Best Student Project Award

To increase the focus on the railway education, the BaneBranchen awards the prize “Best Study Project” every year at this year’s RAILcph conference. The prize is awarded to the best study project that has been submitted in the past year. The prize comes with a travel grant of DKK 15.000.


The best study project is selected by an assessment committee consisting of members of BaneBranchen’s board.


Winner of Best Student Project Award 2020: Frederik Wrona Holgersen


Everyone got the opportunity to present at RailWeek… Here with links:


Presentation S-train solutions (Opens in new tab)


and shared 2nd places:


Jonna Kirstine Hansen NIRAS og Sarah Pihl Olsen, DTU-project


Presentation study project Kattegat (opens in new tab)


Fabrizio Moscatelli, DTU-project


Presentation – Assessment of new transport links across the Øresund strait


Hussain Ramahi, DTU-project


Ballast_maintainance (opens in new window)

Winner of Best Student Project Award 2019: Julia Veintimilla

Battery Powered Rolling Stock: A feasibility study of battery electric multiple units in Denmark.

Other 2019 applicants.

Intercity Norway, Caroline Ambæk Flach, Waldo Cardinali Junior, Ludovic Jan Thomas Blunat. Railway operations and management

Optimization of the Regional Train Structure in the Central Jutland Region Rasmus Schjærff Kjøller, Frederik Wrona Holgersen

Operational optimization of the metro lines M1 & M2, Søren Stener Olsen

Former winners



Joanna Lazewska

Alternatives for upgrading the Nykøbing Falster – Puttgarden railway line



Mads Skøtt Sørensen & Jakob Rahr Bork Jensen.

In cooperation with DSB “Combined Train Platform and Shunting Optimization”



Rie Jensen & Mai-Britt Rasmussen

Upgrade of Regional Railways



Martin Goodman & Morten Eltved

Linking the S-line and the Local line – Traffic and socio-economic analysis



Torsten Nielsen

Train Timetable Improvement Case Study: Fehmarn Land North – Ringsted-Storstrømmen

Tobias Lang Høiagaard

A new alignment for the Jægersborg-Nærum railway line to Lyngby – A TramTrain solution



Lars Wittrup Jensen

Upgrading of the railway between Odense and Aarhus