Test Track Against Railway Noise In Bonn

Stephan Eisel, MdB – very well: for Bonn in the Bundestag In the now presented 2. national traffic noise protection package of the Federal Government, Bonn’s Bundestag, Stephan Eisel sees important advances in the efficient fight against railway noise, charged in particular the residents of the busy line: “especially we will receive a five-kilometre test track in Bonn by the Federal Government for a new noise. This is an important achievement. A decision of the Landtag of North Rhine-Westphalia, which the CDU has initiated in May 2007 was very helpful. So we succeeded, to propel the Federal Minister of transport.” Eisel expressly emphasized the role of the Bonn Landtag Member Gerhard Lorth has been repeatedly initiative as Chairman of the parliamentary group of railway noise protection. The noise protection package of the Federal Government take up important points here: the pilot project “Quiet Rhine” can do the basics for a noise-dependent Trassenpreissystems for freight trains, to be introduced in 2013.

The conversion of 5,000 freight wagons with noise-reducing brake technology have already begun. In the federal budget for a total 40 million euros will be provided. The time of the project should be completed by 2012. The project “Testing innovative measures” is also innovative techniques of trackage for noise protection in Vista, which weigh on the townscape of less. These include low, close to rail noise protection walls and damping elements to reduce noise and vibrations.