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Analysis Homologation Process Technical Requirements Executive Summary

Executive summary of analysis of the current homologation process and of the technical requirements

Specification of desired capability of separation methods and track quality

"Indicates the precision required of a separation method for use in standardization, constraints on costs and scope of application (type of products, tracks, environments, etc). Includes results of a feasibility study into the introduction of ""recommended values"" in addition to limit values. "

Attractiveness and Comfort Review Report

Compilation of reports from various bodies on Attractiveness and Comfort

Evaluation methodology description

Report describing the methodology to use for the evaluation of the impact

State of the Art of Cost Assessment Methodologies

It reviews all the literature and substantive findings from previous research projects in Running Gear. Describes current technical as well as business models. Specifies architecture of the model, while taking into account the gaps and considering generalised country specific financing as well as technical aspects.

Set-up public website

This is for the set up, and going live, of a public website for the project. This will be continually updated with news and results throughout the life of the project.

Report on Communication and Dissemination activities

This report will detail the activities undertaken during the life of the project.

Final Report

Document defining all the open and closed points, aspects, conditions, interfaces and conclusions needed to start with sufficient information the SHIFT2RAIL project.

Validation against Bogie Types

Selects a representative running gear and performs sensitivity analysis

Architecture and Interface Definition for the Train to Ground Communication

This deliverable is intended to provide inputs for the IEC 61375-2-6 to close open points in the train to ground communication standard currently under development.

Assessment and validation of source separation methods

The various separation methods will be validated using the measurement data. Their potential accuracy and cost will be evaluated with reference to the specifications from Task 7.1. Recommendations for further development will be made (led by ISVR and BT).

Acoustic noise performances, targets, simulation methods, validation and recommendations

Compilation of current traction components noise performances, proposal of noise targets for traction components, state of the art of methodologies for the simulation of electromagnetic noise and cooling in traction systems, method used for simulation for each traction component, Simulation results validation with experimental data in every studied traction component. Strength and weakness of the methods including best practices and recommendations of use of the methods to be explored in SHIFT2RAIL

Characterisation of the Railway Environment for Radio Transmission

Document that defines a methodology for characterising the railway environment and provides the corresponding simulation models.

State of the Art and Recommendation of Suitable Technologies

Report on relevant radio technologies for TCMS from other fields including incipient or under development ones. This review will include information of existing, promising or under development technologies and architectures from other fields (e.g. aeronautics, industrial, telecommunications or signalling). The report will include an overview on hardware, protocols, frequencies, performance, simulators and tools, official institutions and bodies, standards and other research projects (c.f. Table 2 Part B - Projects linked with ROLL2RAIL)

Railway system level impact assessment

Final report with the evaluation of the impact achieved by the ROLL²RAILproject

Operator & Passenger Goals

An organised collection of operators and passenger functional requirements and expectations.

New Generation power semiconductor – Common specification for traction and market analysis, technology roadmap, and value cost prediction

Market survey addressing the special needs of rail industry. Develop common specification for rail traction and align roadmap together with relevant semiconductor industry.

Cost Model / Methodology

Describing the parts and their physical behaviour behind the key cost drivers

Journey Type Summary

A review of what is the train journey types and their frequencies, to focus the project on the future market needs.

Attractiveness & Comfort Features Report

Report on the features in interior train design that are important to the attractiveness and comfort as experienced by the passengers for their different journeys.

Validation against Infrastructure Types

Validates the Model for different vehicles across different country specific situations.

Top level specification from Operators & Technology Search results systems

Capture and compile requirements of operators, normative bodies and vehicle builders for future rail traction systems. Definition of know-how transfer frame work, short form of technology search results and transfer activity. Booklet of identified and compiled technology reports. Academia and Industry included

Energy Norms & Standards Application guide for KPI generation

The application guide gives straightforward recommendations on how to apply knowledge from Norms and Standards for KPI generation.

Car bodyshell specification

Technical specification to describe in detail all characteristics and minimum conditions to be met by the new composite material car bodyshell, as well as the definition of the composite material technological solutions for each car bodyshell subpart and the corresponding interfaces.

