Transport Technologies

The RTRI conducts research on the railway operation and route planning systems, improvement of access by supplying information, non-contact IC card ticketing systems, passenger support systems based on information networks, and company facilities control, document control, and work control systems.

Analysis, Investigation and Evaluation

  • Questionnaire Research for Improvement of Convenience, Comfort and Other Services
  • Assessment of Train Schedules
  • Passenger Flow in Stations
  • Demand Projection
  • Safety Assessment of Station Facilities
  • Noise, Temperature and Other Environment
  • Work Place's Safety Climate Assessment

Technical Guidance

  • Techniques for Human Factor Analysis and Safety Climate Assessment
  • Various Techniques for Assessment, Test and Countermeasures

  • Questionnaire Research at Railway Stations

  • Train Driving Simulator