Rules for the consist and braking of international freight trains

Project information

  • Rules for the consist and braking of international freight trains
  • Project director: Christian Chavanel
  • Project manager: Giulia Russo
  • Status: ongoing project
  • Project code: 2016/RSF/496

Project description

Problem to solve:

  • Improvement and harmonisation of cross-border traffic for more profitable freight business.
  • Valorization of the TrainDy software for the calculations and the validation of the extended freight train configurations.

Benefits:

  • Accessibility to standardised Freight train configurations for international traffic.
  • Unique reference document availability usable for the authorisation procedure.
  • Reduction of time in the border crossing and simplification/unification of the necessary custom documentation
  • Extension of the use of the TrainDy software to the optimisation of train composition

For further information about TrainDy:
https://uic.org/special-groups/traindy/

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