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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-ECO-06
End Date: 2020
Complete
Understanding the scope for telecommunications data to fill gaps in existing the data available for econometric railway demand analysis. Read More
Research Project
COF-ECO-02
End Date: 2020
Complete
Kneeling Trains is a new technology aimed at removing or reducing the gap and step between the train and the platform. Read More
Research Project
COF-INP-04
End Date: 2019
Complete
This feasibility study used machine learning techniques to provide insights into to-the-second timing patterns for station dwell times and… Read More
Research Project
COF-FCA-02
End Date: 2019
Complete
Demonstrating techniques for evaluating low adhesion forecasts at a range of temporal and spatial scales with a view to developing future standards. Read More
Research Project
COF-UOH-ETT
End Date: 2017
Complete
This research sought to examine more efficient ways of extending wheelset life on trains by reprofiling on wheel lathes. Read More
Research Project
COF-UOH-58
End Date: 2021
Underway
This project will review existing electrification monitoring systems to identify their limitations, understand the barriers to data being reported in… Read More
Research Project
COF-TAR-01
End Date: 2015
Complete
The aim of this project, undertaken by the University of Birmingham, was to prove the feasibility of harnessing the emerging Internet of Things (IoT)… Read More
Research Project
COF-NMC-03
End Date: 2018
Complete
This research sought to establish a comprehensive scientific understanding of the metallurgical characteristics of rail and wheel steels to enable… Read More
Research Project
COF-UOH-13
End Date: 2016
Complete
This project focused on developing risk visualisation as a powerful tool to communicate risks and numeric values in risk. Read More
Research Project
COF-UOH-CCA
End Date: 2019
Complete
The aim of this research was to explore whether, and how natural language processing could be used to extract safety learnings from unstructured data… Read More
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Research Project
COF-ECO-06
End Date: 2020
Complete
Understanding the scope for telecommunications data to fill gaps in existing the data available for econometric railway demand analysis. Read More
Research Project
COF-ECO-02
End Date: 2020
Complete
Kneeling Trains is a new technology aimed at removing or reducing the gap and step between the train and the platform. Read More
Research Project
COF-INP-04
End Date: 2019
Complete
This feasibility study used machine learning techniques to provide insights into to-the-second timing patterns for station dwell times and… Read More
Research Project
COF-FCA-02
End Date: 2019
Complete
Demonstrating techniques for evaluating low adhesion forecasts at a range of temporal and spatial scales with a view to developing future standards. Read More
Research Project
COF-UOH-ETT
End Date: 2017
Complete
This research sought to examine more efficient ways of extending wheelset life on trains by reprofiling on wheel lathes. Read More
Research Project
COF-UOH-58
End Date: 2021
Underway
This project will review existing electrification monitoring systems to identify their limitations, understand the barriers to data being reported in… Read More
Research Project
COF-TAR-01
End Date: 2015
Complete
The aim of this project, undertaken by the University of Birmingham, was to prove the feasibility of harnessing the emerging Internet of Things (IoT)… Read More
Research Project
COF-NMC-03
End Date: 2018
Complete
This research sought to establish a comprehensive scientific understanding of the metallurgical characteristics of rail and wheel steels to enable… Read More
Research Project
COF-UOH-13
End Date: 2016
Complete
This project focused on developing risk visualisation as a powerful tool to communicate risks and numeric values in risk. Read More
Research Project
COF-UOH-CCA
End Date: 2019
Complete
The aim of this research was to explore whether, and how natural language processing could be used to extract safety learnings from unstructured data… Read More
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Applied filters: Complete (x) Underway (x) In Preparation (x) Carbon (x) Cost (x) Safety (x) Capacity (x) Customer (x) On board power supplies and monitoring (x) Adaptation to climate change (x) Other - Energy and electrification (x) Energy collection systems (x) Future technologies (x) Sustainable development (x) Train design - Components (x) Power supply (x) Smart grids and energy harvesting (x) Railways Interoperability (x) Education and competence (x) Operation of road-rail interfaces including level crossings (x) Rolling stock interiors (x) Value from data (x) Vehicle track dynamics (x) Derailment (x) Other - Operations (x) Signalling - Train detection systems (x) Selection and training (x) Job design (x) Movement authorities and signalling systems (x) Safety decision support (x) Rolling stock testing (x) Other - Infrastructure (x) Traffic supervision and management (x) Human performance (x) Wheel-rail interface (x) Braking systems (x) Keeping on-track staff safe (x) Safety data analysis (x) Track design and components (x) CCC asset management (x) Control and display systems (x) Revenue and ticketing (x) Signalling - People protection and warning systems including level crossings (x) Rolling stock maintenance (x) CCC system integration and life cycle management (x) Customer services for freight (x) Security management (x) Human reliability (x) Commercial dynamics of transport (x) Stations management and passenger flow (x) Social dynamics of transport (x) Data and communications systems (x) Gauging (x) Electrical safety (x) Rolling stock asset management (x) Culture (x) Rolling stock passenger comfort (x) Risk models (x) Customer services for passengers (x) Aerodynamics (x) Structures (x) Signalling - Train protection systems (x) Other - People behaviour and health (x) Other - Safety and risk (x) Overhead line equipment (x) Station design (x) Adhesion (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) Other - Control command and communication (x) Movement of trains (x) Rail Standardisation (x) Health and wellbeing (x) Other - Interfaces (x) Infrastructure asset management (x) Attitudes and behaviour (x) Other - Rolling stock (x) Train design - Structure and crashworthiness (x) Other - Policy and decision making (x) Energy metering and billing (x) Safety data collection (x) Whole system design and modelling (x) DECARB (x) CLEAR (x) PERFORM (x) RESILIENT (x) ADHERE (x) Clear date filter (x)
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Innovation Project
SC04-POT-16
End Date: 2018
Complete
Use of Flywheel Technology as energy storage to create a hybrid flywheel powertrain to reduce emissions and fuel consumption by recovering braking… Read More
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