Final Report on Universal Cost model

Documents the results of the project, with the clear target to enable and prepare application of the universal cost model in the real world.

Specification of the Wireless TCMS

Document describing the requirements that should be fulfilled to have a wireless TCMS.

Dissemination Plan

This will detail the objectives and strategy for the dissemination of the project, as well as detailing the methods to be used for dissemination and communication.

Scenarios, and selection of most viable setup for Universal Cost model

Describes potential scenarios for a Universal cost model, and selects most viable setup for the model

Attractiveness & Comfort Features

List of the features that are relevant for attractiveness and comfort of a train interior and a weighting of their importance for different types of operation. Identifying knowledge gaps in the current way train interiors are defined.

Simulation of Selected Suitable Technologies

The content of this document lists the radio technologies and their comprehensive description that have been pre-selected through a number of simulation and studies, and which together with appropriate architectures may fulfil the specification.

Architecture for the Train and Consist Wireless Networks

Document which describes the proposed architecture of the wireless networks for the selected applications and which serves as input for the IEC 61375 standard series.

Performance compilation of rail traction system/equipment

Performance of current best in class traction system and equipment for baseline setting.

Summary of Existing Requirements for Interior Design

Chart of corresponding standards and norms with areas that they affect in interior design highlighted


IK4-IKERLAN participa en un proyecto europeo que busca revolucionar el transporte ferroviario

Author(s): IKERLAN
Published in: Issue 29.05.2015, 2015
Publisher: IKERLAN

Europe’s future railways will generate energy

Author(s): UNIFE
Published in: Horizon Magazine, Issue 27 April 2016, 2016
Publisher: Horizon Magazine

Power Semiconductor Reliability for traction converter

Author(s): SIEMENS, ALS, BT, CAF, DB
Published in: Workshop on Semiconductor Reliability, 2017
Publisher: N.A.

Roll2Rail WP7 – Ein Verfahren zur Trennung der Geräuschanteile von Rad und Schiene

Author(s): DB, SIEMENS, ISVR
Published in: Bahnakustik, Issue November 2016, 2016
Publisher: Bahnakustik

Roll2Rail: A focus on running gear

Author(s): BT, TALGO, UNIFE
Published in: Global Railway Review, 2017
Publisher: Roll2Rail

Roll2Rail poster

Author(s): UNIFE
Published in: TRA2016, 2016
Publisher: TRA2016

Leistungshalbleiterinnovation zur Optimierung der Traktionssysteme unter Einbeziehung des Potentials von SiC Bauelementen

Author(s): SIEMENS
Published in: 7. ETG-Fachtagung Bauelemente der Leistungselektronik und ihre Anwendungen in Bad Nauheim, 2017
Publisher: N.a.

High-Speed Chase for Signals

Author(s): DLR
Published in: DLR Magazin, Issue 151-152, 2017, Page(s) 28-29, ISSN 2190-0108
Publisher: DLR

On a high-speed train at night – DLR researchers develop train-to-train communication

Author(s): DLR
Published in: DLR website, press release, 19 April 2016, 2016
Publisher: DLR

Roll2Rail – WP2: Wireless TCMS

Author(s): CAF
Published in: ICT on TRAINS, 2017
Publisher: ICT on TRAINS

Developing the rolling stock of the future

Author(s): Eulalia Peris; Javier Goikoetxea
Published in: European Railway Review, Issue Volume 21, Issue 5, 2015, Page(s) 56-58, ISSN 1351-1599
Publisher: Russell Publishing

Laying the foundations for a quieter railway

Author(s): Eulalia Peris; Adam Mirza
Published in: European Railway Review, Issue Volume 21, Issue 6, 2015, Page(s) 42-44, ISSN 1351-1599
Publisher: Russell Publishing

Sixth meeting of Roll2Rail Technical Management Team

Author(s): Eduardo de la Guerra Ochoa
Published in: 2016
Publisher: Fundación de los Ferrocarriles Españoles

