Dr.ir. L. (Lieuwe) Zigterman is an expert in clearly presenting the complexity of the railway system for politicians and managers. Specifically the role of signalling and control systems in the interaction between infrastructure, rolling stock and operations is emphasised. He is an expert in railway signalling and control systems, as well heavy rail (ERTMS/ETCS) as for metro systems (CBTC).
Mostly it concerns studies about "better utilisation" of infrastructure: The limits of railway capacitiy can be shifted.
Contacts with universities
Lieuwe Zigterman maintains actively the relations with Delft Technical University and related institutions, like the Research School TRAIL, Post-Academic Educations, Delft TopTech.
Regularly he contributes to courses in these contexts.