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About Trackopedia

From a small idea to a leading knowledge platform

Trackopedia is the international and independent version of the platform "Gleisbau-Welt" originally launched in Germany. The idea was born out of a passion of two passionate track builders when, more than 15 years ago, the idea was born to publish pictures of track work in a kind of "before and after comparison" and thus document the progress and various processes of track construction. A platform that in the long term was to cover all topics about track construction and the entire infrastructure industry and railway system - a world of knowledge, so to speak.
Five years ago, the website was completely modernised. In the process, all contributions were consistently checked for their usefulness as specialist information for professionals and revised. Today, Trackopedia is the largest international, lexical B2B knowledge platform for topics related to railway infrastructure, track technology as well as track construction and maintenance.

Expertise for all - freely accessible at any time

The content and topics offered are constantly growing. Thanks to the support of experts and corporate partnerships. These partnerships play a significant role in ensuring that the information represents the respective "state of the art" and that it is available to Trackopedia users at any time and free of charge.
Starting with trainees, to long-time employees of the industry, teachers, trainers, engineers and even managers, to industry enthusiasts, the Trackopedia world today offers all interested parties a broad, unique encyclopaedia of specialist knowledge.
Knowledge - to which you as a user can also contribute: by making suggestions and helping to expand the encyclopaedia. We welcome every suggestion - in person at events, by e-mail or via our social media.