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Public Transport and Railway Engineering (various projects)

PROGRAMME

IVT PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Public Transport and Railway Engineering (various projects)
Öffentlicher Verkehr und Eisenbahnbau

Background & policy context: 

The Institute for Transport Planning and Systems (IVT) is part of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ) in Zurich. It is divided into three research groups: Public Transport, Private Transport and Transport Planning.

Strategic Objectives: 

Various projects, see below

Programme organisation: 

N/A

Leading Institutions:

Institute for Transport Planning and Systems (IVT)

Programme funding arrangements and funding conditions: 

N/A

Participating countries: 
Switzerland
Projects covered: 

- OpenTrack (Railway Simulation)
- OpenTimeTable (Tool for analysis and quality control of timetables)
- Optimisation of Superstructure of Railways with Metric-Gauge Tracks with Regards to the Stability of Welded Rails
- Elasticity Coefficients of Existing and Future Metric Gauge Track Systems
- IN.HOT.RA (Interoperable Intermodal Horizontal Transhipment)
- Technical Innovations of Rack (Rail) Systems
- Railway Technology of the Future
- Innovative traction systems for cars (Risks and opportunities of innovative traction systems for cars in a competitive market)
- PORTAL (European Transport Research Results for Teaching & Studying)

Contact Name: 
Prof Heinrich Brändli
Organisation: 
Institute for Transport Planning and Systems (IVT)HIL F33.3
Address: 
ETH Hönggerberg
Zipcode: 
CH-8093
City: 
Zürich
Contact country:
Telephone: 
+ 41 1 633 31 03