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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.

28 July

The MERLIN Project is holding its final conference in Madrid on 10 December 2015!

UNIFE, UIC and the MERLIN Project Consortium are pleased to invite you to save the date for the MERLIN Project Final Conference that will be held on 10 December 2015 in Madrid. The MERLIN Project, funded through the Seventh Framework Programme for Research (FP7) of the European Commission, aims to investigate and demonstrate the viability of an integrated management system to achieve a more sustainable and optimised energy usage in European mainline railway systems. The conference will present the results…