VAB Berlin

Infrastructure Management

Modular system concept in VABtrack
Management of equipment of transport company in the equipment manager
Planning of maintenance work
Configuration, commissioning and evaluation of components and types of equipment
Visualisation of equipment and track elements, control of signalling equipment and depots
Management of malfunction reports
Statistical evaluations
Statistical evaluations
Visualisation of equipment locations in maps or network diagrams, visualisation of malfunctions and warnings
Visualisation of equipment locations in maps or network diagrams, visualisation of malfunctions and warnings

Equipment Manager

  • Registration of transport company inventory and management of equipment data in an object catalogue
  • Management of equipment documents such as photos, descriptions, protocols and drawings in an image and document management system
  • Central storage and convenient management of the documents on individual installations and certain types of installation
  • Rapid overview of all equipment parts down to the level of the spare-part parts list
  • Swift retrieval of individual equipment elements with convenient search functions

Maintenance Manager

  • Planning, control and evaluation of the maintenance, inspection and repair work to be performed on the equipment
  • Planning of resources required for maintenance e.g. staff, vehicles, work equipment
  • Management and monitoring of orders for planned maintenance taking statutory deadlines and customer specifications into account
  • Management and monitoring of repair orders
  • Automatic triggering of maintenance orders
  • Management of the material and tools required for maintenance

Hardware Manager

  • Configuration, commissioning and evaluation of different types of equipment and sub-assemblies e. g. signalling equipment  and point heaters
  • Diagnosis of equipment components
  • Evaluation of error and event recorders

Process Manager

  • Visualisation of infrastructure equipment and different route elements e.g. points, signals, track and blocking circuits, vehicle identification loops in the “Operate and Observe“ module
  • Setting of secured routes
  • Visualisation of secured routes and vehicle information and of the current status of route elements on the track diagram
  • Configuration and switching of point heaters
  • Control of signalling installations from single signals to complex depots
  • Setting of electric points and configuration and switching of point heaters
  • Graphic or tabular evaluation of protocolled process data in the “EventViewer“

Incident Manager

  • Management of malfunction reports which are automatically generated or manually recorded, or forwarded by third-party systems
  • Visual and acoustic visualisation of malfunction reports
  • Automatic forwarding of malfunction reports to competent staff per email, text message or similar
  • Storage of malfunction reports in a database
  • Display of malfunction reports incl. descriptions
  • Tracking of trouble-shooting and monitoring of fault clearance

Report Manager

  • Compilation of statistical analyses
  • Tabular and graphic processing of historic data
  • Equipment commissioning documentation
  • Interface to evaluation modules in third-party systems


  • Visualisation of equipment locations on a map or on a network diagram
  • Visualisation of malfunctions and warnings
  • Display of connection status
  • Filtering acc. to equipment types