The purpose of the MOVINGRAIL website is to inform visitors about the MOVINGRAIL Project, its research work and opportunities for collaboration. The website also serves as a publicity channel for news reports, press releases and events.

Information on the website

The information on this website is provided without obligation. This information has been compiled with the utmost care and efforts have been made to ensure this information remains up-to-date. Nevertheless, no rights may be derived from the information included on this website. MOVINGRAIL cannot be held liable for the accuracy, completeness, topicality or quality of the information published on its website.

Changes and/or updates

MOVINGRAIL reserves the right to make changes to the information offered on this website without advance notice.

Use of the website

MOVINGRAIL accepts no liability or responsibility for any damage or loss resulting from the use of the MOVINGRAIL website.

External hyperlinks

The MOVINGRAIL website contains a number of external hyperlinks, intended as an additional service for visitors to the website. MOVINGRAIL excludes all liability for any damage incurred by users of the MOVINGRAIL website as a result of visiting another website via an external hyperlink.

Links to the MOVINGRAIL website

External links to pages on the MOVINGRAIL website are permitted providing that they do not damage the good name of the organisation. There must be no suggestion that MOVINGRAIL project has authorised the use of a link if such is not the case.

The official English name of MOVINGRAIL is MOving block and VIrtual coupling New Generations of RAIL signalling. 

Privacy Policy

The MOVINGRAIL website use of software to analyse the number of visitors to its web pages and their behavior. This is based on your IP address (Internet Protocol address). The aim of this is to optimize, as far as possible, the information available and the way in which it is presented. The software does not analyse your identity and is used solely for the purpose outlined above.

MOVINGRAIL handles the data of the visitors to its website with care. Personal information will only be stored if this serves a reasonable interest. This information is stored securely. In this, MOVINGRAIL closely complies with the requirements of the Personal Data Protection Act (Wet Bescherming Persoonsgegevens).


On its website, MOVINGRAIL uses what are known as cookies, small files that are stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone. Cookies are used to identify you when you revisit the website and to enable access to specific parts of the MOVINGRAIL website.
Almost all internet browsers, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, FireFox and Safari, offer users the option of accepting or refusing cookies.

Recording and securing data

MOVINGRAIL uses security procedures to prevent unauthorised access to the confidential information on the website such as data concerning user numbers and user behaviour.

Intellectual property

MOVINGRAIL makes every reasonable effort to enter into a written agreement with the legitimate owner of digital text and images on their use. However, this may be impossible in some cases, because one or more of the legitimate owners of the intellectual property or their heirs cannot be traced. If, in your opinion, any text or digital objects published by MOVINGRAIL on one of the MOVINGRAIL communication channels represent an infringement of your rights, you can contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Your e-mail should contain the title of the relevant item, the communication channel and the materials involved. In such cases, MOVINGRAIL will amend or remove the materials, if no other agreement can be reached. A note to this effect will be included in the materials concerned.
This website has been developed for educational and social purposes and not for profit. For this reason, no payment will be made for materials submitted for publication or references on the website. MOVINGRAIL accepts no liability for the inappropriate use of this website or any damage that may arise as a result of its use.


The texts and images on the MOVINGRAIL website may not be copied or changed or used in any other way, without written permission in advance. The intellectual property rights on the MOVINGRAIL website (including texts, design, photographs, videos and logos) rest solely with MOVINGRAIL. Of course, MOVINGRAIL also respects third-party copyright. If you believe that the information on the MOVINGRAIL website infringes your rights, please contact the MOVINGRAIL management group via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The project will bring forward innovative concepts of “moving-block” railway traffic operations by (1) advancing testing methods for ETCS Level 3 and (2) Analysing Virtual Coupling which will lead to convoys of automated trains under cooperative adaptive control.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 826347.