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Railway Infrastructure Design, Construction and Maintenance. Specialty in Underground Urban Transport Infrastructure

Structuralia
1 year
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Alcobendas
English

About this program

Railway Infrastructure Design, Construction and Maintenance. Specialty in Underground Urban Transport Infrastructure

For specific information on this course, please contact the institute.

Program content

Module I: Railway Management Policies and Critical Construction Concepts

  • Unit 1. Railway projects and quality management
  • Unit 2. Railway infrastructure financing and costs analysis
  • Unit 3.EU Railway policy
  • Unit 4. Intermodality
  • Unit 5. Railroad track layout and elevation

Module II: Railway Infrastructure Construction

  • Unit 1. Geological and geotechnical phases
  • Unit 2. The platform and the lower layers
  • Unit 3. Viaducts
  • Unit 4. Tunnels
  • Unit 5. Earth movement and minor masonry works

Module III: Installations for Railway Exploitation

  • Unit 1. Railway operation and exploitation
  • Unit 2. Passenger terminal
  • Unit 3. Cargo terminal
  • Unit 4. Civil protection. Safety and access
  • Unit 5. Information and communications services. Automation and integral management

Module IV: Railway System Design and Construction

  • Unit 1. Railroad track
  • Unit 2. Electrification
  • Unit 3. Signalling
  • Unit 5. Information systems 

Module V: Crosscutting aspects of railway maintenance management and main infrastructure and track maintenance techniques

  • Unit 1. Railway maintenance models and plans. Railroad operations and exploitation
  • Unit 2. Railway infrastructure component maintenance
  • Unit 3. Track superstructure maintenance
  • Unit 4. Welding expansion, control, and supervision equipment
  • Unit 5. Track quality assessment

Module VI: Electrification Maintenance Techniques

  • Unit 1. Maintenance of overhead contact line
  • Unit 2. Railway protection and maintenance
  • Unit 3. Control of the supporting elements of the overhead contact line
  • Unit 4. Traction substation maintenance
  • Unit 5. Malfunction resolution

Module VII: Railway Signalling Maintenance Techniques

  • Unit 1. Interlock maintenance, blocks and Ctc’s
  • Unit 2. Track circuit maintenance and protection
  • Unit 3. Level crossing maintenance
  • Unit 4. System maintenance (Atp-Ertms)
  • Unit 5. Safety Installation remote control

Module VIII: Telecommunication System Maintenance Techniques

  • Unit 1. Transmission media: Copper, optic fiber, cabling system, Microwave, and radio links
  • Unit 2. Transport and radio communications networks
  • Unit 3. Networks and data services
  • Unit 4. Voice networks and services
  • Unit 5. Information and control systems. Multimedia and added-value services

High-speed Railway System

Module IX: Singularities of high-speed railway design, construction, and specific maintenance techniques

  • Unit 1. High-speed infrastructures
  • Unit 2. High-speed railway superstructure
  • Unit 3. High-speed railway Vs. Conventional railway. Main differential aspects
  • Unit 4. High-speed infrastructure maintenance
  • Unit 5. High-speed superstructure maintenance

City Subway System

Module IX: City subway design, construction, and specific maintenance techniques

  • Unit 1. City subway of city railway system
  • Unit 2. Fixed installations: energy, signalling, among others
  • Unit 3. City subway/railway mobile material
  • Unit 4. Differences between maintenance of city subway/railway and that of other exploitations
  • Unit 5. Maintenance works

Module X Master's Final Project (MFP)

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, Please check the institute website for more information.

Tuition

Tuition fee: 6.490,00 €

Qualification

Credits: 60 ECTS

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Structuralia

Structuralia is a specialized engineering, infrastructure, energy, building and new technology graduate education school with the strong conviction that continuous quality training is vital for the professional development of engineers and architects. Structuralia was founded in 2001, and since then,...


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Why study at Structuralia

At Structuralia, we are experts in specialized online graduate education with over 20 years of experience in training STEM professionals. Since our foundation in 2001, we have supported more than 115, 000 international students, mostly engineers, from up to 52 countries, to boost their professional careers.

We welcome students from the Caribbean region to join our community by pursuing our Master’s degrees. Our programs are fully adapted to the ever changing professional reality and demands in the fields of engineering, architecture, new technologies and digital transformation.

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Structuralia

Av. de la Industria, 4. Edificio 1, Oficina 1-B
28108 Alcobendas Madrid
Spain

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