SIGNAL+DRAHT | Issue 01-02/2020

Rail research – doing the right things right

February 2020 | Lars Schnieder

The journey to work, business trips and family outings all mean that the demand for mobility will continue to increase in the future. Addressing this challenge requires the further development and strengthening of the railway system. How can this succeed? Structures for the research and development of new topics, insights and technologies were created last year with the establishment of the German Centre for Railway Research (DZSF). This measure is necessary, but not sufficient for the achievement of the goals regarding climate protection and the higher competitiveness of the railway system...