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VTT’s know-how on rail research combines advanced technology and methods, business expertise and a deep understanding of value chains to deliver the solutions and services of tomorrow. Our specific expertise areas cover technology development, safety issues, telematics, intelligent systems, smart infra, and service research. We serve clients in both the public and private sectors.

  • railway safety and security
  • accident modelling
  • safety and risk analysis and assessment
  • safety impact assessment
  • level crossings
  • railway trespassing
  • railway suicides

  • train control/dispatching systems
  • V2X communication, passenger information
  • asset tracking
  • level crossings safety
  • positioning, rail freight
  • intermodal transport
  • RFID
  • monitoring

  • Anne Silla: railway safety and security, safety impact assessment, level crossings, railway trespassing, railway suicides
  • Antti Permala: rail freight, intermodal transport, RFID, monitoring
  • Ari Virtanen: passenger information, asset tracking , level crossings safety, positioning
  • Harri Peltola: safety impact assessment, accident modelling, level crossings
  • Janne Sarsama: Safety and risk analysis and assessment, train control/dispatching systems
  • Risto Öörni: V2X communication
  • RESTRAIL (EU) (http://www.restrail.eu/): Reduction of suicides and trespasses on railway property
  • JUNAVARO: In-vehicle warning system for railway level crossings. (Öörni, R. 2014. Reliability of an in-vehicle warning system for railway level crossings – a user-oriented analysis. IET Intelligent Transport Systems, Vol. 8, Issue 1, pp. 9–20. doi: 10.1049/iet-its.2012.0129)
  • LE CROSS: Improving railway level crossing safety using satellite technology
  • BESTFACT (EU) (http://www.bestfact.net/): Best Practice Factory for Freight Transport. Selection of best practice cases in rail freight
  • Safety evaluations of level crossings. Author: Harri Peltola. 12th Global Level Crossing and Trespass Symposium. London, 7–12 Oct. 2012
  • Evidence-based safety tools for road and level crossing improvements. Authors: Peltola, Harri; Rajamäki, Riikka; Luoma, Juha. In: Research highlights in safety and security. Veikko Rouhiainen (ed.) VTT Research Highlights: 10, VTT, Espoo, 2013, 92–93.
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