SMaRT in a nutshell

SMaRT provides a unique interdisciplinary and intersectoral 4-year training and research programme addressing Sand Mitigation around Railway Tracks in arid regions worldwide.

SMaRT aims to develop standardized techniques for assessing sand hazards to railways, conceive new and effective Sand Mitigation Measures, and assess their performance using innovative computational simulations and field tests.

SMaRT at a glance



SMaRT Consortium

Member Institutions

A multidisciplinary and intersectoral team of two top ranked Research Universities and a high skilled Consulting Company

Partner Organizations

A panel of global players in the railway industry, ranging from civil works, to railway equipment, to signalling systems.