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01 Heat pumps (geothermal, soil reservoir, air-based) Implementation into fleet Netherlands 2011- (ongoing)
02 Solar panels (PV) mounted on platform roofs, stations and/or workshops Pilot project Germany, UK, Netherlands Ongoing (2012)
03 Upgrade of heating systems in stations, office buildings and workshops Implementation into fleet Netherlands, Belgium Ongoing
04 SUS Station - Supporting Sustainable Stations (EU project) Feasibility study Germany, Netherlands, UK, France 17.4.2008 - 31.12.2013
05 Check lists for good practise examples for shops/concessions in stations Feasibility study Netherlands Ongoing (2012)
06 Optimising electric equipment in stations Implementation into fleet Germany, Belgium, UK, Switzerland,... Ongoing, first activities started...
07 Control of lighting (for stations, platforms, workshops, offices etc.)   Switzerland, Netherlands, Germany,... 2009 - present
08 Energy upgrade of buildings (offices, stations and workshops) Implementation into fleet Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, UK 1-3 years (2012)
09 Awareness campaigns for Energy Efficiency Implementation into fleet Belgium, Netherlands Since 2008
10 Reuse of waste heat from workshops for district heating Pilot project Netherlands Since 2010 (ongoing)
11 Intelligent lighting management for railway depots Pilot project United Kingdom For depots: implementation from...
12 Energy management for railway workshops Implementation into fleet Belgium, Germany, Netherlands,... 2006-2007 (for the SNCB project)
13 Weather data based heating and cooling control of railway workshop Pilot project Germany 2009-2011
14 LED lighting systems for marshalling yards Implementation into fleet Switzerland Pilot: 2010/2011, roll-out:...
15 LED lighting systems for signalling Implementation into fleet Netherlands long-term project until 2020
16 Green data centres Implementation into fleet Germany, USA, UK and others last 5 years
17 Energy efficient cooling of switch boxes Pilot project Switzerland Started 2011 (free air cooling)
18 Control of switch heating   Switzerland, Austria, Netherlands,... SBB: 2005- ongoing ProRail: 2010...
19 Using heat pumps for heating of switches Implementation into fleet Netherlands 2009-2011
20 The Carbon ladder - contractor involvement Implementation into fleet Netherlands Developed and in use since 2009.
A Driving Audible device for retrofitting onto non-ATO subway train to save traction energy Retrofit measure, Pilot project Hong Kong Special Administration... It has taken around two years to...
Bogie fairings R&D project Germany, Italy, France 1996-2001
Bonus/Penalty Rules in weight reduction Purchasing policy Netherlands  
Choppers for Sprinter train sets Retrofit measure Netherlands 2003/04
CO2-controlled ventilation Retrofit measure, Pilot project Netherlands  
Contest Energy optimisation of "Metropolitan" trains Pilot project, Feasibility study Germany 2000-2001
Ecodriving R&D project Sweden  
Economy Meter Pilot project Netherlands 2003
EnergieSparen (Energy saving) Implementation into fleet Germany  
Energy chains of alternative fuels Feasibility study Germany 1999-2000
Energy Management System of New Coaches Purchasing project Switzerland  
Energy meters Pilot project Italy  
ESF Implementation into fleet Germany  
Flytrain Pilot project, R&D project Germany  
Fuel Cell Feasibility study Germany  
High performance motor for direct drive R&D project Germany  
High-speed co-operation project R&D project Italy/Germany  
Hybrid vehicle Feasibility study Germany 1999-2000
Linear motor as a booster for freight operation Feasibility study Germany  
Modifications in temperature and ventilation control Implementation into fleet Netherlands  
Natural gas propelled railcar R&D project France 1 year, completed
New double-decked Regiorunners Purchasing project Netherlands  
Opencell technology for railway applications R&D project Portugal 2 years
Optimised Ventilation Control Re 4/4 II, Re 4/4 III Retrofit measure, Implementation into fleet Switzerland End in 2004
PLC system on parked trains Pilot project Sweden  
PROSPER (Procedures for Rolling Stock Procurement with Environmental Requirements) R&D project International 02/2002-04/2003
Rail Flywheel Product - Los Angeles Metro Purchasing project, Retrofit measure, Purchasing policy, Implementation into fleet, Pilot project, R&D project, Feasibility study USA Since 2014
Railcar with CNG propulsion Pilot project Germany  
Savings on Coaches, Type Bpm Retrofit measure, Pilot project Switzerland 4 years
Shunting locomotive with LNG propulsion Pilot project Germany 1996-2002
Software to reduce energy consumption of parked trains Retrofit measure, Implementation into fleet Denmark  
Studies performed on energy storage systems Feasibility study Netherlands  
TEMA (=Traktions-Energie Messung und Abrechnung) Implementation into fleet Germany 2000-2004
THALES: hybrid tram train with on-board ultracapacitors R&D project France Start: 12/2000
The purchase of the new Copenhagen S-trains Purchasing project Denmark 1990-today
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