A team of Tinsa participated in the “Spаce for innovation in rail” forum, an opportunity to discuss the innovation and digitalisation in the rail sector with a special focus on GNSS applications for rail. The event took place in Vienna, Austria on 18-19 March 2019, under the auspices of the Austrian Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology, and jointly organised by the European GNSS Agency (GSA), Shift2rail Joint Undertaking (S2R JU), and the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA).
The jointly organised event brought together about 150 people representing Europe’s rail stakeholders, including the rail users’ community, the rail industry and service providers, specialised media, and policy-makers in the areas of mobility, multimodality and innovation. The main focus was the important role of satellite-based positioning technology for the future of the European railway sector. Among the officials who also presented reports were Mrs. Elisabeth Werner – Director DG MOVE, Mr. Matthias Petschke – Director DG GROW, Mr. Josef Doppelbauer – Executive Director ERA, Mr. Carlo Borghini – Executive Director Shift2RailJU.