Development and implementation of an advanced high-speed rail condition monitoring system based on the use of non-contact EMAT sensors, enabling the fast and reliable inspection of rail tracks at high speeds.
Step change solutions to reduce noise in the city environment – Development of suitable problem identification and evaluation tools for the design and development of solutions for hot spots, which show high correlation with annoyance and complaints
Development of new component designs and maintenance processes aimed at improving the integrity of urban rail transport infrastructure through the deployment of intelligent design and sensor technologies integrated in cost effective products and targeted non-intrusive monitoring processes.
Development of an integrated series of modular track infrastructure solutions at low cost, with no or little maintenance, high availability, constant comfort and ensuring great punctuality.
Development of an integrated system of methodologies and technologies for the efficient control of urban traffic noise.
Acquisition of a deep understanding of rail corrugation phenomena, especially in urban transports.