t.BA.VS.AFM.19HS (Facility and Fleet Management) 
Module: Facility and Fleet Management
This information was generated on: 18 July 2024
Facility and Fleet Management
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Version: 1.0 start 01 February 2020

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Learning objectives (competencies)

Objectives Competences Taxonomy levels
the students know:
  • the main types of vehicles used in passenger and freight transpot and their counterparts on the street
  • the development history of the railway infrastructure
  • the elements and characteristics of the infrastructure
  • the interfaces to operations and marketing
  • the principles for the management of installation (investment, operation and maintenance)
  • the important business parameters
  • the current trends in the life cycle management and energy strategy of fleets
  • the tools of the improvement processes
  • the latest trends in equipment and fleet management
F K2, K3
The students can advertise simple services:
  • Create functional or specific specifications,
  • Evaluate offers,
  • take a procurement decision and give reasons for it,
  • a simple renewal of the infrastructure.
F, M K4, k5

Module contents

  • Triangle: offer - infrastructure - vehicles
  • Requirements from the offer concept for the vehicles and Infrastructure
  • Financing of investment and maintenance of infrastructure and rolling stock
  • Rolling stock for passenger and freight transport by rail and road
  • Economic parameters of the rolling stock
  • Rolling stock life cycle, fleet policy and procurement planning
  • Procurement processes (tender, offers, evaluation, procurement and project)
  • Legal framework
  • Management of the investments including the instruments available for this purpose
  • Operational planning of rolling stock and key figures from operations
  • Rolling stock maintenance (influencing factors, maintenance organisation and facilities)
  • Optimization of maintenance, "Make or Buy"
  • Life-Cycle-Cost-Engineering and cost optimization
  • Elements of the infrastructure
  • Infrastructure maintenance and maintenance organisation
  • Use of infrastructure (network access, management, train path allocation and train path price)
  • Optimization projects and quality management

Teaching materials

Slides and literature list

Supplementary literature




Teaching language

(X) German ( ) English

Part of International Profile

( ) Yes (X) No

Module structure

Type 2a
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Description Type Form Scope Grade Weighting
Graded assignments during teaching semester Exercises / Case studies report     80%
End-of-semester exam Multiple Choice Test writtten     20%



Legal basis

The module description is part of the legal basis in addition to the general academic regulations. It is binding. During the first week of the semester a written and communicated supplement can specify the module description in more detail.
Course: Anlagen- und Flottenmanagement - Vorlesung
Anlagen- und Flottenmanagement - Vorlesung


  • No module description is available in the system for the cut-off date of 01 August 2099.