856317 Railway system and railway construction II

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Zierl, Dietmar
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


Points A-D see lecture 856.309 Railway System and Railway Construction I (VO)

E. Train protection (signaling installations, interlocking towers, train control)

F. Operation (efficiency, timetable fundamentals)

G. Stations (general principles, passenger traffic installations, freight traffic installations)

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

This course serves to convey the fundamental principles of the railway system taking into account an interdisciplinary perspective and, in particular in the VU, technical issues related to operations and railway installations for passenger and freight traffic including hands-on assignments (applying the contents of items A - H in concrete examples)
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.