The European railway system of 2050: What is needed and how can Shift2Rail contribute?
The spring seminar of the KTH Railway Group will look towards Europe this year. Presentations include the two largest European train operators as well as two major rolling stock suppliers.
Time: Wed 2019-05-22 13.00 - 17.00
Most people agree that railways have an important role to play in a future sustainable transport system. Rail transport has a number of system inherent advantages like low energy usage and high transport capacity. However, there is also a common perception that the full potential of rail transport is not used today.
Examples from both passenger and freight transport will be given as well as results from current Shift2Rail projects.
Future Traction System, from Vision to Reality – creating sustainable value at sustainable cost. Magnus Forsén, Head of Propulsion Product Engine. Bombardier Transportation, Västerås, Sweden. (pdf 1.5 MB)