Sexta reunión del equipo técnico de gestión del proyecto Roll2Rail

Author(s): Eduardo de la Guerra Ochoa
Published in: Via Libre, 2016
Publisher: Fundación de los Ferrocarriles Españoles

Roll2Rail – New methods for pass-by noise certification of trains

Author(s): Gerald Schleinzer, Adam Mirza, Ulf Orrenius, David Thompson, Egoitz Iturritxa, Ines Lopez Arteaga, Antoine Malkoun, Matthias Stangl, Beatriz Martin Lopez
Published in: 2016
Publisher: Slovenian Acoustical Society

Roll2Rail WP7 – Ein Verfahren zur Trennung der eräuschanteile von Rad und Schiene

Author(s): Matthias Stangl
Published in: 2016
Publisher: 4. Fachtagung Bahnakustik

Wheel Damage Prediction for Universal Cost Model Applications

Author(s): BT, KTH, TRV
Published in: IAVSD, 2017, ISBN 9781-138035713
Publisher: CRC Press

Separation of track contribution to pass-by noise by near-field array techniques

Author(s): KTH, ISVR
Published in: International Congress on Acoustics, Buenos Aires, Issue 5-9 September 2016, 2016
Publisher: International Congress on Acoustics

Roll2Rail WP4 Running Gear – Ansätze zur Reduktionder Kostendes Systems Bahn

Author(s): BT, VIF, SIE, KTH
Published in: Moderne Schienenfahrzeuge, 2016
Publisher: Moderne Schienenfahrzeuge

Roll2Rail: New Dependable Rolling Stock for a more Sustainable, Intelligent and Comfortable Rail Transport in Europe

Author(s): CAF, UNIFE
Published in: Transportation Research Procedia, 2016, Page(s) 567-574
Publisher: Elsevier

Universal Cost Model for innovative vehicle design

Author(s): KTH
Published in: 19th Nordic Seminar on Railway Technology, 2016
Publisher: 19th Nordic Seminar on Railway Technology

Wireless channel measurements and modeling for TCMS communications in metro environments

Author(s): Inaki Val, Aitor Arriola, Pedro M Rodriguez, Ana Gonzalez-Plaza, David Alonso, Lei Zhang, Cesar Briso, Juan Moreno, Carlos Rodriguez Sanchez, Eneko Echeverria, Javier Goikoetxea
Published in: 2017 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EUCAP), 2017, Page(s) 108-112, ISBN 978-8-8907-0187-0
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.23919/EuCAP.2017.7928370

Track Damage Prediction For Universal Cost Model Applications

Author(s): BT, KTH, TRV
Published in: IAVSD, 2017, ISBN 9781-138035713
Publisher: CRC Press

Validation of LTE Backbone for Train Communications in Metro Environments

Published in: 2018 12th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EUCAP), 2018
Publisher: EUCAP

Propagation measurements with regional train at 60 GHz for virtual coupling application

Author(s): Kun Yang, Marion Berbineau, Jean-Pierre Ghys, Yann Cocheril, Divitha Seetharamdoo
Published in: 2017 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EUCAP), 2017, Page(s) 126-130, ISBN 978-8-8907-0187-0
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.23919/EuCAP.2017.7928494

Wide band propagation in train-to-train scenarios — Measurement campaign and first results

Author(s): Paul Unterhuber, Stephan Sand, Mohammad Soliman, Benjamin Siebler, Andreas Lehner, Thomas Strang, Maurizio d'Atri, Fabrizio Tavano, Damini Gera
Published in: 2017 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EUCAP), 2017, Page(s) 3356-3360, ISBN 978-8-8907-0187-0
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.23919/EuCAP.2017.7928309

Energy prediction benchmark for Universal Cost Model calculations

Author(s): KTH, STDV, CAF, SIE, ViF
Published in: Transport Research Arena (TRA) 2018, 2018
Publisher: TRA2018

