232.028 Railway maintenance
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, VO, 1.5h, 2.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 1.5
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to use the basic concepts of railway construction and maintenance. Furthermore, the components of the superstructure, with a special focus on local traffic in Vienna (subway and tram) and the main railway in Austria, their requirements and the measures for their maintenance are to be described. 

Subject of course

definitions, properties and construction of track systems, basics of railway construction and maintenance of railway

Teaching methods

Lecture with practical examples, discussion with students, lectures by external speakers, illustration of the topic with the help of an excursion (planned between 31 May and 2 June to voestalpine Rail Technology GmbH).

Mode of examination


Additional information

For organizational reasons you will be asked to sign up for these LVA in TISS!



Course dates

Mon13:00 - 16:0024.04.2023Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Vorlesung Bahnerhaltung
Fri10:00 - 13:0005.05.2023Seminarraum AA 03 - 1 Vorlesung Bahnerhaltung
Thu12:00 - 15:0011.05.2023FH 8 Nöbauer HS - MATH Vorlesung Bahnerhaltung
Fri11:00 - 14:0012.05.2023Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Vorlesung Bahnerhaltung
Thu06:45 - 17:0201.06.2023 voestalpine, Kerpelystraße 199, 8700 LeobenExcursion voestalpine Rail Technology GmbH
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

The performance test is based on a written examination.


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu16:00 - 18:0006.06.2024Hörsaal 15 written13.05.2024 08:00 - 04.06.2024 23:59TISSBahnerhaltung Prüfung (Parallelbuchung)

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.03.2023 08:00 04.05.2023 23:59 04.05.2023 23:59


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 505 Civil Engineering Science Mandatory elective


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

For the lecture no previous experience is required. The completion of the course railways is recommended.

Preceding courses