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SAFERAIL "aired" on EuroNews TV
The online trackside testing technology developed in SAFERAIL has been included in a EuroNews video report on rail.

SNCF to host the final SAFERAIL meeting at their site in Vitry-sur-Seine, France on 27th-28th September
The meeting is primarily open to SAFERAIL partners and will allow the opportunity for the partners to conclude on the work carried throughout the SAFERAIL project.

EMEF to host the 30 month project review meeting at their site in Lisbon on 3rd/4th May
The meeting is primarily open to SAFERAIL partners and will allow the opportunity for the partners to keep up to date with each other's developments.

Acoustic Emission prototype successfully installed at EMEF's Cas-Cais surburban line
In the middle of November, partners EMEF, Feldman, Envirocoustics, UoB, and ISQ gathered together at EMEF's Cas-Cais suburban line (Lisbon - Portugal) and installed the Acoustic Emission prototype module with vibration measurement capability.

APT & De Lijn host 24 month review meeting and demonstration to be held on 11th/12th October
By the end of September the SAFERAIL project will have completed two years of the three year project.

SAFERAIL partners to present at BINDT2010 - The 49th Annual Conference of The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing
SAFERAIL partners will present at BINDT2010 - the 49th Annual Conference of The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing on 14-16 September.

Envirocoustics to present at the EWGAE - 29th European Conference on Acoustic Emission Testing.
In September SAFERAIL SME Partner Envirocoustics will present a paper titled ACOUSTIC EMISSION ON-LINE INSPECTION OF RAIL WHEELS at the EWGAE - 29th European Conference on Acoustic Emission Testing.

SAFERAIL partners to present at on Condition Monitoring & Machinery Failure Prevention CM2010 conference
SAFERAIL partners will present at an invited session on Condition monitoring of rail wheelsets to be held at the CM2010 / MFPT2010 CONFERENCE on 24th June, Stratford upon Avon, UK.

18 month review meeting to be held on 26th/27th April 2010
In April the SafeRail project will have reached the halfway stage of the 36 month project.

12 month review meeting to be held on 12th/13th Oct 2009
In October the SafeRail project will have completed 12 months of the 36 month project.

Initial Acoustic Emission field trials conducted at EMEF test track
On the 18th-20th June initial, Acoustic Emission (AE) field trials were successfully conducted at EMEF, Porto, Portugal.

6 month review and progress meeting
A 6 month SafeRail review and progress meeting will be held over a 2 day period at EMEF, Portugal, and will update participants of the project progress to date.

SafeRail website up and running !!!
The SafeRail website is officially opened.

Vlaamse Vervoermaatschappij De Lijn (Belgium) University of Birmingham (UK) Instituto de Soldadura e Qualidade (Portugal) TWI Ltd (UK) SNCF (France) Feldman Enterprises LTD (Cyprus) TSC (UK) Envirocoustics S. A. (Greece) EMEF (Portugal) Alfa Products & Technologies (Belgium)Alfa Products & Technologies (Belgium) VTG Rail UK Ltd (UK)