The destination of this year's excursion (01.06. - 06.06.2020) of the RWTH transport chairs will be Budapest. The journey will take place with the night train via Vienna. Program points are a CT Terminal, the autonomous shuttle Seefeld (Vienna), a Freeway Administration and the Airport Budapest. Students interested in joining the excursion can register with Felix Lampe (room 103.3), starting 27.01.2020, 8:00 am.
Peter Laumen took part in the AusRAIL PLUS 2019 in Sydney in December 2019 and gave a presentation on "New ETCS Level 1 Architecture". The AusRAIL is the largest railway conference and exhibition in the Southern Hemisphere with over 7500 participants.
The ARD TV Plusminus from 27.11.19 analysed how many passengers the railway will gain through the climate package. Prof. Nießen gave an interview on this subject. Further information can be found here.
A joint event of the VDI and the VDEI will take place at the RWTH Aachen University on 7th February. In addition to technical presentations on current challenges of the railway system, a visit to ELVA will take place afterwards.
After the successful kick-off event in 2017 the 2nd International Railway Symposium is scheduled from 26.-28. November 2019 in Aachen. We look forward to see you. More information can be found here and the current program here.
The Institute of Transport Science has analysed on the route Bremen-Munich the change in market share based on decreased ticket prices. On November 18th, the results were presented in the report "Was Deutschland bewegt: Operation Bahn". More information can be found here(only in german).
On 21.11.2019 Dr. Jürgen Jacobs will present a lecture on the topic "A model railroad at a scientific university?" at lecture series organised by VDE Kassel. For more information see here.
Mr. Andreas Pfeifer passed his doctoral examination on
November 12, 2019. The title of his dissertation is: "Network-wide determination of capacity for a needs-based infrastructure dimensioning and network
development in the railway sector".
The Institute of Transport Science congratulates quite cordially!
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