• Organized by Edurail, Stefan Nydegger delivered a lecture on the topic of “Overhead contact line + pantograph contact line interaction” and “Dimensioning of traction current systems using simulations” as part of the course “Introduction to railway systems – the classic” (DE: “Einführung Eisenbahnsystem – “der Klassiker”)The lecture provides an extended basic understanding of the railway system and railway production
  • Jens Schulze delivered a seminar as part of the RAMS/LCC course in railway projects (DE: RAMS / LCC bei Bahnprojekten) organized by Edurail. The seminar covers the basics, influencing variables, parameters, techniques, and methods from the world of infrastructure and rolling stock, explained using practical examples

ZHAW: Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften

HEIA-FR: Haute école d’ingenierie et d’architecture Fribourg

  • Eric Kröpfli teaches some of the courses in the “rolling stock” module of the CAS Railway System (FR: CAS Système ferroviaire) at the School of Engineering and Architecture Fribourg (HEIA-FR). During this postgraduate course, participants acquire basic knowledge and an overview of the entire life cycle of rolling stock, from the tender phase through maintenance to the operational phase. The topics also include the various risks and challenges associated with the different phases of a vehicle’s life cycle.


University Birmingham, Birmingham Centre for Railway Research & Education