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Deliverables

Migration Plan

Migration Plan - Concept report for the market introduction and European wide roll-out of relevant technologies developed in IP5

Mid-term report on key technologies, further evolutionary steps and their interrelations

Mid-term report on key technologies, further evolutionary steps and their interrelations – the deliverable will be a first draft of the migration plan

Evaluation of cost effective, small and decentralized energy storage systems

Evaluation of cost effective, small and decentralized energy storage systems - The deliverable will be a concept paper and an LCC analysis of such energy storage systems

Traction-chain simulation and lab bench test measurement validation for the parallel-hybrid prototype shunter and the legacy shunter

The deliverable will be more eyes and lab bench test validated traction-chain simulations for torsional vibration and energy management - as well for the parallel-hybrid diesel-mechancial and diesel-accu-electrical prototype, as for the pure diesel legacy shunter.

Demonstration of FR8HUB Network management concept

Demonstration of FR8HUB Network management concept – the deliverable will be a simulation prototype performed in Railsys

Technical proof of concept and rollout & implementation plan for pilot site(s)

The deliverable will be a technical test and progress report to validate the functionality of IVG and show the overall structure for introducing IVG technology to the market

Results of traffic simulation of defined scenarios and evaluation

Results of traffic simulation of defined scenarios and evaluation – the deliverable will be an evaluation report of the simulations

Study of power peak shaving concepts

Study of power peak shaving concepts - The deliverable will be a feasibility study, which includes the visualization of the possible energy efficiency improvements and the technical requirements for such a system/technology

Report on simulation results of hybrid concept

Report on simulation results of hybrid concept - The results of the simulations concerning the future deployment (Task 5.4) engineering optimization (Task 5.5) and transferability (Task 5.6) will be reported.

Quality Plan

Quality Plan - including guidelines, Gantt charts, deliverable, milestone tables, document and presentation template

Description of functional and technical requirements and selection of components

The deliverable will be a compilation report of the prerequisites for IVG technology and a market study ensuring appropriate components are selected

Definition of scenarios for CBM on wagon bogies and definition of subsystem architecture

Definition of scenarios for CBM on wagon bogies and definition of subsystem architecture – the deliverable will determine the prerequisites for CBM on wagon bogies

Assessment of automation opportunities for hybrid shunters

Assessment of automation opportunities for hybrid shunters - The deliverable will be a concept paper for automation of hybrid shunters, analysing opportunities for automation

State-of-art and specification of innovations, demonstrations and simulations

State-of-art and specification of innovations, demonstrations and simulations – the deliverable will be a compilation and evaluation report

Sample architecture for Automation of Legacy Mainline Locomotives

This Document will describe sample architecture for Automation of Legacy Mainline Locomotives

Final dissemination and communication report

Final dissemination and communication report compilation report of dissemination and communication activities

Dissemination and communication strategy

Dissemination and communication strategy - The strategy will ensure that the project members will efficiently disseminate the results of the project

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Publications

Applying Geometric Thick Paths to Compute the Maximum Number of Additional Train Paths in a Railway Timetable

Author(s): Anders Peterson: Communications and Transport Systems, ITN, Linköping University, Norrköping, Sweden Valentin Polishchuk: Communications and Transport Systems, ITN, Linköping University, Norrköping, Sweden Christiane Schmidt: Communications and Transport Systems, ITN, Linköping University, Norrköping, Sweden
Published in: RailNorrköping 2019. 8th International Conference on Railway Operations Modelling and Analysis (ICROMA), Norrköping, Sweden, June 17th – 20th, 2019, 2019, Page(s) 964-977
Publisher: Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet

Delay Prediction with Flexible Train Order in a MILP Simulation-Optimization Approach for Railway Timetabling

Author(s): Högdahl, J.
Published in: 8th International Conference on Railway Operations Modelling and Analysis (RailNorrköping 2019), 2019, ISBN 978-91-7929-992-7
Publisher: This is a conference article and has not been published.

A Simulation-Optimization Approach for Improved Robustness of Railway Timetables (Licentiate dissertation)

Author(s): Högdahl, J.
Published in: 2019
Publisher: Kungliga Tekniska högskolan

A combined simulation-optimization approach for minimizing travel time and delays in railway timetables

Author(s): Johan Högdahl, Markus Bohlin, Oskar Fröidh
Published in: Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 126, 2019, Page(s) 192-212, ISSN 0191-2615
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.trb.2019.04.003

Impact of faster freight trains on railway capacity and operational quality

Author(s): Jakob Geischberger; Michael Moensters
Published in: International Journal of Transport Development and Integration 4(3):274-285, Volume 4 (2020), Issue 3, 2020, ISSN 2058-8305
Publisher: WIT Press
DOI: 10.2495/tdi-v4-n3-274-285