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Digitalization and Automation of Freight Rail

Deliverables

Demonstrator on improved planning

Demonstrator on improved short-term planning and daily planning with improved interaction IM – RU including network and yard/terminals (Task T3.1.5, T3.1.6) (M36, TRV, demonstrator).

Quality Plan

Including guidelines, Gantt charts, deliverable, milestone tables, document and presentation template (M8, responsible: VIF, report).

Demonstration

Report on demonstrations of long trains on cross-border lines and with Distributed Power (M36, DB, report).

Daily timetable and operational traffic gap

Analysis of the gap between daily timetable and operational traffic (Task T3.1.1, T3.2.1) (M19, TRV, report)

Final dissemination and communication report

Compilation report of dissemination and communication activities M48 VIF report

Dissemination and communication strategy

The strategy will ensure that the project members will efficiently disseminate the results of the project (M9, VIF, report).

Automatic coupling and wagon design specifications

Review of technical specifications for automatic coupling, running gear and wagon design (M14, DLR, report)

S2R Innodays 2021 activities report

Report on dissemination activities during the S2R Innodays 2021 M44 VIF report

Description of decision support tool

Description of decision support tool aimed at advanced Real Time Network Management and requirements for a demonstrator (Task T3.2.2, T3.2.3) (M28, TRV, report).

Evaluation of C-DAS demonstration

Run and evaluation of C-DAS demonstration according to Task 4.4 (M32, DB, report).

Requirements for a decision support tool

Requirements for a decision support tool to solve deficiencies in timetable planning and to improve interaction between yards/terminals and network (Task T3.1.3, T3.1.4) (M31, TRV, report).

Interface Specifications

Based on the results described in FR8RAIL D37 and D38 standard interfaces definition and integration towards electrification telematics CBM as well as autonomous coupling train operation will be developed according to the work described in Task 14 M18 CEIT report

Midterm event report

Midterm Dissemination Report (press) (M16, VIF, report).

Functional core market wagon mock-up

Functional core market wagon mock-up & running gear concept at TRL 6. The core market wagon mock-up is completed as a technical demonstrator and ready for testing as described in Task 1.1; (M6, TVP, Technical Demonstrator).

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Publications

A review on design and testing methodologies of modern freight train draft gear system

Author(s): Simon Wagner, Colin Cole, Maksym Spiryagin
Published in: Railway Engineering Science, 29/2, 2021, Page(s) 127-151, ISSN 2662-4745
Publisher: Springer Link
DOI: 10.1007/s40534-021-00237-y

An Evaluation Framework and Algorithms for Train Rescheduling

Author(s): Sai Prashanth Josyula, Johanna Törnquist Krasemann, Lars Lundberg
Published in: Algorithms, 13/12, 2020, Page(s) 332, ISSN 1999-4893
Publisher: MDPI Open Access Publishing
DOI: 10.3390/a13120332

Rail RCF damage quantification and comparison for different damage models

Author(s): Visakh V. Krishna; Saeed Hossein-Nia; Carlos Casanueva; Sebastian Stichel; Gerald Trummer; Klaus Six
Published in: Railway Engineering Science, 2021, ISSN 2662-4745
Publisher: Springer
DOI: 10.1007/s40534-021-00253-y

A Review of the Evolution of the Integrity Methods Applied in GNSS

Author(s): Paul Zabalegui, Gorka De Miguel, Alejandro Perez, Jaizki Mendizabal, Jon Goya, Inigo Adin
Published in: IEEE Access, 8, 2020, Page(s) 45813-45824, ISSN 2169-3536
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
DOI: 10.1109/access.2020.2977455

On-Board Wheel Profile Classification Based on Vehicle Dynamics - From Physical Effects to Machine Learning

Author(s): Bernd Luber, Felix Sorribes-Palmer, Gabor Müller, Lorenz Pietsch, Klaus Six
Published in: Advances in Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks - Proceedings of the 26th Symposium of the International Association of Vehicle System Dynamics, IAVSD 2019, August 12-16, 2019, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2020, Page(s) 113-118, ISBN 978-3-030-38076-2
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-38077-9_13

