Advancements in Noise and Vibration Abatement to Support the Noise Reduction Strategy of Deutsche Bahn

  • B. Schulte-Werning
  • B. Asmussen
  • W. Behr
  • K. G. Degen
  • R. Garburg
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design book series (NNFM, volume 118)


The Environmental Noise Directive of the European Union requires the member states to produce noise maps and to establish action plans for noise reduction. This directive has been transposed into national law in Germany and directly affects Deutsche Bahn (DB) and its noise reduction strategy. DB has set itself the goal of halving, by the year 2020, the level of rail traffic noise experienced by local residents in 2000.


Noise Reduction Noise Emission Freight Train Railway Noise Noise Abatement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Schulte-Werning
    • 1
  • B. Asmussen
    • 1
  • W. Behr
    • 1
  • K. G. Degen
    • 1
  • R. Garburg
    • 1
  1. 1.DB SystemtechnikDeutsche Bahn AGMünchenGermany

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