Channel Modelling and Wireless Propagation Challenges for mmWaves in Railways

Author(s): DLR, IFSTTAR, IKERLAN Trenitalia, MDM
Published in: 38th Meeting of the Wireless World Research Forum, 2017
Publisher: ReseearchGate

ITS-G5 Channel Model for High Speed Train-to-Train Communication

Author(s): Paul Unterhuber, Mohammad Soliman, Andreas Lehner
Published in: Nets4Trains 2017, 2017, Page(s) 72-83
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-56880-5_8

Towards 5G Infrastructure ¬ redundant Communications for Next Generation Railways

Author(s): DLR
Published in: WWRF 39 Meeting, 2017
Publisher: WWRF

Introducción de materiales ligeros en la construcción de partes estructurales en cajas ferroviarias: Roll2Rail e integración con otros Proyectos Europeos

Author(s): Eduardo de la Guerra Ochoa
Published in: XXI Congreso Nacional de Ingeniería Mecánica, Issue no. 21. Bi-annual, 2016, Page(s) 770-777, ISBN 978-84-16024-37-7
Publisher: Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche

Separation of track contribution to pass-by noise by near-field array techniques

Author(s): Elias Zea Luca Manzari Ines Lopez Arteaga Giacomo Squicciarini David Thompson
Published in: 22nd International Congress on Acoustics, Issue Every three years, 2016, Page(s) Page1-Page10
Publisher: International Commission for Acoustics (ICA)

First analysis of inside Train communication with ITS-G5 measurement data

Author(s): Mohammad Soliman, Paul Unterhuber, Damini Gera
Published in: 2016 International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS), 2016, Page(s) 451-455, ISBN 978-1-5090-2061-4
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/ISWCS.2016.7600946

Wave number–domain separation of rail contribution to pass-by noise

Author(s): KTH, ISVR
Published in: Journal of Sound and Vibration, Issue Volume 409, 2017, Page(s) 24-42, ISSN 0022-460X
Publisher: Academic Press

Assessment of measurement-based methods for separating wheel and track contributions to rolling noise

Published in: Applied Acoustics, 2017, ISSN 0003-682X
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.

2.6 GHz Intra-Consist Channel Model for Train Control and Management Systems

Author(s): Juan Moreno Garcia-Loygorri, Inaki Val, Aitor Arriola, Cesar Briso-Rodriguez
Published in: IEEE Access, Issue 5, 2017, Page(s) 23052-23059, ISSN 2169-3536
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2017.2759324

Roll2Rail: New Dependable Rolling Stock for a More Sustainable, Intelligent and Comfortable Rail Transport in Europe

Author(s): Eulalia Peris, Javier Goikoetxea
Published in: Transportation Research Procedia, Issue 14, 2016, Page(s) 567-574, ISSN 2352-1465
Publisher: Elsevier
DOI: 10.1016/j.trpro.2016.05.294

A Survey of Channel Measurements and Models for Current and Future Railway Communication Systems

Author(s): Paul Unterhuber, Stephan Pfletschinger, Stephan Sand, Mohammad Soliman, Thomas Jost, Aitor Arriola, Iñaki Val, Cristina Cruces, Juan Moreno, Juan Pablo García-Nieto, Carlos Rodríguez, Marion Berbineau, Eneko Echeverría, Imanol Baz
Published in: Mobile Information Systems, Issue 2016, 2016, Page(s) 1-14, ISSN 1574-017X
Publisher: IOS Press
DOI: 10.1155/2016/7308604

Virtuell Vernetzt ¬ Wie Züge durch Kommunikation zusammenfinden

Author(s): DLR
Published in: Bahn-Manager Magazin, 2016, ISSN 2367-1998
Publisher: Bahn-Manager Magazin

Direct train-to-train communications at 450MHz

Author(s): DLR
Published in: IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, 2017, ISSN 1751-8733
Publisher: IET Institution of Engineering and Technology

Path Loss Models for Train-to-Train Communications in Typical High Speed Railway Environments

Author(s): DLR
Published in: IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, 2017, ISSN 1751-8733
Publisher: IET Institution of Engineering and Technology

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