation study report [TRL3]

Design definition documentation recording the design development decisions and the design option selection criteria applied for the adopted design concept. To include system integrity study results and LCC analysis

Specifications of the Standard Operator Workstation

Requirements, workload analysis methodologies, security guidelines and conceptual design, including considerations for persons with special needs

Nowcasting methodologies

This deliverable will describe the methodologies developed in Task 6.1 to offer standardised, seamless access to synthesised network asset statuses (nowcasting) for TMS/dispatching systems

I2M Consolidated Functional and Non-Functional Requirements

Define use cases and describe client (mainly passengers) expectations in order to consolidate and describe functional and non-functional requirements (IM and TOC)

Self inspecting / adjusting S&C:- Systems concept design report [TRL5]

Results of concepts analysis that documents the assessment of the principles of adaptive control and how these can be applied to self-adjusting S&C mechanisms

Integration and Implementation Design – Link to SHIFT2RAIL

Report on Use Case definition related to Energy Management Objective; List of Bill of Quantities for SHIFT²RAIL demonstrator implementation; Planning of SHIFT²RAIL demonstrator implementation

Mid term System Integration Report

Report summarising the mid-term system integration achievements, activity, relationships, and further foreseen development

Report on technical validation of concepts and models [TRL 5]

Feasibility validation of the developed concepts and models for track and switch maintenance, maintenance planning and tamping method

I2M State-of-the-art and High Level Requirements

Provide actual high level functional and non-functional requirements (IM and TOC) and KPI (definition and business impact description) going along with from previous results and ongoing projects, network benchmark

TMS/MMS interface specification

The final deliverable will be a specification of a standardized interface (FFFIS) for a both side communication with a Traffic Management System and also with a Maintenance Management System. Therefore formats as well as web services have to be defined

System Integration Report

Report on the level of integration achieved by the project and guidelines towards the integration in SHIFT²RAIL

Asset status representation

This deliverable will provide a standard for the representation of dynamic heterogeneous data throughout the IN²RAIL I²M ecosystem to facilitate their use in TMS/dispatching systems

Investigation of repair methods and welding techniques

Analysis of current problems and advantages/disadvantages of current techniques. Analysis of feasibility and assessment of selected welding processes including establishment of tolerances. Proposals for subsequent studies in SHIFT²RAIL

Requirements for the Generic Application Framework

System Requirements Specification (SRS) for a standardized Generic Application Framework allowing Plug and Play of Service Application Modules

Requirements for Interfaces

Specification of the peer-to-peer services necessary for internal and external communications

Embedded & integrated sensors:- Systems design hierarchy report [TRL5]

Systems principles design for the instrumentation of the embedded sensors. To include data structure design and signalling processing requirements

Project Manual

Detailed Description of work with specific task and subtask allocation, detailed budget specification, deliverable preparation plan, detailed Gantt diagram (at sub task level), risk management and follow-up

Report on key parameters for bridge and tunnel inspections

Requirements on inspection data needed to fulfil effective bridge and tunnel management and value adding parameters for further enhancement are presented and will serve as benchmark criteria in the following work

Quality Plan

Report defining the project quality assurance aspects. It shall include all templates and instructions for document preparation and coding

Requirements for the Integration Layer

System Requirement Specification (SRS) including outcome of WP7 for a standardised Integration Layer to secure dynamic communication between connected internal (e.g. Traffic Management) and external (Web based) Services

Set up public website

Report defining the setting up of the project public website and its functionality

Dissemination and Exploitation activities

Report summarising the results/impacts of all the dissemination, communication and exploitation activities

Set up a dissemination and exploitation plan for IN²RAIL

Report defining the IN²RAIL dissemination, communication and exploitation strategies

IN²RAIL Video

Video highlighting IN²RAIL main achievements

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Publications

A Bayesian approach for parameter estimation in railway systems

Author(s): Nouha Jaoua, Philippe Vanheeghe, Nicolas Navarro, Olivier Langlois, Marius Iordache
Published in: 2018 4th International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Signal and Image Processing (ATSIP), 2018, Page(s) 1-6
DOI: 10.1109/ATSIP.2018.8364485

A new approach to railway track switch actuation: Dynamic simulation and control of a self-adjusting switch

Author(s): S. Dutta, T. Harrison, C. Ward, R. Dixon and T. Scott
Published in: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, 2018

Benefits of mechatronically-guided vehicles on railway track switches

Author(s): N. Farhat, C. P. Ward, R. M. Goodall, R. Dixon
Published in: Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, 2018

Advanced Analytics for Train Delay Prediction Systems by Including Exogenous Weather Data

Author(s): Luca Oneto, Emanuele Fumeo, Giorgio Clerico, Renzo Canepa, Federico Papa, Carlo Dambra, Nadia Mazzino, Davide Anguita
Published in: 2016 IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (DSAA), 2016, Page(s) 458-467
DOI: 10.1109/DSAA.2016.57

Producing an effective maintenance strategy to control railway risk

Author(s): C. Fecarotti and J. Andrews
Published in: PSAM14 2018, 2018

Hybrid model for prediction of impact noise generated at railway crossings

Author(s): P. T. Torstensson, G. Squicciarini, M. Krüger, Jens C. O. Nielsen, David J. Thompson
Published in: 2018, Page(s) 759-769
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-73411-8_60

Asset Status Nowcasting and Forecasting in Integrated Railway Systems

Author(s): E. Fumeo, D. Anguita, D. Galar, N. Mazzino and C. Milani
Published in: World Congress on Railway Research, 2016

