Risik management procedures in accordance with CSM-RA


Luxembourg, April 2018 to September 2022
Digital Interlocking/CBTC

First implementation of a CSM-RA for the construction of new ETCS interlockings.

The planned measure involves the replacement of eleven existing interlockings and will be implemented in several phases. As part of the project, NEXTRAIL performs risk management in accordance with the CSM-RA on behalf of the CFL (as proposer).

Key areas of service

  • Development and creation of CSM documentation

  • Completion of action plan in cooperation with CFL

  • Creation of the system definition and the hazard protocol

  • Implementation of risk management for all operational and technical changes

  • Communication with the assessment body on behalf of CFL

  • Project management and coordination with CFL

Special features

Initial implementation of a CSM-RA for technical, operational and organisational changes for the establishment of new ETCS interlocking in Luxembourg.

Contact person

Here you will find your contact person for Safety Management
Expertin Dr.-Ing. Sonja-Lara Bepperling

Dr.-Ing. Sonja-Lara Bepperling

Member of the Executive Board, Head of Railway Safety, Registered inspector for equivalent safety and risk assessment
Frankfurt am Main
Dr Sonja-Lara Bepperling is a member of the Executive Board and Head of Railway Safety at NEXTRAIL GmbH. For 15 years, she has been a proven expert in operational and technical risk analyses in the railway sector – in control-command and signalling system in particular. She possesses methodical expertise in risk and hazard analyses as well as in-depth knowledge of the processes involved in the approval processes.