‘Specialist expertise and a methodical approach are essential for maximum project and planning security.’

Dr Albrecht Achilles

Dr Albrecht Achilles

Senior expert, head of ATO/(C)TMS department

  • Many years of interdisciplinary expertise in the field of control and safety technology and operations
  • High level technological expertise in the areas of ATO, (C)TMS, ETCS and SCWS
  • Very methodical, structured approach, also using semi-formal and agile methods

Contact Dr Albrecht Achilles at the Berlin office

Dr Albrecht Achilles is a senior expert and head of the ATO/(C)TMS department at NEXTRAIL GmbH. His broad specialist expertise is based on many years of experience as a technical consultant for control and safety technology, both on the operator and on the manufacturer side. Dr Albrecht Achilles focuses on the technical area of the European Train Control System (ETCS), automatic train operation (ATO), (capacity) traffic management systems (C)TMS and signalling controlled warning systems (SCWS) throughout the entire process – from conception, operational coordination, specification and integration to commissioning.

He is distinguished by his methodical and structured approach, as well as the use of semi-formal and agile methods. As a team leader, he is also part of a highly motivated team of experts in the areas mentioned.

He completed his doctorate on railway and business administration at TU Braunschweig in cooperation with Siemens Transportation Systems AG in February 2009. The dissertation deals with digital migration in the railway environment using the example of the ETCS.

Prior to that, he studied automation and electrical engineering at TU Ilmenau (graduate degree in industrial engineering). He also studied economics at Tongji University in Shanghai.

Contact Dr Albrecht Achilles at the Berlin office

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