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16 February

All MERLIN videos are now available!

MERLIN Final Conference sessions: Welcome speeches Session I part 1 Session I part 2 Session I part 3 Session II MERLIN Case Scenarios: • MERLIN – Introduction • MERLIN – Scenario 1 Alstom-SNCF-Reseau • MERLIN – Scenario 2 Siemens-Trafikverket • MERLIN – Scenario 3 CAF-ADIF-Renfe • MERLIN – Scenario 4 NetworkRail-Newcastle University • MERLIN – Scenario 5 AnsaldoSTS-NetworkRail • MERLIN – Conclusions

08 January

Final issue of the Merlin Newsletter is now available

The second issue of the newsletter contains the latest developments of the MERLIN project. To read the newsletter please click here.

16 December

MERLIN Final Conference successfully held in Madrid

Almost 100 participants from across Europe attended the MERLIN Final Conference, which took place on 10 December 2015 in Madrid. Jointly organised by UNIFE, UIC and FFE the event was the opportunity for the project partners to present the final results and discuss the exploitation potential of the main outcomes with external participants. Project Coordinator Andrea Demadonna from UNIFE opened the event on behalf of Mr. Philippe Citroën, UNIFE Director-General. He stressed the fact that MERLIN offered a concrete attempt…

26 October

MERLIN Open Workshop held in Malaga

Almost 30 rail experts from Europe attended the MERLIN Open Workshop, entitled MERLIN opens its doors. Be witness to the Spanish Scenario Demonstrator’’ was organised the evening of 5 October in Malaga. The event was jointly organised by ADIF, CAF, RENFE, RWTH Aachen University, UNIFE and UIC. Following a welcome speech by UNIFE Project Coordinator Andrea Demadonna, Javier Goikoetxea (CAF) and Monica Pelegrin (ADIF) presented an overview of the test scenario the participants would experience in the next hours. A number…

24 August

MERLIN article: ‘’Making energy management in the railway system smarter’’, published in the European Railway Review.

D’Appolonia and RWTH Aachen University provided a general overview of the architecture of a Railway Energy Management System (REM-S) and then focuses on a new business model for the system. To read the article click here.