As a precautionary measure to protect against the
coronavirus, the Institute of Transportation Sciences is currently no longer open to the public. For the time being, we kindly ask you to make inquiries only by
phone +49 241 - 80 25190 or by e-mail email@example.com.
We ask for your understanding.
The course "Selected aspects of railways" will not be offered this semester.
On decision of the rectorate, the RWTH canceled all exams and events until 19 of April 2020. The inspections of all exams by the Chair of Railway Engineering and Transport Economics are postponed until further notice. More information is available at the course room of your respective lecture.
The Institute of Transport Science participated in the workshop "Mobile on the Rail" in Aachen Modell II of the "Bürgerstiftung für die Region Aachen". The Aachen Modell II is aimed at pupils from different grades in order to promote them in the so-called STEM-subjects. The two-day workshop consisted of lectures, exercises and the operation in the Signalling Lab.
Mr. Norman Weik passed his doctoral examination on March 3, 2020. The title of his dissertation is: "Long-Term Capacity Planning of Railway Infrastructure - A Stochastic Approach Capturing Infrastructure Unavailability".The Institute of Transport Science congratulates quite cordially!
Last year, the VIA took part in the so-called "Schüleruni". During the Schüleruni the pupils have the opportunity to get to know the RWTH Aachen in different workshops. The participants can conduct experiments and exercises as well as attend lectures. In the next summer holiday, the VIA participates again at the Schüleruni. Further information in German can be found here.
About 50 participants took part in the joint event of the VDI and VDEI on the subject of railway safety technology at the Institute of Transport Sciences on 7 February. After the technical presentations, a tour of the railway lab was offered.
DB Netz AG commissioned the Institute of Transportation Sciences to implement the evaluated cause-effect relationship for LuFV III between the funding and the infrastructure quality.
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