Working in the railway industry implies dealing with both noise and vibration, be it to design new lines / rolling stock or to modify existing equipment.


Address noise / vibration issues on existing or planned lines
Differentiate design & testing approaches & methodologies
Understand the issues related to main lines (TGV, freight) & urban applications (metro, tramway)

Participant profile
Engineers & technicians involved in track or rolling stock design & construction

Basic knowledge in vibration & acoustics
Associates degree or equivalent

Program (based on case studies, alternating theory & application exercises)
Basics of acoustics & vibration
Current standards & regulations & future trends
Wheel / rail noise
Traction & auxiliary noise
Squeal noise
Aerodynamic noise
Theoretical aspects of ground-borne noise / vibration
Ground-borne vibration control on existing lines and in the design phase

Evaluation in the form of a quiz

Sessions in Ecully (21 hours): 1 800€
5-7 April 2022
4-6 October 2022
12 people max per session

Registration / cancellation up to 15 days before each session. Training material, breaks & lunches included. Based on real-life applications, alternating theory and application exercises.

This training program can be organized on demand, on-site worldwide for clients who wish to train groups of employees together, focusing on their specific field / job function. Its content can also be adapted for remote sessions.

If you have a sensory or motor deficit, please contact us to discuss compensation options.

VibraTec is accredited with the French government, is referenced with DataDock and Qualiopi certified in the Training Actions category: French companies can benefit from professional training funds.