Railways and Transport Laboratory
The Laboratory of Railways and Transport is offering fundamental and applied research and development. Contract research, which is often combined with academic research, covers selected topics of Railway Engineering, Transportation Systems Planning, Demand and Technology Forecasting, Advanced Transport Telematics (ATT), Environment and Safety, User Response, Demand Management and Combined Transport. Contract research contributes significantly to the Laboratory’s income covering a great part of its increased needs in scientific personnel and equipment. By the mid-2010 more than fifty research contracts with a total budget exceeding 6 million euros from international and national organisations had been ongoing or completed.