First International Conference on Rail Transportation

Date:July 10-12, 2017; Chengdu, China

The First International Conference on Rail Transportation will be held from July 10-12 2017, in Chengdu, China, and will be hosted by Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU) and co-sponsored by the following institutions:

  • National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), China
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), USA
  • Tongji University, China
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • China Academy of Railway Sciences, China
  • Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands
  • Beijing Jiaotong University, China
  • Polytechnic de Milano, Italy
  • Central South University, China
  • University of Wollongong, Australia
  • Korea Railroad Research Institute, South Korea

Also this conference have received great support from National Railway Administration of the People's Republic of China.

Conference Objectives

The First International Conference on Rail Transportation is an open forum for scientists, researchers, and engineers around the world to promote the exchange of the latest scientific and technological innovations in rail transportation; and to advance the state-of-the-art in engineering and practices for various types of rail-based transportation systems. The conference series would cover all main areas of rail vehicles, infrastructure, traction power, operation, communication, and environment, including the following topics:

  • dynamics and mechanics of rail vehicles, track, and bridge systems
  • planning and design, construction, operation, inspection, and maintenance of rail infrastructure
  • train operation, control, scheduling and management
  • rail electrification
  • signaling and communication
  • environmental impacts such as vibration and noise

The conference is actively seeking international participations, potential co-sponsors, and industry contributions. The conference will be one of the largest gatherings of research and engineering people in railway.

Please click here to download the conference program.

Important Dates


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