Key focuses

CoBeNaMo – Raising the awareness for sustainable mobility

Aims to sensitize young people to sustainable mobility and, using the Lakeside Park as a best-practise example, to teach about its benefits for the wider public.

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


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