Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

ERTMS 2011-EU-60009-S

Simulation Environment for Fast ERTMS Validation


The action aims to develop a Simulation Environment for Fast ERTMS Validation (SEFEV), being a supplier-independent and community-owned ERTMS validation platform for various ERTMS-related tests. The tool shall provide a transparent test environment for the development of a single test procedure to validate ERTMS equipped on-board units on ERTMS equipped lines.


The community-based ERTMS test environment shall be achieved by using public data representation and software/hardware interfaces. The SEFEV platform will implement Baselines 2 and 3 and will be suitable for both off-site (laboratory) as well as on the line testing including real-time validation of ERTMS implementations.



This project has been completed.



Total project cost covered by this Decision:



Percentage of EU support:  


Studies: 50%

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Member States involved:

Belgium, Germany


Implementation schedule:

Start date: January 2012

End date: December 2014


Beneficiaries and Implementing bodies:

 Multitel ASBL

 DLR e.V.

 Tech4Rail SA

 Institute of Quality, Safety and Transport GmbH


Additional information:

 Coordinator’s Report of the Priority Project

 European Commission, DG MOVE

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