The aim is to further develop the use of fibre-reinforced plastics in rail suspensions and demonstrate the advantages of advanced suspensions using such materials.
Demonstrate a novel form of hybrid electric drive line which combines the virtues of the bus and tram without the need for track or overhead lines and show how this introduces a modal shift away from the passenger car.
Development of a new, 6 metre ultra-light tender weighing only 50% of the existing model. To achieve this weight saving, a new hull, based on new composite technology with the propulsion system integrated in it, will be developed.
Development of a rail mine locomotive for hazardous environments with methane explosion risks. Optimization of some segment parameters so final emissions achieve a 50% maximum of permitted limits.
Development of environment friendly diverse cargo ship types, ecological construction processess, technological and business risk management models and cost effective polish/ swedish infrastructure.
Development of know-how for innovative vehicles with high safety and ecocompatibility levels.
Two types of cableways will be developed for the introduction of environmentally friendly wood collection using forest cableways in the forests of spain and renaissance of cableways collection of wood in ireland.
Conception of combustion locomotive modernisation taking into account life cycle cost (lcc). A prototype will be built with full official certification & exploitation research, and the logistic chain of transit carriages will be redesigned.
Development of a new generation of airbags based on an innovative gas generator. This new airbag solution will offer passengers in vehicles an increased level of protection.
Study and development of innovative electric power train systems that will be integrated in personal mobility devices for helping postmen with their mail deliveries in urban areas.