Project Structure

Overview of the 7 Tasks of the VEGAS project

T0 stands for the first day of the month following the reception of the notification letter from the ANR, thus Oct 1, 2012.


Task Title Leader/co-leader Start End
T1 Management Ifsttar-LEOST T0 T0+36
T2 Co-simulation: Concepts and Protocol Ifsttar-LEOST T0 T0+12
T3 Opening the ERTMS Simulator ERSA T0+6 T0+30
T4 OPNET models for GSM-R and other prospective technologies Ifsttar-LEOST T6 T0+36
T5 Automatic Generation of Data and Scenarios Ifsttar-ESTAS T0+12 T0+24
T6 Proof of Concept UTC-Heudiasyc T0+24 T0+36
T7 Dissemination and recommendations for future platforms Ifsttar-ESTAS T0 T0+36

List of Tasks

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Consortium Description


Skills brought into the VEGAS project

Task Leader Task


Telecommunication architecture for rail (GSM-R, LTE-R)
Design, modeling and simulation of telecommunication technologies Synchronization of simulators
Distributed systems, CORBA expertise, Trials on high speed lines
1, 2, 4
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7


Safety of guided and intelligent transportation systems, interoperability/intermodality, control/command, ERTMS system 5, 7
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7


Safety, ERTMS, risk assessment, dependability, transportation, STIC, Several experimental platforms are developed into the laboratory in order to validate and test the theoretical concepts on their application context


1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

ERSA France

Design and implementation of ERTMS simulators and testbeds
Validation and certification expertise in the frame of CENELEC


1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7


Modeling of natural and industrial complex systems
Design and implementation of virtual laboratory by coupling simulators based on heterogeneous and multi-scale models


1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7