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Highway and Railway Engineering

Highway and railway engineering stands at the forefront of transportation infrastructure development, blending principles of civil engineering with the complexities of modern transportation systems. Research and education in this field are pivotal for designing, constructing, and managing sustainable transportation networks, crucial for facilitating the movement of goods and people, fostering economic growth, and ensuring connectivity within and between regions.

The Highway and Railway Engineering division at KTH is committed to pushing the boundaries of transportation infrastructure advancement through a multidisciplinary approach. Our team tackles a diverse array of challenges, from reducing emissions related to infrastructure production and repair to enhancing infrastructure resilience against extreme weather events. With collective expertise spanning civil engineering, materials science, transportation systems, and environmental sustainability, we foster collaboration and innovation across disciplines.

Education and study

Our study direction in "Highway and Railway Engineering" delves into the intricacies of designing, constructing, and managing modern transportation networks. Students explore topics such as geometric design, materials and construction techniques, and the integration of advanced technologies for transportation optimization. Emphasis is placed on sustainable and resilient infrastructure solutions, preparing graduates to contribute to the evolution of transportation networks that are safe, environmentally conscious, and adaptable to change.

Belongs to: Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering
Last changed: Mar 18, 2024