About us

The IFB Institut für Bahntechnik GmbH is a specialised engineering company, which provides a wide range of services in terms of consulting, design, engineering, research and development for modern railway systems.

The mentality and the working methods of about 40 IFB experts specialised in vehicle technology, drive and propulsion systems, power supply, signalling and operation control systems as well as project management are strongly multidisciplinary. Due to high requirements on results in quality and flexibility when carrying out project work, the IFB has achieved not only stable business development over 30 years but has also earned an excellent reputation in the industry.

Selected investments in key engineering firms have gradually increased the IFB’s range of rail technology services, both nationally and internationally. In 2005, the IFB Rail Engineering Sp. z o. o. was established in Warsaw, thus building a bridge to the up-and-coming railway markets of Eastern Europe.

Team

We at the IFB have 40 experts from the most varied specialist fields. Our mentality and working methods are strongly multidisciplinary. We are aware of: Our success is based on our employees’ deep understanding of railway technology. Due to our high requirements on quality of results and flexibility when carrying out project work, we at the IFB have achieved stable business development over 30 years. We have also earned an excellent reputation among our clients.

Management

The institute is headed by Managing Director Prof. Arnd Stephan, a well-known expert in railway technology.

Prof. Arnd Stephan is an electrical engineer and has worked as Professor since 2002. Since 2008, he has been the Chairman of Electric Railways at the Institute of Railway Vehicles and Railway Technology at the Technical University of Dresden. Since 2012, he has been the Managing Director of the IFB Institut für Bahntechnik GmbH, Dresden and Berlin, as well as the Director of the competence centre for high-performance rails and magnetic rail systems at the Technical University of Dresden.

Geschäftsführer Arnd Stephan

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Arnd Stephan
Geschäftsführer

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Dr.-Ing. Sven Körner
Prokurist

Hendrik Ammoser

Dipl.-Ing. Hendrik Ammoser
Prokurist

IFB-BDZ

Dieter Zienicke
Kfm. Leiter

Cooperation partner

TU Berlin
TU Dresden

Shareholders

In its business structure, the IFB provides advantages that can be found nowhere else in the railway technology sector. This structure ensures a maximum of objectivity and independence, an important consideration for collaboration for clients in the railway industry, suppliers, railway operators, maintenance staff, local communities, districts, countries, politics and associations.

Imprint

The imprint for the websites of the IFB Institut für Bahntechnik GmbH is available at Imprint.

The Institut für Bahntechik is
DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 certified.

Contact

Get in touch with our head office in Berlin:
Tel.: +49 (0)30 / 39 99 24 - 0
Email: ifb-berlin@bahntechnik.de

Get in touch with our branch office in Dresden:
Tel.: +49 (0)351 / 8 77 59 - 0
Email: ifb-dresden@bahntechnik.de

Data protection

The privacy policy for the websites of the IFB Institut für Bahntechnik GmbH is available at data protection.

If you have a privacy related query about our websites, you can contact us here: datenschutz@bahntechnik.de