Reliability Engineering and System Safety

Author(s): C. Fecarotti and J. Andrews
Published in: Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 2018

Track geometry degradation on the Swedish heavy haul line – correlation between measured support stiffness gradients and differential settlement

Author(s): J.C.O. Nielsen, E.G. Berggren, A. Hammar, F. Jansson, and R. Bolmsvik
Published in: Proceedings 11th International Heavy Haul Conference, 2017, Page(s) 542-549

Rolling contact fatigue assessment of rail welds with application to repair welding

Author(s): Anders Ekberg, Elena Kabo, Michele Maglio
Published in: Contact mechanics and wear of rail/wheel systems 2018, 2018

Delay Prediction System for Large-Scale Railway Networks based on Big Data Analytics

Author(s): Oneto L., Fumeo E., Clerico G., Anguita D., Canepa R., Papa F., Dambra C. and Mazzino N.
Published in: INNS Big Data Conference 2016, 2016

Advanced Analytics for Delay Prediction Systems in Railway Networks by Including Exogenous Weather Data

Author(s): Oneto L., Fumeo E., Clerico G., Anguita D., Canepa R., Papa F., Dambra C. and Mazzino N.
Published in: IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (DSAA) 2016, 2016

Advanced Analytics for Train Delay Prediction Systems by Including Exogenous Weather Data

Author(s): Oneto L., Fumeo E., Clerico G., Anguita D., Canepa R., Papa F., Dambra C. and Mazzino N.
Published in: IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (DSAA) 2016, 2016

Hybrid model for prediction of impact noise generated at railway crossings

Author(s): P.T. Torstensson, G. Squicciarini, M. Krüger, J.C.O. Nielsen, D.J. Thompson
Published in: 2016

Asset Status Nowcasting and Forecasting in Integrated Railway Systems

Author(s): Fumeo E., Anguita D., Galar D., Mazzino N., Milani C., Dambra C.
Published in: WCR2016 Paper, 2016

Innovative Intelligent Management of Railway Bridges - A European Horizon 2020 Project

Author(s): Anders Carolin, Robert Anderson, Roman Heissenberger, Carlos Hermosilla Carrasco, Britta Schewe, Jonny Nilimaa, Thomas Blanksvärd, Björn Täljsten, Andrzej Cwirzen and Lennart Elfgren
Published in: IABSE Congress Stockholm, 2016 - Challenges in Design and Construction of an Innovative and Sustainable Built Environment, Issue September 21-23, 2016, 2016, Page(s) 2519-2528

Power supply and the internet of things

Author(s): Roberto Bianchi
Published in: 2016

In2Rail

Author(s): Amanda Webster, Roberto Bianchi
Published in: 2016

In2Rail – The Digital Substation

Author(s): Roberto Bianchi
Published in: 2016

The benefits of mechatronically-guided railway vehicles: A multi-body physics simulation study

Author(s): Nabilah Farhat, Christopher P. Ward, Roger M. Goodall, Roger Dixon
Published in: Mechatronics, Issue 51, 2018, Page(s) 115-126, ISSN 0957-4158
DOI: 10.1016/j.mechatronics.2018.03.008

Train Delay Prediction Systems: A Big Data Analytics Perspective

Author(s): Luca Oneto, Emanuele Fumeo, Giorgio Clerico, Renzo Canepa, Federico Papa, Carlo Dambra, Nadia Mazzino, Davide Anguita
Published in: Big Data Research, Issue 11, 2018, Page(s) 54-64, ISSN 2214-5796
DOI: 10.1016/j.bdr.2017.05.002

Dynamic Delay Predictions for Large-Scale Railway Networks: Deep and Shallow Extreme Learning Machines Tuned via Thresholdout

Author(s): Luca Oneto, Emanuele Fumeo, Giorgio Clerico, Renzo Canepa, Federico Papa, Carlo Dambra, Nadia Mazzino, Davide Anguita
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, Issue 47/10, 2017, Page(s) 2754-2767, ISSN 2168-2216
DOI: 10.1109/TSMC.2017.2693209

A linear wheel–crossing interaction model

Author(s): Björn A Pålsson
Published in: Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, 2018, Page(s) 095440971877298, ISSN 0954-4097
DOI: 10.1177/0954409718772984

Scalable Monitoring and Optimization Techniques for Megascale Data Centers

Author(s): Markos P. Anastasopoulos, Anna Tzanakaki, Dimitra Simeonidou
Published in: Journal of Lightwave Technology, Issue 34/8, 2016, Page(s) 1980-1989, ISSN 0733-8724
DOI: 10.1109/JLT.2016.2522654

Big Data Analytics for Train Delay Prediction: A case study in the Italian Railway Network

Author(s): Emanuele Fumeo, Luca Oneto, Giorgio Clerico, Renzo Canepa, Federico Papa, Carlo Dambra, Nadia Mazzino, Davida Anguita
Published in: 2018, Page(s) 320-348
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3176-0.ch014

Delay Prediction System for Large-Scale Railway Networks based on Big Data Analytics

Author(s): Luca Oneto, Emanuele Fumeo, Giorgio Clerico, Renzo Canepa, Federico Papa, Carlo Dambra, Nadia Mazzino, Davide Anguita
Published in: 2016, Page(s) 139-150
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-47898-2_15

Kinematic Principles in Switches & Crossings

Author(s): Björn Pålsson
Published in: 2016

Key on-going railways energy efficiency innovations

Author(s): Manuel Alfageme
Published in: 2015