EU FP7 PROJECTS MERLIN AND ECUC LAUNCHED THEIR WEBSITES: WWW.MERLIN-RAIL.EU AND WWW.ECUC-PROJECT.EU
MERLIN project – Sustainable and intelligent Management of Energy for smarter RaiLway systems in Europe: an INtegrated optimisation approach – aims to investigate and demonstrate the viability of an integrated management system to achieve a more sustainable and optimised energy usage in European electric mainline railway systems.
To find out more about the project please visit: ww.merlin-rail.eu
The project began officially on the 1st of September 2012, and it is partly funded by the European Commission under the Seventh Framework Programme.
The project – Eddy CUrrent brake Compatibility – aims to improve the understanding of the interaction between Eddy Current Brake (ECB) and the track and trackside equipment.
To find out more about the project please visit: www.ecuc-project.eu