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Final project events in France, UK, Germany and Netherlands

by Henri Olink — last modified Jan 17, 2014 05:33 PM

The AUTOMAIN project is now heading towards its finish Februari 1st 2014.

We very much would like to share our project results with you. These sessions are planned:

Paris, UIC headquarters, France on January 9th 2014. Please contact Andrea Demadonna (UNIFE, for further details.

Milton Keynes, Network Rail headquarters, UK on January 22nd 2014. Please contact Kevin Blacktop (Network Rail, )

Braunschweig University, Germany on January 27th. Focus on planning & scheduling. Please contact Frederico Grasso Torro (TUB,

Utrecht, ProRail headquarters, Netherlands on January 29th. Please contact Matthijs Doesburg (ProRail,

AUTOMAIN National Workshop

SNCF, UNIFE, UIC, and the AUTOMAIN Consortium hosted the AUTOMAIN National Workshop in Paris on January 9th, 2014.

AUTOMAIN is a FP7 funded project aimed at increasing railway capacity in order to make a modal shift from road to rail more attractive. The project has developed a set of innovations in the field of infrastructure inspection, maintenance and planning of maintenance.

The event gave participants the opportunity to be informed on the most promising inspection and maintenance measures to optimise and automate in order to reduce the possession time by 40% and discuss with the AUTOMAIN experts.

Workshop highlights :

  • Overview of AUTOMAIN
  • Highlights of the main results
  • Focus on high-speed inspection
  • Focus on high-speed maintenance
  • Focus on planning & scheduling
  • Observations and discussion about Lean Analysis in a railway environment

To register for the workshop and find more information on the programme and the venue, please fill in the registration form available here

InnoTrans 2012

The AUTOMAIN project will be showcased from 18 to 21 September 2012 at InnoTrans 2012 (UNIFE Stand 103 in Hall 4.2).

During InnoTrans 2012, AUTOMAIN is organizing a Breakfast and Presentation. The event will take place on Wednesday, 19 September from 10h00 to 11h00 at the UNIFE booth, Hall 4.2, Stand 103.

The event will feature a short presentation on the progress of AUTOMAIN project. This is a great opportunity to meet and discuss with some of the project partners.

The full UNIFE stand programme can be viewed here.

Registration to the AUTOMAIN Breakfast and Presentation is already open. Please follow the link below in order to get registered.

Register for Innotrans 2012

Registration deadline: 10 September 2012

We look forward to seeing you at Stand 103 in Hall 4.2.