A European research project within the Shift2Rail initiative – IP5: Technologies for Sustainable & Attractive European Rail Freight
The project will complement results from previous and ongoing research projects and contribute to the IP5 objectives
One focus is on preparing the path for regular operations of long freight trains
Another focus is on new concepts to be applied on future freight locomotive bogies

The EU White Paper on Transport 2011 states that, by 2030, a shift of 30% of road freight over 300km to rail, or a doubling of the freight transport by rail compared to 2005, should be achieved. Future models of locomotives might strongly contribute to achieving this challenge, supporting the achievement of the goal by providing more attractive rail freight services to the final customer, with competitive rail solutions, maximizing flexibility and efficiency while reducing the operating and maintenance costs.

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DYNAFREIGHT presented at the PTFE General Assembly on the 30th of November 2016 in Madrid As member of PTFE, Stadler Rail Valencia gave a presentation on the recently started DYANFERIGHT project in the PTFE General Assembly on the 30th of November 2016. This was done in the specific section of “Current Strategic Projects in progress” of the agenda. Juan Ignacio Fernandez, Traction & ...

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DYNAFREIGHT KO meeting successfully held in Brussels on 23rd November 2016 DYNAFREIGHT (Innovative technical solutions for improved train DYNAmics and operation of longer FREIGHt Trains) KO meeting was successfully held on the 23rd of November in Brussels. DYNAFREIGHT, coordinated by UNIFE, is a 20-month Shift2Rail project which includes 10 partners from 6 EU ...

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Project launched The DYNAFREIGHT project officially started on 1 November 2016. The kick-off meeting was successfully held in Brussels on 23 November 2016, organised by UNIFE.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No: 730811

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