SIGNAL+DRAHT | Issue 09/2019

Pre-production Digital Signalling Technology project planning at Deutsche Bahn

September 2019 | Nicholas Spies, Michael Klein, Jörg Schurig, Thomas Schuhknecht

Digital Signalling Technology (DSTW) is a technical and economic answer to the challenges involved with rail traffic control, command and signalling. As a full-service provider of rail engineering services, DB Engineering & Consulting GmbH (DB E&C) is in charge of planning four DSTW pre-production projects for DB Netz AG. This article presents the different characteristics of the individual locations, the relevant parameters and the resulting challenges.