NeTIRail-INFRA: Sustainable Railways
- Start date: 1 June 2015
- End date: 31 May 2018
- Funder: EU Horizon 2020
- Primary investigator: Professor Andrew Smith
NeTIRail-INFRA is developing and demonstrating technologies and best practice tailored to the needs of different categories of rail systems. The consortium consists of railway infrastructure managers and operators as well as supplier and research organisations who will deliver innovative concepts of new technologies and for railway operation, and analyse current best practice to identify optimal solutions to be applied to different line categories across Europe.
NeTIRail-INFRA also assesses the societal impact of railway and the business case for each alternative asset management strategy and the applications of the new technologies developed, including consideration of the incentives and regulatory and financial frameworks across the EU member states.