• Knorr-Bremse in the technical literature.

  • Knorr-Bremse in the technical literature.

Knorr-Bremse engineers are sought-after authors in specialist literature as well as scientific journals. Publications focus on news from the Knorr-Bremse development departments - but also take an analytical view of future trends in the rail transportation industry.

In this section we provide you with a series of technical articles.
In one of our articles, you can learn more about the Digital Freight Train and its influence on freight transportation in future.

You can find exciting information on the topic of Reproducible Braking Distance in our extensive series of articles.


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Challenges of interoperable automation to increase efficiency in the freight rail sector.

Opening Story

Boosting rail transportation capacity: Simulation reveals potential for optimized utilization of existing infrastructure.

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Deceleration Control

Deceleration-controlled vehicle enables a more stable braking behavior in all speeds.

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Adhesion Management

More mobility by rail: Boosting transportation capacity by optimizing adhesion performance.

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Wheel Slide Protection

Higher train frequencies: Innovative wheel slide protection for improved utilization of rail infrastructure.

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Development and validation of braking systems with the ATLAS wheel-rail adhesion test rig.

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Fast moving blue passenger train

Monte Carlo Analysis

Extension of monte carlo analysis to include braking system control loop for the improvemnet of braking curves.

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Test runs and field trials

An in-vehicle contribution to optimizing the utilization of existing rail infrastructure: findings from RBD test runs and field trials.

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Shorter headways boost punctuality

Trains should always be able to stop safely – even in adverse conditions. Ingenious combinations of innovative braking technologies may make it possible to create extra transportation capacity.

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