The subject of this report, concerns aviation safety. Its objective is to analyse 160 aviation-safety research projects to determine how they are contributing to safer flights for European citizens, whether via better aviation policies, safer designs and operational practices, improved safety
This Thematic Research Summary (TRS) covers rail research under the Sixth and Seventh Framework Programmes (FP6 and FP7) and research projects carried out in the Member States under national programmes. The publication presents research on improving interoperability and safety of national networks
This Thematic Research Summary on rail transport aims to provide the reader with a synthesis of results of completed European research projects related to that theme. This is done spearately for three sub-themes identified as important in the rail-related research reported in this summary.