Best Student Project Award

To increase focus on rail education, BaneBranchen awards the "Best Student Project" of the year at the annual RAILcph conference. The prize is awarded for the best study project that has been handed over in the past year. The price includes a grant of DKK 15,000.

The best student project is chosen by an assessment committee consisting of board members of BaneBranchen.

To apply for the award, you should have handed in a project (bachelor thesis, master thesis, special course or similar) within a railway or light rail related topic after January 1 2018. Send an email with a PDF-file of the project to together with a cover letter (max 2 pages in Danish or English). The deadline for applying for the prize is April 1, 2019.

Previous winners


Joanna Lazewska Alternatives for upgrading the Nykøbing Falster – Puttgarden railway line


Mads Skøtt Sørensen & Jakob Rahr Bork Jensen. In collaboration with DSB "Combined Train Platform and Shunting Optimization"


Rie Jensen & Mai-Britt Rasmussen Upgrade of Regional Railways 


Martin Goodman & Morten Eltved Sammenbinding af S-banen og Lokalbanen - Trafikal og samfundsøkonomisk analyse


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 Opgradering af jernbanen mellem Odense og Aarhus