Performance for the digital future of the rail

NEXTRAIL – the technology and data enablers

Digitizing rail for the future. With competent support from proven industry experts.

Digitizing rail, supporting transformation, enabling progress: At NEXTRAIL, we are specialists in the introduction of new technologies into the rail networks of tomorrow. As a link between industry and rail operators, we support the implementation of national and international future-oriented projects in an advisory capacity. 


Our interdisciplinary teams offer you the process and system knowledge for holistic support, from technical expertise to customized advisory services. We work with the purpose of optimizing the digitalization of the rail system. With our focus on efficient processes and practical solutions, we help to implement new technologies. We navigate you through the field of tension between complex systems and accompany you from the project idea to implementation. 


NEXTRAIL helps to set the course for rail transport in the 21st century – with positive effects for everyone: increased capacity, greater efficiency, higher availability, and safety as well as a better environmental balancefootprint. To achieve these goals, customers receive the entire process know-how from a single source. Our services range from conception, system engineering and data management to safety management (including assessment) and support for implementation projects. 


This is NEXTRAIL: We combine the expertise of over 50 experts from all specialist areas at our offices in Berlin, Bern, Braunschweig, Frankfurt, Munich and Vienna. Together with our partners, we have mastered more than 300 future projects – and we don’t want to stop there. 


More performance through the digitalization of the rail system – we are your partner for rail projects of the future. 


Complete process know-how. Intelligence from a single source.

Effective knowledge transfer, streamlined processes and quick access to in-depth technical expertise. Thanks to agile structures and experienced railway experts from a wide range of disciplines, NEXTRAIL is able to seamlessly cover all phases of the product life cycle of railway signalling systems.


Comprehensive system know-how for maximum efficiency roll-outs

Whether it’s signalling systems, automated driving, IT security or digital maps: NEXTRAIL supports you in the transformation of your railway architecture in all relevant fields of technology. With the utmost expertise – throughout the entire life cycle.


We would be happy to answer any questions you may have about the digital transformation of railways.

Comprehensive, expert system knowledge from numerous projects in personal cooperation with operators and manufacturers in the railway sector.

Our Projects –
where the future of rail becomes reality.

Thanks to the success of our work, we have quickly managed to be present wherever the points of the railway are being programmed for the future. We are driven by the desire to set new benchmarks in the rail sector with innovative solutions and the highest level of expertise. In groundbreaking research projects and in digital lighthouse projects, both large and small.

Whether new constructions or migrations of existing structures – we are your partner wherever the future of rail is shaped.

Digital technologies realise up to


more capacity on existing routes.

With its bundled expertise in technologies, railway-specific processes and standards, NEXTRAIL supports DB Netz AG in projects such as the Digital Node Stuttgart thus making a significant contribution to the sector initiative Digital Rail Germany.

Digital Rail Germany

Companies that rely on our expertise in digital transformation.

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