New Research Project with the Involvement of the STUVA

Evaluation and further Development of Safety Concepts for Rail Tunnels (SIKET)

With the involvement of STUVA, a new project started in August 2018: “Evaluation and further development of safety concepts for rail tunnels (SIKET)”. The Federal Ministry for Education and Research is supporting the project as part of the programme “Research for civil Safety” over a period of three years (August 2018–July 2021) with a grant of 2.3 million euros.

 

Motivation

For each rail tunnel, there is a safety plan, which specifies measures of fire protection, evacuation and the procedure for rescue and fire fighting interventions. Until now, these plans have been produced for each tunnel...

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Issue 2020-02

STUVA Research: SIKET Reaches Milestone

Evaluation and Advancement of Safety Concepts for Railway Tunnels

It is half time for the SIKET research project on evaluation and advancement of safety concepts for railway tunnels. It has been running since September 2018, and thus it was time for an interim...

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Issue 2018-06 New Research Project with the Involvement of the STUVA

Concepts and Procedures for the Upgrading and Retrofitting of Fire Protection Equipment of underground Structures (KOINOR)

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Issue 2019-04

Largest Rescue Exercise in Germany with the Involvement of STUVA: ICE Fire in the Fleckberg Tunnel

The STUVA was also involved in the preparation and implementation of the exercise. They are currently working with other partners under the lead of the German association for rail transport research...

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International SOLIT Conference

The International SOLIT Conference (Safety of Life in Tunnels) was due to be held in Berlin on June 27 + 28, 2012: its topic – “Integration of stationary Fire Suppression Systems in Tunnels”. At...

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Issue 2012-03 Safety of Life in Tunnels (SOLIT)

International Conference SOLIT2 in Berlin

The International SOLIT Conference (Safety of Life in Tunnels) is due to be held in Berlin on June 27 + 28, 2012: its topic – “Integration of stationary Fire Suppression Systems in Tunnels”. At...

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