Key focuses

Vbf4.0 -Developing and evaluating measures for the automation of marshalling yards

Investigating the technical feasibility of a fully automated marshalling yard to strengthen single wagonload traffic


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


Coordinated and cooperative delivery of parcels and small consignments in the greater Innsbruck area

self_DEBASE -Self Destructive Brake Shoe

Developing a breakable brake shoe to avoid damages when a train starts moving if it is accidentally forgotten on the track

Seed funding to extend research in railway technology

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


Investigating the effectiveness of measures for closing the gap between the railway networks of the Czech and Austrian state railway companies


Meta-analysis of critical success factors concerning solutions in the field of freight traffic and transport logistics