sonRAIL Web Tool – A New Web Application of the Swiss Method on Railway Noise Calculation Released in 2013

  • C. CzolbeEmail author
  • J. -M. Wunderli
  • F. Fischer
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design book series (NNFM, volume 126)


The sonRAIL web tool represents a public application using the Swiss method of railway noise emission calculation for vehicles and track sections. It is intended to be used by engineers, planners and administrators for the evaluation of specific situations or noise mitigation measures as well as for exchange and enlargement of knowledge about railway noise in the community. The sonRAIL method is the property of the Federal Office of Environment of Switzerland (FOEN) and is hosted at Access to the web tool can be requested at


Sound Source Noise Calculation Noise Emission Track Section Track Type 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.PROSE Ltd.WinterthurSwitzerland
  2. 2.EMPASwiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and TechnologyDübendorfSwitzerland
  3. 3.FOENFederal Office of Environment, Noise Abatement DivisionBernSwitzerland

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