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DIRECTRAINS is a start-up company based in Israel, developing a new technology for increasing rail capacity and efficiency. Its ‘Dynamic Coupling’ solution is designed to automatically connect/disconnect trains/wagons on the run, at high speed, thus allowing train platooning for any desired time and safe decoupling and separation towards desired destinations. Applicable for freight, parcels and passenger trains, Dynamic Coupling technology re-uses existing infrastructure and fleet in a smarter and greener manner. DirecTrainS provides both the hardware and the software elements of the Dynamic Coupling solution, which offers the rail industry high flexibility and efficiency while cutting operation costs and CO2 emissions.

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