Research into enhanced track and switch and crossing system 2 (In2Track-2)

In2Track-2 is a project within the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme under the Shift2Rail joint technology initiative. The eight work packages (WP) in In2Track-2 are WP1 Enhanced switch & crossing system, WP2 Next generation switch & crossing system, WP3 Optimised track system, WP4 Next generation track solutions, WP5 Proactive bridge and tunnel assessment, repair and upgrade, WP6 Project management, WP7 Technical coordination and technology demonstrators integration, and WP8 Dissemination, communication and expoitation. CHARMEC is involved in WP1, WP2, WP3 and WP4. The project includes work from most of the parallel CHARMEC projects.

Partner organizations

  • Railenium (Research Institute, France)
  • Universidade do Porto (Academic, Portugal)
  • ProRail (Public, Netherlands)
  • Swedish Transport Administration (Public, Sweden)
  • Plasser & Theurer (Private, Austria)
  • CEMOSA (Private, Spain)
  • Kirchdorfer Industries (Private, Austria)
  • Ansaldo STS (Private, Italy)
  • FCP (Other, Austria)
  • University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) (Academic, Spain)
  • SNCF (Public, France)
  • Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd (Private, United Kingdom)
  • Infraestruturas de Portugal (Public, Portugal)
  • Deutsche Bahn (Public, Germany)
  • Materials Center Leoben Forschung (MCL) (Research Institute, Austria)
  • Wiener Linien (Private, Austria)
  • Vossloh (Private, Germany)
  • University of Minho (Academic, Portugal)
  • AC2T research (Research Institute, Austria)
  • Getzner (Private, Austria)
  • ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG (Private, Austria)
  • Slovenian Railways (SŽ) (Public, Slovenia)
  • Virtual Vehicle Research Center (Research Institute, Austria)
  • ACCIONA Infrastructures (Private, Spain)
  • Voest-Alpine AG (Private, Austria)
  • State Railways of the Republic of Turkey (TCDD) (Public, Turkey)
  • British Steel (Private, United Kingdom)
Start date 01/11/2018
End date 31/10/2021

Funded by

  • European Commission (Horizon 2020) (Public, Belgium)
  • Swedish Transport Administration (Public, Sweden)

Published: Tue 10 Mar 2020.