Course syllabus

Kapacitet och punktlighet i järnvägstrafik
Capacatiy and Punctuality in Railway Transportation

VTVG05, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2021/22
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Decided by: PLED V
Date of Decision: 2021-04-15

General Information

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


The aim is to go from the basics of railway transportation, through more advanced concepts, up to the research frontier. Except disciplinary competences, the aim is also to prepare the student for larger independent projects, and to give tools to and experience of independently pose and answer research questions using both literature studies and data of various kinds.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must


Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must



Capacity and timetable planning, including:



Analysis of delays and punctuality, including:



Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Oral and written presentation of individual project report.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Examinator: Carl-William Palmqvist,
Course coordinator: Carl-William Palmqvist,
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