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Welcome to the research catalogue. Search by entering a title, keyword(s) or project reference number below (e.g. "wayfinding" or T1010 or COF-INP-05) or use the filters to narrow down options.

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Research Project
COF-MLD-02
End Date: 2021
Underway
Part of a co-sponsored studentship run by the Horizon Centre of Doctoral Training (CDT) at the University of Nottingham. Read More
Research Project
T1171
End Date: 2021
Underway
What more can be done to prevent and limit competent and experienced staff making simple slips, lapses and mistakes, through better understanding,… Read More
Research Project
COF-G23-01
End Date: 2021
Underway
This grant scheme project aims to prove that self-contained Internet of Things (IoT) sensor technology (such as saloon temperature monitoring) can… Read More
Research Project
T1204
End Date: 2021
Underway
Unlocking investment targeted at improving connectivity on the rail corridor. Read More
Research Project
COF-DSP-04
End Date: 2021
Underway
What is the relationship between train timetables, the rules that underpin them and performance? How could improvements to train the timetable… Read More
Research Project
T1195
End Date: 2021
Underway
Identifying operational solutions for battery powered trains. Read More
Research Project
COF-DSP-05
End Date: 2021
Underway
This demonstrator project will produce a rail incident simulation and performance modelling application that can be used as a strategic decision… Read More
Research Project
COF-DSP-08
End Date: 2021
Underway
Using artificial intelligence and deep re-enforced learning techniques to develop a set of tools to support rail freight planning. Read More
Research Project
COF-UOH-62
End Date: 2021
Underway
The project would determine the viability of using Wheel Impact Load Detector data for detecting defects on freight wagons. Read More
Research Project
COF-UOH-53
End Date: 2021
Underway
This project will investigate whether it is possible to infer whether trains are approaching red aspects from C-class messages alone by using machine… Read More
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Research Project
COF-MLD-02
End Date: 2021
Underway
Part of a co-sponsored studentship run by the Horizon Centre of Doctoral Training (CDT) at the University of Nottingham. Read More
Research Project
T1171
End Date: 2021
Underway
What more can be done to prevent and limit competent and experienced staff making simple slips, lapses and mistakes, through better understanding,… Read More
Research Project
COF-G23-01
End Date: 2021
Underway
This grant scheme project aims to prove that self-contained Internet of Things (IoT) sensor technology (such as saloon temperature monitoring) can… Read More
Research Project
T1204
End Date: 2021
Underway
Unlocking investment targeted at improving connectivity on the rail corridor. Read More
Research Project
COF-DSP-04
End Date: 2021
Underway
What is the relationship between train timetables, the rules that underpin them and performance? How could improvements to train the timetable… Read More
Research Project
T1195
End Date: 2021
Underway
Identifying operational solutions for battery powered trains. Read More
Research Project
COF-DSP-05
End Date: 2021
Underway
This demonstrator project will produce a rail incident simulation and performance modelling application that can be used as a strategic decision… Read More
Research Project
COF-DSP-08
End Date: 2021
Underway
Using artificial intelligence and deep re-enforced learning techniques to develop a set of tools to support rail freight planning. Read More
Research Project
COF-UOH-62
End Date: 2021
Underway
The project would determine the viability of using Wheel Impact Load Detector data for detecting defects on freight wagons. Read More
Research Project
COF-UOH-53
End Date: 2021
Underway
This project will investigate whether it is possible to infer whether trains are approaching red aspects from C-class messages alone by using machine… Read More
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Applied filters: Complete (x) Underway (x) Customer (x) Cost (x) Capacity (x) Carbon (x) Safety (x) Customer services for passengers (x) Sustainable development (x) Adaptation to climate change (x) Energy collection systems (x) Braking systems (x) Train design - Components (x) Power supply (x) Selection and training (x) Future technologies (x) Wheel-rail interface (x) Adhesion (x) Attitudes and behaviour (x) On board power supplies and monitoring (x) Job design (x) Human performance (x) Revenue and ticketing (x) Human reliability (x) Culture (x) Health and wellbeing (x) Data and communications systems (x) Rolling stock testing (x) Traffic supervision and management (x) Other - Energy and electrification (x) Smart grids and energy harvesting (x) Customer services for freight (x) Value from data (x) Vehicle track dynamics (x) Derailment (x) Movement authorities and signalling systems (x) Other - Infrastructure (x) Keeping on-track staff safe (x) Track design and components (x) Commercial dynamics of transport (x) Overhead line equipment (x) Other - Control command and communication (x) Movement of trains (x) Infrastructure asset management (x) Other - Rolling stock (x) Train design - Structure and crashworthiness (x) Other - Policy and decision making (x) Whole system design and modelling (x) Railways Interoperability (x) Education and competence (x) Operation of road-rail interfaces including level crossings (x) Rolling stock interiors (x) Other - Operations (x) Signalling - Train detection systems (x) Safety decision support (x) Safety data analysis (x) CCC asset management (x) Control and display systems (x) Signalling - People protection and warning systems including level crossings (x) Rolling stock maintenance (x) CCC system integration and life cycle management (x) Security management (x) Stations management and passenger flow (x) Social dynamics of transport (x) Gauging (x) Electrical safety (x) Rolling stock asset management (x) Rolling stock passenger comfort (x) Risk models (x) Aerodynamics (x) Structures (x) Signalling - Train protection systems (x) Other - People behaviour and health (x) Other - Safety and risk (x) Station design (x) Accident investigation and learning (x) Human Factors in event reporting (x) Equipment workplace and environmental design (x) Operational Safety (x) Rolling stock condition monitoring and inspection (x) Rolling stock fire performance (x) Rail Standardisation (x) Other - Interfaces (x) Energy metering and billing (x) Safety data collection (x) DECARB (x) ADHERE (x) PERFORM (x) RESILIENT (x) CLEAR (x) Clear date filter (x)

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Innovation Project
SC04-VLR-01
End Date: 2021
Underway
Construction of a hybrid powered very light rail demonstrator vehicle. Read More
Innovation Project
SC04-POT-17
End Date: 2020
Underway
G‐volution’s technology permits existing engines to be evolved to dual‐fuel powertrains without needing significant rebuilding of the vehicle. Read More
Innovation Project
I12-TCV-02
End Date: 2020
Complete
Real-time performance measurement tool enabling the visualisation of service performance and passenger impact at an unpreceded level. Read More
Innovation Project
SC04-POB-13
End Date: 2020
Complete
The project will create an advanced braking control system which optimises the braking performance of the existing friction and dynamic braking. It… Read More
Innovation Project
SC12-TCF-14
End Date: 2019
Complete
There are opportunities to improve the customer experience through improved tracking of passenger numbers. Read More
Innovation Project
SC04-POB-16
End Date: 2019
Complete
A robust, simple and low-cost solution to deliver improvements in adhesion by delivering a small amount of water to the rails in front of the train in… Read More
Innovation Project
SC04-POB-15
End Date: 2019
Complete
Cryogenic (dry ice) cleaning effectively removes oxide and leaf contamination from rail. This novel technology fires cryogenic pellets at the… Read More
Innovation Project
SC04-POB-12
End Date: 2019
Complete
This braking solution uses known technology in a novel way to improve train braking performance, even in low-adhesion conditions. The 'Zero Wheel Slip… Read More
Innovation Project
SC12-TCF-09
End Date: 2019
Complete
WiFi data transmission speeds between trackside and train do not provide sufficient capacity to support the government's commitment to WiFi for all… Read More
Innovation Project
SC03-REP-01
End Date: 2019
Complete
Construction of a hybrid powered very light rail demonstrator vehicle. Read More
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