VIA News
26Sep

Successful InnoTrans 2022
 
 

Trade visitors were able to visit the booth of the Research Center Railways (RCR) of RWTH Aachen University at this year's InnoTrans in Berlin from September 20 to 23. The VIA as well as the participating institutes informed about current research projects and cooperations. We would like to thank all visitors for the interesting discussions.

VIA News
26Sep

Autumn meeting of the VUE in Braunschweig
 
 

On 08 and 09 September, the autumn meeting of the Association of University Professors of Railway Engineering (VUE) took place in Braunschweig. The event was organised by Prof. Siefer of the TU Braunschweig. In addition to the professional exchange, an accompanying programme with a tour of the Herzog August Library rounded off the successful event.

VIA News
21Sep

Cooperation between VIA and ITA
 
 

Since 2016, the Institute of Transport Science (VIA) and the Brazilian Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (ITA) form a research cooperation. After two years of Covid-related travel restrictions, the cooperation is now being re-intensified. In this context, a seminar in presence was held at ITA in São José dos Campos on 16.09.2022 to present and discuss the ongoing research projects at the VIA and possible future collaborations between the institutes. We thank ITA for the warm welcome and the informative exchange.

VIA News
20Sep

CFL Training 2022 Autumn

In September 2022, the institute for transport science conducts further training courses on "Planning", "Operation" and "Railway safety and signalling technology" for CFL employees.

VIA News
12Sep

InnoTrans 2022

From September 20 to 23, the International Trade Fair for Transport Technology - InnoTrans will take place in Berlin. The VIA will be represented at the joint stand of the Association of German Transport Companies (VDV) within the Research Center Railways (RCR). We are looking forward to your visit in hall 2.2, booth 410.

VIA News
30Aug

Rail Day 2022

The Institute of Transport Science, together with the Institute of Rail Vehicles (IFS) of RWTH Aachen University and DB Cargo AG, invites you to the "Rail Day 2022" in Aachen. In addition to a visit the Railway Signalling Lab, there will be the opportunity to visit the IFS testing facilities as well as locomotives and driver's cabs of DB Cargo AG. We would like to welcome you on 17.09.2022 from 10:00 to 16:00 at our locations near Aachen West Station. You can find more information here and at www.tag-der-schiene.de.

VIA News
12July

Association of University Professors of Railway Engineering
 

Prof. Nießen became chairman of the Association of University Professors of Railway Engineering on 01.07.2022. The VUE brings together about 40 active and former German-speaking professors from the fields of railway construction, railway operation, control, safety and automation technology as well as railway vehicle technology.

VIA News
07July

Excursion
 
 
 

This year we were pleased to visit the Rurtalbahn again with the students of the railway control, signalling and safety lab. After short presentations in Düren, we visited the construction site for the upgrading and modernisation of the Zülpich station on the Bördebahn.
Many thanks to the Rurtalbahn for these unique insights!