Information published on 18 July 2012 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 302.

Germany: new head of noise protection at DB

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Mrs Ines Jahnel, who studied information technology at Dresden University School of Traffic Engineering, and held various responsibilities in the areas of IT and production at German Railways (DB), has been appointed Head of Noise Protection at DB, a new responsibility created within the German railway company. Her task will consist in bundling all the activities within DB related to noise abatement and defining the implementation strategies. This field of responsibility will include noise reduction at existing rail infrastructures and equipping or retrofitting freight wagons with “silent” brake blocks.

(Source: DB)