With its Transport Program, the DLR is the second largest institutionally funded transport research body in Europe: 26 DLR institutes follow a systematic, programmatic approach. It uses networks and synergies – with national and international facilities and economic and political bodies – to develop concrete solutions for a sustainable transport system.

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IMPACT-1 - The Railway of the Future

Shift2Rail has a vision of radically transformed mobility for the people, regions and business of Europe. This is necessary to face the challenges from the most important current societal trends e.g. climate change, urbanisation, territorial and social cohesion.Learn more

ITSforAsia

The DLR is working over 10 years in the field of sustainable transport for (upcoming) Megacities and urban areas generally. Outgoing from China in 2002, several joint projects and EC-projects were conducted and led to an good network with reliable partners in economy and politics...Learn more

NGT LINK

The DLR develops concepts to show the trends and technologies for future rail vehicles. The main goals of the Next Generation Train (NGT) project are shorter travel times and reductions in specific energy consumption, noise emissions, and wear, while increasing passenger safety a...Learn more