Course syllabus

Planerings- och projekteringsmetodik av järnvägsanläggningar
Railway Planning and Design Methodology

VTVF80, 11 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2013/14
Decided by: Education Board D
Date of Decision: 2013-04-19

General Information

Compulsory for: IBYI3
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The aim of the course is for the students to understand railway planning and design processes and to apply the planning and design methods given by the course.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Approved project work. Approved written assignments.

Code: 0112. Name: Part 1.
Credits: 6. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Approved written assignments Contents: Railway- and environmental legislation, Requirement engineelring, Cost/benefit analysis, Effects and consequences, Environmental consequences, Traffic planning tools.
Code: 0212. Name: Part 2.
Credits: 5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Approved project work. Contents: Project work.


Required prior knowledge: VTVA35, VTVF35, VTVF45.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: VTVF65, VTVF25

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Ebrahim Parhamifar,
Course coordinator: Stellan Jönsson,
Course coordinator: Ingemar Braathen,
Course homepage:
Further information: The course is held at Campus Helsingborg.