Projects

Key focuses

autoSHUNTING

Experimental development for highly-automated shunting operations in railway freight traffic

roboCOUPLING

Automated coupling and uncoupling process for rail freight cars with screw coupling

Seed funding to extend research in railway technology

Establishing a research focus on alternative engine systems, energy efficiency, digitisation and automation.

TerminalOnRail2

The project "TerminalOnRail2" examines the technical possibilities of a rail based feeder system for airports based on already existing infrastructure.

BRD - Broken rail detection

Identifying and testing new technologies and methods for a cost-effective detection of broken rails.

LICORNE

An Integrated Platform for Life Cycle Costing in the Rail Environment - The exploratory project Licorne promotes international networking regarding life cycle costing in the rail environment.

EntKuRo

Goals of this project are to develop a breadboard to unscrew the coupler and the development of a breadboard for the final uncoupling.

Braking system for marshalling humps

The aim of the project StilvA (Study for an innovative low-noise and low-wear braking system), is the development of new braking technologies for marshalling humps