Papers & publications
A #GEARBODIES Article published in the International Railway Journal in April with the title: “Improving passenger train maintenance efficiency” Shift2Rail’s Gearbodies project seeks to reduce passenger train maintenance costs. Written by: Celestino Sánchez Martín, project manager with Eurnex, Alkiviadis Tromaras, research associate with the Centre for Technology Hellas/Hellenic Institute of Transport (Certh/Hit), and Stefanos Gogos, technical affairs manager with Unife, outline the objectives and present their initial findings.
We are very proud that our partners in the project #GEARBODIES have won the “Best paper award” for the #wcrr2022 session topic “reliable and easy to maintain moving assets”. An excellent article with the title “Extending the lifetime of journal bearings for high-speed trains”. Autors: Riccardo LICCIARDELLO, Gintautas BUREIKA, Bert ROSENHEINRICH, Olalla SANCHEZ-SOBRADO, Patrick SCHNEIDER, Sina SHAHIDZADEH ARABANI, Cristian ULIANOV, Philipp WIRTH.
Congratulations! #highspeedtrains, #research, #journalbearings, #research, #railresearch #schift2rail, Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking, #europeanresearch, #europeancommission #science #tech #university#europe #transport
A paper in the Global Railway Review June 2022, the authors cover the latest developments in the journal bearing workstream of the GEARBODIES research project, and how the next generations of bogies and wheelsets will be equipped with innovative devices to improve the lifecycles of these crucial rolling stock components.