Freight Telematics Systems: An Intelligent Wagon

Author(s): Roberto C. Ramirez, Iker Moya, Imanol Puy, Unai Alvarado, Iñigo Adin, Jaizki Mendizabal
Published in: Communication Technologies for Vehicles - 15th International Workshop, Nets4Cars/Nets4Trains/Nets4Aircraft 2020, Bordeaux, France, November 16–17, 2020, Proceedings, 12574, 2020, Page(s) 157-165, ISBN 978-3-030-66029-1
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-66030-7_14

DPS, THE WAY TO THE LONG TRAIN

Author(s): Editor
Published in: 2021
Publisher: M20 project website

IL PROGETTO DI RICERCA MARATHON2OPERATION (M2O): MAKE RAIL THE HOPE FOR PROTECTING NATURE 2 FUTURE OPERATION

Author(s): Nier
Published in: 2021
Publisher: Nier online

Green Cargo to test digital automatic coupling to improve efficiency

Author(s): Editor
Published in: 2020
Publisher: Global Railway Review

„Erstellung eines Konzeptes für die EUweite Migration eines Digitalen Automatischen Kupplungssystems (DAK) für den Schienengüterverkehr“Fachbericht „Technik DAK“

Author(s): Prof. Dr. Markus Hecht, Mirko Leiste, Saskia Discher; Technische Universität Berlin, Fakultät V Verkehrs- und Maschinensysteme Institut für Land- und Seeverkehre Fachgebiet Schienenfahrzeuge
Published in: 2020
Publisher: https://www.netzwerk-bahnen.de

Video: DPS: Distributed Power System, der Weg zum langen Zug

Author(s): DB | BTG | FTI
Published in: 2021
Publisher: DB Cargo

Jedna lokomotiva na 835metrový vlak. Testovací jízda do Švédska prověřila možné zvýšení kapacity

Author(s): Lucie Přinesdomová
Published in: 2021
Publisher: ekonomickydenik.cz

DB Cargo to test operation of long trains using distributed power with LTE

Author(s): Editor
Published in: 2021
Publisher: Railway Gazette International

Beyond Big Data

Author(s): Editor: Wolfgang Kuhn
Published in: 2021, Page(s) 19
Publisher: Virtual Vehicle Research GmbH

Longer trains tested in Sweden

Author(s): Editors
Published in: 2021
Publisher: Baltic Transport Journal

RailDriVE February 2019 - Data Set for Rail Vehicle Positioning Experiments

Author(s): Hanno Winter and Michael Roth (DLR)
Published in: 2019
Publisher: Technische Universität Darmstadt
DOI: 10.25534/tudatalib-166.2

BMVI DAC4EU project dissemination video

Author(s): CAF: Julio Galipienzo, DBC: Ulrich Meuser
Published in: 2020
Publisher: Ministerial conference on rail transport “Innovative Rail Transport - connecting, sustainable, and digital”

Tests suggest 30% cost saving using distributed power with LTE

Author(s): Editor
Published in: 2021
Publisher: Railway Gazette International

Video: DAC winter testing

Author(s): TRV | CAF (Dellner) | FTI
Published in: 2021
Publisher: Trafikverket, Sweden

Long Freight Trains tested in Northern Europe

Author(s): Keith Fender
Published in: 2021
Publisher: Modern Railways Magazine

Deliverable D 3.1: Analysis of the gap between daily timetable and operational traffic

Author(s): Peterson, A., Häll C. H., Schmidt, C. (Linköping University), Wahlborg, M. (Trafikverket)
Published in: 2020
Publisher: http://liu.diva-portal.org/smash/record.jsf?pid=diva2%3A1391876&dswid=9357

Is it possible to use three locomotives to run a longer train?

