Development of Functional Requirements for Sustainable and Attractive European Rail Freight

3.5 m EUR · 09/2016 – 08/2019
Horizon 2020 · 18 partners
Trafikverket, CAF, Bombardier, DB, AC2T, Asociacion Centro de Estudios e Investigaciones Tecnicas, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt EV, etc.

Über das Projekt

The objectives of the FR8RAIL project will be achieved by developing 8 vital areas within freight rail.

  • Business Analytics, KPIs, Top Level Requirements,
  • Condition Based and Predictive Maintenance,
  • Telematics & Electrification,
  • Running Gear, Core and Extended Market Wagon,
  • Automatic Coupling,
  • High level System Architecture and Integration.
  • The main aim of the FR8RAIL project is the development of functional requirements for sustainable and attractive European rail freight.

The objectives of the project are:

  • 10 % reduction in the cost of freight transport measured by tonnes per Km,
  • 20 % reduction in the time variations during dwelling, and
    increase attractiveness of logistic chains by making available 100 % of the rail freight transport information to logistic chain information systems.