Felix Lampe, Maren Maus, Lea Elfert and Nils Nießen from the Institute of Transport Science (VIA) and the Institute of Technology and Management in Construction at KIT have published the peer-reviewed article "Influence of Different Prioritization Approaches of Maintenance and Replacement Measures on Station Infrastructure Quality" in the special issue "Advances in Railway Infrastructure Engineering" of the journal Applied Science (Volume 13, Issue 23) by MDPI. The article can be viewed and downloaded as open access here.
The 4th International Railway Symposium Aachen (IRSA23) took place on November 22-23 at the Eurogress in Aachen with over 250 international participants. The event was organized for the first time by DVV Media Group / Eurailpress. The Research Center Railways of RWTH Aachen University was the content partner. The VIA was represented at the IRSA with four presentations. We would like to thank all participants and sponsors and look forward to seeing you again in 2025.
The DB specialist book "Planungs- und Betriebsmanagement für das System Bahn"" has been published by the Bahn Fachverlag. Prof. Nießen and Prof. Oetting (TU Darmstadt) are the editors. The team of authors is complemented by experts from Deutsche Bahn and DB Netz AG. The topics covered range from line planning and timetabling to operations management, planning and implementation of construction work and capacity calculations.
Last week Athanasios Titonis, CEO of Mactan-Cebu International Airport welcomed our students in Aachen for the Airport Management I lecture. The lecture included aspects of airport organisation, acquisition of new airlines and the aviation market. From his many years of international experience in the aviation industry, Mr. Titonis brought valuable insights into the lecture. We are looking forward to welcome the student and Mr. Titonis back for the Airport Management 2 lecture in the summer semester.
In November 2023, the Transport Science Institute conducts further training course "Basics of Railway Control, Signalling and Safety" at the Railway Signalling Laboratory (ELVA) for employees of IVU Traffic Technologies AG.
On November 10, the RWTH Science Night "5 to 12" will take place. The Railway Signalling Lab (ELVA) will be open between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. Additional, guided tours will also be offered. More information can be found here.
In September 2023, the institute for transport science conducts further training courses on "Planning", "Operation" and "Railway safety and signalling technology" for CFL employees.
We look back with pleasure on a very successful DLRK 2023 in September. In Stuttgart, the Chair of Air Transport and Airport Research was
represented by two researchers. On the first day of the congress, the following two scientific presentations were held in the topic area of Urban and Regional Air
Mobility: "Data-based demand analysis for air services for passenger transport in North Rhine-Westphalia" (J. Rösing).
"Simulative determination of the operational capacity of a generic passenger handling system for on-demand air taxi services" (M. Cakir)
Furthermore, the second session "Urban and Regional Air Mobility" was chaired by Juliane Rösing. Further information on the congress is available at the following link. The publications will also be available on the website in the upcoming weeks.
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