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Master’s Degree in Design, Construction and Maintenance of Railway Infrastructures and Installation. Specialty in High-Speed Railway Infrastructures

Universidad Isabel I Master´s Degree

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Start date

2022-09-20

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Finish date

2023-09-20

Credits

60 ECTS

Online methodology

Price

6.490,00 €

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Program

MODULE I: DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF INFRASTRUCTURE SUBSYSTEMS

  • Unit 1. Railway projects and integral management. Intermodality
  • Unit 2. Platform And earthworks
  • Unit 3. Tunnels
  • Unit 4. Bridges and viaducts

MODULE II: DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF SUPERstructurE SUBSYSTEMS

  • UNIT 1. Ground layout and track elevation
  • UNIT 2. Track materials
  • UNIT 3. Track assembly
  • UNIT 4. Railway operation facilities. Terminals

MODULE III: INSTALLATIONS FOR RAILWAY EXPLOITATION

  • Unit 1. Railway operation and exploitation
  • Unit 2. Passenger terminal
  • Unit 3. Cargo terminal
  • Unit 4. Civil protection. Safety and access
  • Unit 5. Information and communications services. Automation and integral management


MODULE IV: RAILWAY SYStEM DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION

  • Unit 1. Railroad track
  • Unit 2. Electrification
  • Unit 3. Signalling
  • Unit 5. Information systems
     

MODULE V: Crosscutting aspects of railway maintenance management and main infrastructure and track maintenance techniques

  • Unit 1. Railway maintenance models and plans. Railroad operations and exploitation
  • Unit 2. Railway infrastructure component maintenance
  • Unit 3. Track superstructure maintenance
  • Unit 4. Welding expansion, control, and supervision equipment
  • Unit 5. Track quality assessment


MODULE VI: ELECTRIFICATION MAINTENANCE TECHNIQUES

  • Unit 1. Maintenance of overhead contact line
  • Unit 2. Railway protection and maintenance
  • Unit 3. Control of the supporting elements of the overhead contact line
  • Unit 4. Traction substation maintenance
  • Unit 5. Malfunction resolution


MODULE VII: RAILWAY SignalLING maintenANCE TECHNIQUES

  • Unit 1. Interlock maintenance, blocks and Ctc’s
  • Unit 2. Track circuit maintenance and protection
  • Unit 3. Level crossing maintenance
  • Unit 4. System maintenance (Atp-Ertms)
  • Unit 5. Safety Installation remote control


MODULE VIII: TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM MAINTENANCE TECHNIQUES

  • Unit 1. Transmission media: Copper, optic fiber, cabling system, Microwave, and radio links
  • Unit 2. Transport and radio communications networks
  • Unit 3. Networks and data services
  • Unit 4. Voice networks and services
  • Unit 5. Information and control systems. Multimedia and added-value services

HIGH-SPEED RAILWAY SYSTEM

MODULE IX: Singularities of high-speed railway design, construction, and specific maintenance techniques

  • Unit 1. High-speed infrastructures
  • Unit 2. High-speed railway superstructure
  • Unit 3. High-speed railway Vs. Conventional railway. Main differential aspects
  • Unit 4. High-speed infrastructure maintenance
  • Unit 5. High-speed superstructure maintenance


CITY SUBWAY SYSTEM

MODULE IX: City subway design, construction, and specific maintenance techniques

  • Unit 1. City subway of city railway system
  • Unit 2. Fixed installations: energy, signalling, among others
  • Unit 3. City subway/railway mobile material
  • Unit 4. Differences between maintenance of city subway/railway and that of other exploitations
  • Unit 5. Maintenance works

MODULE X Master's Final Project (MFP)

 

The program is subject to possible content updates and upgrades

Faculty

DIRECTOR

Mario Ferreiro Casal is an MSc Civil Engineer, with a master’s degree in Civil Engineering and Expert in Railway Engineering by the Distance Education University. He is a member of the Spanish Transport Association. Ferreiro Casal has more than 20 years of experience in the railway sector, especially in High-speed ​​and city subway/railway line. He also has extensive knowledge of both the design and maintenance solutions to be applied in railway systems and has participated in a multitude of international projects. In addition, Mario has participated in the accreditation and approval of important developments in track materials. He has been a prominent speaker at different conferences related to slab track, AV railway superstructure, unique problems in subways and trams, and high-speed railway maintenance costs, among others. He currently participates in different railway working groups and in specific committees within the sector where his work has been recognized in different technical publications.  

José Enrique Granados

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