Online Training Rolling Stock Fundamentals 1

Well-maintained rolling stock and modern vehicle technology make it possible to travel more safely while at the same time increasing reliability and reducing costs.

Online Training Rolling Stock Fundamentals 1
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Type of Course
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Requirements

No prerequisites or pre-knowledge necessary

Your benefits
  • Enhance your knowledge of the fundamental concept of rolling stock and its sub-systems
  • Gain a good understanding of the technical complexities, costs, reliability and maintainability of rolling stock

Course content
Rolling Stock refers to all powered and unpowered vehicles used on a railway, for example locomotives, engines and carriages. Acquiring a better understanding of the basics of rolling stock and railway transport traction systems and their components helps those working in operations and maintenance to improve their awareness for the challenges and technical difficulties that can arise in this area. 

This online training provides you with a good overview of the principle elements of rolling stock and the sub-systems as well as the basics of vehicle technology. Furthermore, it looks at traction systems and their components, and explains fundamentals of electrical engineering and electronics. You will also gain insights into technical complexities as well as reliability and management challenges.

  • Basic elements of rolling stock  
  • Short history of the railway traction design 
  • Terminology for railway transport traction systems and their components 
  • Basic electric and electronic engineering as found in traction systems 
Next Steps
To complement this course take a look at our course Online Training Rolling Stock Fundamentals 2.

IMPORTANT NOTICE
We currently do not have a fixed date for this course. If you are interested in this course, please contact us via email: db-railacademy@deutschebahn.com so we can plan the next steps with you.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR YOUR BOOKING
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: db-railacademy@deutschebahn.com 

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