Author(s): Nikos Papatolios, Editor at RailFreight.com
Published in: 2021
Publisher: railfreight.com

Deliverable D 3.2: Description of a decision support tool aimed at advanced Real Time Network Management and requirements for a demonstrator

Author(s): Joborn, Martin (RISE), Törnquist Krasemann, Johanna and Josyula, Sai Prashanth (BTH) Thorslund Birgitta (VTI)
Published in: 2020
Publisher: https://www.diva-portal.org/smash/record.jsf?pid=diva2%3A1510579&dswid=493

Eerste 835 meter lange goederentrein maakt testrit van Duitsland naar Zweden

Author(s): Majorie van Leijen, editor of SpoorPro.nl
Published in: 2021
Publisher: www.spoorpro.nl

Rekordlångt godståg testkörs i Malmö

Author(s): Editor
Published in: 2021
Publisher: SVT Nyheter

First 835-metre long train from Germany arrived in Sweden

Author(s): Majorie van Leijen, editor of RailTech.com and RailFreight.com
Published in: 2021
Publisher: RailTech.com, online magazine

835-metre long train from Germany to Sweden

Author(s): Majorie van Leijen, editor of RailFreight.com
Published in: 2021
Publisher: RailFreight.com, online magazine for rail freight professionals

Verteilte Traktion für lange Güterzüge bis zu 1.500 m - Mehr Transportleistung auf die Schiene

Author(s): N.Hohenbichler, A.Lang, N.Weigelt (Bombardier Transportation (Switzerland) AG, DB Netz AG, DB Cargo AG)
Published in: 2020
Publisher: "Tagung ""Moderne Schienenfahrzeuge"" 2020"

An Open Data Set for Rail Vehicle Positioning Experiments

Author(s): Michael Roth, Hanno Winter (DLR)
Published in: 2020
Publisher: 23rd IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems

Influence of cold rolling on the fatigue strength and the determination of inspection intervals for EA1N axles

Author(s): CAF: Aitor Landaberea, Ruben de La Prida MCL: Hans-Peter Gänser, Jürgen Maierhofer
Published in: 2020
Publisher: 17th International Rail Vehicle Conference

Freight train wireless communication backbone architecture

Author(s): J. Mandizabal, RC. Ramirez, J. Goya, D. Batista, F. Parrilla (CEIT and INDRA)
Published in: 2019
Publisher: 12th World Congress on Railway Research (WCRR)

Die Beeinflussung des Rollgeräusches durch Fehlstellen an der Schiene

Author(s): Karlotta Proschitzki, Katja Stampka, Benjamin Baasch, Ennes Sarradj
Published in: 2021
Publisher: DAGA 2021

Detecting singular track defects by time-frequency signal separation of axle-box acceleration data.

Author(s): Benjamin Baasch, Jörn Christoffer Groos, Michael Helmut Roth, Patrik Havrila (DLR)
Published in: 2019
Publisher: 12th World Congress on Railway Research (WCRR)

On-board Zustandsüberwachung des Radprofil-Verschleiß an Güterwägen – Physikalische Effekte als Basis für das maschinelle Lernen.

Author(s): Fuchs, J., Luber, B., Joch, M. and Sorribes F. (VIF and PJM)
Published in: 2020
Publisher: 17. Internationale Schienenfahrzeugtagung Dresden

An Open Data Set for Rail Vehicle Positioning Experiments

Author(s): Michael Roth, Hanno Winter
Published in: 2020 IEEE 23rd International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), 2020, Page(s) 1-7, ISBN 978-1-7281-4149-7
Publisher: 23rd IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems
DOI: 10.1109/itsc45102.2020.9294594

Distributed Power System – Funkferngesteuerte verteilte Traktion in der Erprobung und weiterer Weg zur Einführung

Author(s): Niels Weigelt, DB Cargo AG, Daniel Jobstfinke, DB Systemtechnik GmbH, Norbert Hohenbichler, BTG
Published in: 2021
Publisher: 47. Tagung Moderne Schienenfahrzeuge 2022