‘The perfect implementation of ETCS Level 2 requires knowledge of the intricacies of the specification interpretations in the systems.’

Jörg Liesche

Jörg Liesche

Principal for train control systems

  • In-depth expert knowledge of ETCS and system interfaces
  • Extensive operational experience in the application of TSI
  • Extensive process knowledge in the application of CENELEC standards
  • In-depth knowledge of all current activities and developments at the EU level

Contact Jörg Liesche at the Berlin office

Jörg Liesche is the principal for train control systems at NEXTRAIL GmbH. With over 25 years of professional experience on the manufacturer side and as a consultant, he has extensive operational and technical expertise – particularly in the area of ETCS and the interfaces to adjacent systems.

Before taking on his role of principal at NEXTRAIL, Jörg Liesche gained in-depth expertise on the technology, structure and design of complex train control and control systems at Siemens’ Radio Block Center (RBC) Development and at one of Germany’s largest engineering companies in the railway sector. From 2003 to 2009, he worked on the UNISIG committees together with the experts from Alstom, Ansaldo STS, Bombardier, Invensys, Siemens and Thales on the further development and detail of the European specifications for ERTMS/ETCS. In addition, he has extensive experience in applying CENELEC standards. Thanks to his many years of activity as a project manager, he has extensive knowledge when it comes to the professional management and collaboration of interdisciplinary teams.

Jörg Liesche graduated with a degree in engineering from the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Science at TU Dresden (formerly Hochschule für Verkehrswesen ‘Friedrich List’ Dresden).

Contact Jörg Liesche at the Berlin office

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System engineering

We support railway operators and manufacturers from the outset with system design, stakeholder analyses and gathering requirements.

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