RailTest® Preparation Software for Train Driver Aptitude Tests (incl. special keypad)

RailTest® training software prepares you for the computer-based aptitude tests of railway companies and their train driver selection tests in particular. This software has been developed to practise for the assessment centers at Deutsche Bahn (DB; TÜV, IAS, etc.), Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB), Swiss Federal Railways (SBB CFF FFS) and others. Also suitable for train dispatchers, switchmen and gatekeepers. more...

Price per platform:
EUR 59.95
(one-time payment, no subscription, no expiry)
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Windows™ / Mac™ Edition
Main menu of RailTest preparation software
Stress Tolerance Test
Winding Track Test
Symbol Cognition Test
Locations on Map
Audiovisual Reaction Test

KeypadIncluding special keypad

This software comes with a special USB keypad which is recommended for a few tests in the software. It will be sent to your address without any additional fees.



RailTest® Preparation Software for Train Driver Aptitude Tests includes the following training modules (for details please see right column):



  • Audiovisual Reaction Test
  • Dots Concentration Test (Group Bourdon Test)
  • Dots Constellation Test
  • Memorize Products Test
  • Number Transmitter Test
  • Symbol Cognition Test
  • Test of Everday Attention
  • Vigilance Test 1
  • Vigilance Test 2


  • Cube Comparison Test
  • Cube Folding Test
  • Locations on Map
  • Station Order Test

Psycho-motorics and Multitasking

  • Jumbled Pipes
  • Stress Tolerance Test
  • Winding Track Test


  • Dials and Rules Test
  • Matrices Test
  • Shapes Puzzle


  • Math Word Problems
  • Mental Arithmetic
  • Number Series
  • Numerical Estimation


  • Electricity
  • Magnetism
  • Mechanics
  • Optics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Waves

Technical Comprehension

  • Electricity
  • General knowledge
  • Mechanics
  • Optics
  • Reasoning
  • Thermodynamics

Scope of Software

RailTest® Preparation Software for Train Driver Aptitude Tests accommodates several features to support training experience and outcome. The software is bilingual (English and German) – you may switch between the languages any time.

Training Modules

  • Comprehensive test explanations and interactive First Steps demos to get a quick feeling for the test
  • Several default difficulty levels for each training module
  • Randomly generated tasks to avert recurring tasks
  • Extensive custom settings options for each training module

Performance Statement

  • Comprehensive performance analysis after each training session
  • Feedback on individual aspects of tests
  • Performance graphs to illustrate performance developments in tasks


  • Stat tool with graphs to illustrate long-term performance development
  • Avg. performance graphs to benchmark your performance against
  • Save test results, settings and performance graphs for each test sessions to compare them later

RailTest® Training Assistant

  • Guides you through the training modules to support an efficient time resourcing and maximize training outcome
  • Takes your current performance level into consideration when suggesting the next training step for a sustained advancement of your performance
  • Applies difficulty settings that reflect upon your current performance and outlines the next steps
  • Puts emphasize on tests that returned a below-average performance
  • Recognizes task aspects that caused you problems and puts more focus on these

RailTest® Cloud (participation optional)

  • Save your performance data on a RailTest® server to restore your last training level in case of a re-installation of the software or exchange of the training computer
  • Auto-sync your training levels if you use the software on several devices (like a notebook and a desktop PC)
  • Benchmark your performance against anonymized pool performance stats from the RailTest® user community
  • Embedded boards to exchange information and messages with other software users
  • Embedded support messaging client to approach the RailTest® support staff



System Requirements

Hardware:  1 GHz processor, 512 MB RAM, minimum of 100 MB storage capacity left, minimum screen resolution of 1024x600 pix, keyboard, mouse.

Software, for Windows™ edition:  Microsoft® Windows XP®, Microsoft® Windows Vista® or Microsoft® Windows 7® / 8® / 10® / 11®, Microsoft® .NET Framework 3.5™, DirectX 9.0c or higher.

Software, for Mac™ edition: Apple Mac OS 10.13 High Sierra™ or higher

Use of joystick, pedals and a headset is recommended but not required. Our online shop offers controllers and equipment for a realistic training experience.



Training modules of RailTest® software products are similar to the original tasks but not meant to simulate or reproduce actual tests. As this is a preparation product all modules were designed under the premises to deliver gradual performance enhancements in those ability domains identified crucial for a successful railway company screening participation.