VIA News
29Apr

IRSA 2021

On November 21-23, 2021 the 3rd International Railway Symposium Aachen will be held as a hybrid event at Aachen. You have the choice: participate at Aachen or virtually via live stream.
We look forward to seeing you.
You will find further information here.

VIA News
29Apr

Buy Lecture notes

The current situation with regard to the Corona pandemic makes it necessary to restructure the transfer printing sales. A new service for making appointments will be available via an appointment booking tool. The tool allows you to set a desired date for collection and to book the reprints in advance. Further information can be obtained in the learning rooms of RWTHmoodle.

VIA News
29April

Project "Consistent Quality Standards"

The two-year project commissioned by DB Netz AG was carried out together with project partners from TU Dresden. Indicators for timetable and operational quality were analysed and a suitable set of indicators was developed. In addition, the comparability of selected simulative and analytical methods was investigated.

VIA News
21April

Project Ettelbrück

The Institute of Transport Science successfully finished a study on schedule concepts for the northern route of Luxembourg commissioned by the CFL. Various concepts and variants were shaped, taking into account current developments and future targets. In particular, the concepts have been assessed by using methods of railway operations research.

VIA News
13Apr

Mathematics for more punctuality

The vPRO project for optimised driving speed at the SBB was carried out by Thomas Graffagnino, lecturer at the Chair of Railway Engineering and Transport Economics. The aim is to make rail traffic in Switzerland even more punctual and energy-efficient. Details about the project can be found here.

VIA News
12Apr

VIA holds seminars for DB Training

Since the reopening of the Railway Signalling Lab (ELVA), DB Training, the leading and innovative training provider in the DB Group, has held seminars in the ELVA. The successful cooperation between DB Training and the VIA will be expanded in the future. Employees of the VIA will hold different seminars with topics of railway.

VIA News
05Mar

safe.tech

Prof. Nießen will give a keynote speech on the topic of autonomous driving on rail at safe.tech on 20 April 2021. The safe.tech is organised by TÜV Süd and is already taking place for the tenth time. More information is available here. (in german)

VIA News
05Mar

75 Future sites of science

In the newspaper Zeit, RWTH Aachen University is described as one of the future sites of science. The article about RWTH Aachen University also discusses the complex railway system and the cooperation in the research training group UnRAVeL. You can find the article here. (in german)