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ERTMS on SATELLITE – Enabling Application Validation

Objective

The main ERSAT EAV objective is to verify the suitability of EGNSS (including EGNOS and Galileo early services) for safety railway application, in particular in regional lines scenario, for which a safe localization of the trains, based on satellite technologies, will be defined and developed, leading the way for the harmonization with the European ERTMS standard, by implementing the solution on a pilot line as reference.
The objectives will be achieved, in a first phase by measuring and evaluating the gaps to be filled, in terms of technological criticalities and in relation to railway requirements, performing measurements under real operating conditions, building models and analysis with the help of the simulation, and finally defining and developing a system solution, implementing, testing and validating it on a pilot line, as reference for the future standardisation and certification processes.
The ERSAT EAV proposal is relevant to the work programme for the exploitation of the space infrastructure, in particular prioritising the EGNSS uptake for the rail sector, fostering the competition and the innovation of the European space and rail industry and research community, and enhancing in parallel the strong coordination and synergy with the specific sector of European Railways and the main actors involved, building-up a system centered to the ERTMS platform and able to bring to the ERTMS the “competitivity-dividend” of the satellite promises, linked with the enormous opportunity of the local and regional lines in Europe that represent about 50% of the total railways length.
The EGNSS-ERTMS based train control/protection system is especially beneficial in terms of operating costs compared to other solutions for upgrading the local/regional infrastructure, considering the forecasted average Benefit/Cost ratios of 2.2 at the European level and a remarkable increase of safety.

Field of science

  • /engineering and technology/mechanical engineering/vehicle engineering/aerospace engineering/satellite technology
  • /social sciences/sociology/governance/public services

Call for proposal

H2020-Galileo-2014-1
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Funding Scheme

IA - Innovation action

Coordinator

HITACHI RAIL STS SPA
Address
Via Mantovani 3/5
16151 Genova
Italy
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 1 022 761,25

Participants (11)

CONSORZIO UNIVERSITA INDUSTRIA - LABORATORI DI RADIOCOMUNICAZION I
Italy
EU contribution
€ 400 000
Address
Corso D Italia 19
00198 Roma
Activity type
Research Organisations
DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUR LUFT - UND RAUMFAHRT EV
Germany
EU contribution
€ 447 557,50
Address
Linder Hohe
51147 Koln
Activity type
Research Organisations
EUROPEAN SATELLITE SERVICES PROVIDER SAS
France
EU contribution
€ 407 085
Address
3 Rue Tarfaya
31400 Toulouse
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
UNIVERSITA COMMERCIALE LUIGI BOCCONI
Italy
EU contribution
€ 100 625
Address
Via Sarfatti 25
20136 Milano
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
SOGEI-SOCIETA GENERALE D'INFORMATICA SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 309 445,50
Address
Via Mario Carucci 99
00143 Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ASOCIACION CENTRO TECNOLOGICO CEIT
Spain
EU contribution
€ 349 667,50
Address
Paseo Manuel De Lardizabal 15
20018 San Sebastian
Activity type
Research Organisations
DB NETZ AG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 500 150
Address
Theodor Heuss Allee 7
60486 Frankfurt Am Main
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
RETE FERROVIARIA ITALIANA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 350 000
Address
Piazza Della Croce Rossa 1
00161 Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ASSTRA - ASSOCIAZIONE TRASPORTI
Italy
EU contribution
€ 65 083
Address
Piazza Cola Di Rienzo 80A
00192 Roma
Activity type
Other
TELESPAZIO SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 49 997,50
Address
Via Tiburtina 965
00156 Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
TRENITALIA SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 250 075
Address
Piazza Della Croce Rossa 1
00161 Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)