Online Training Principles of Railway Operation 2

The objective is to enhance your know-how of planning a railway system, compiling a timetable and managing capacity for a safe and successful railway operation.

Online Training Principles of Railway Operation 2
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No prerequisites or pre-knowledge necessary

Your benefits
  • Broaden your understanding of the compilation and implementation of timetables to operate a railway
  • Gain valuable insights into capacity management and the process of capacity and railway planning

Course content
There are now many different stakeholders involved in the day-to-day running of the railway network. This not only increases the complexity of the operation as a whole but also complicates the delivery of a safe service to the customer. Knowing and understanding how to plan railway operation and manage capacity efficiently and effectively is key. 

This online training aids you to build up a comprehensive overview of timetabling and capacity management of railway operations and gives you insights into railway planning. You will learn about how to plan a train path and important influencing factors. Furthermore, you will acquire a better understanding of the constraints and influencing factors of capacity management using examples from the German Railway.

  • Graphic diagram
  • Timetabling
  • Scheduling
  • Capacity Management
  • Planning of a railway 
Next Steps
To complement this course take a look at our course Online Training Principles of Railway Operation 1.

As part of our booking process, you will need to set up a My Academy account. Please note, if you want to participate in a course but need the invoice to be issued to your company, then registration must be made via company address. This means you need to register as a company. The registering entity and the recipient of the invoice must be the same. Please note that DB Rail Academy cannot amend any invoices after they have been produced! If you require any assistance with your booking, please contact us via email: 
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Wed 15 Feb 2023, 9:00am–4:00pm
Thu 16 Feb 2023, 9:00am–4:00pm
Online Central European Time
2 days
1400.00 excl. VAT

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