On 21st of January 2020, the Safe4RAIL-2 and CONNECTA-2 consortium met in Brussels, Belgium in order to present the project’s mid-term results on advanced architectures and components for next-generation TCMS to interested stakeholders. The results obtained in the 1st year of these projects were presented, including first prototypes of NG-TCMS equipment. Technical presentations and talks were centralized around key technologies for NG-TCMS, such as Drive-by-Data, Functional Distribution Framework, and Wireless TCMS, which are available for download on the event site.