Best Professional Paper Award

We are proud to announce introduction of the ICROMA Best Professional Paper Award, sponsored by Rail System Advice, the Netherlands. The award is worth € 1000. The winner is nominated and designated by the IAROR Board and is announced during the conference.

Award sponsor information:
The mission of Rail System Advice RSA Consult is Design, Analysis and Optimisation of Railway and Public Transport Systems.
For more information, contact Ingo Hansen, e-mail: I.A.Hansen at

The winner of the Best Professional Paper Award at RailNorrköping is Thomas Graffagnino, Roland Schäfer, Matthias Tuchschmid and Marco Weibel with the paper Energy savings with enhanced static timetable information for train driver.
2nd place: Yasufumi Ochiai and Norio Tomii with the paper A novel timetabling procedure which considers running speed of trains and its application to actual cases.
3rd place: Daniel Pöhle, Sebastian Kühn, Anna-Lena Frank and Florian Dahms with the paper Transforming automatic scheduling in a working application for a railway infrastructure manager.

The winning SBB-team
All three Best Professional Papers’ authors.