Integration, efficiency and competitiveness of the railway system determines the work of Institute for Transport, Railway Construction and Operation (IVE) in the fields of research, teaching and consulting.

Scientific employees of various disciplines develop system and special detail solutions for public and private customers.

The international orientation of IVE enables the synthesis of national and international experience to the benefit of our customers and students. National and international co-operations (networking) enable processing of an extraordinary wide range of subjects from the fields of transport and railway engineering.

Results from research and consulting are applied in the education of future generations of scientists.



Institute for Transport, Railway Construction and Operation (IVE )
TU Braunschweig

Pockelsstraße 3
D 38106 Braunschweig

Phone +49 531 391-63600
Fax +49 531 391-63606


Students office hours winter semester 2018/2019

To arrange consultation hours, please contact our secretary's office by e-mail or telephone, or contact the staff directly.

Library opening hours IVE/IfEV

The library of the railway institutes is only open on request.
Please send inquiries to: bib-bahn@tu-bs.de




Autonomous shunting on the harbour railway

The project "Rang-E - Autonomes Rangieren auf der Hafenbahn" is funded by the BMVI as part of the IHATEC funding initiative and runs from 01.08.2017 to 31.07.2019. IVE will work on the project together with the Institut für Seeverkehrswirtschaft und Logistik (ISL) and the Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH (BIBA).

Lecture series AK Bahntechnik of the VDI

is the topic of the lecture series in the winter semester 2018/2019:
"Automation - Why actually?"

Current information is available at Stud.IP and here.
The first lecture will probably take place on 23.10.2018.

New Article in Metro Report international

New Article from Thomas Siefer and Zhibin Jiang
"Coping with growth on China´s urban rail networks"
in the Journal Metro Report international, June 2016

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