Fourth International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance

Incorporating: The Eighth International Symposium on Speed-up and Sustainable Technology for Railway and Maglev Systems (STECH2018)

3-7 September 2018 | Sitges, Barcelona, Spain

Railways have always played a significant role in the development of the wealth creation capabilities of society. The early roman wagonways, the steam driven railways during the industrial revolution and the electric railways of the late nineteenth and twentieth century are just a few of the railway systems that have played a vital role in past infrastructure development. The search for a fast, reliable and cost effective means of transport that presents better energy efficiency and less impact on the environment has resulted in renewed interest and rapid development in railway technology. Following the success of many special sessions on railway technology, held over the last few years in the Civil-Comp Conference series, a new conference series was created in 2012. The first conference was held in: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in 2012; the second in Ajaccio, Corsica, in 2014; and the third in Cagliari, Sardinia in 2016.

The themes for this conference will include (but are not limited to):

  • Rolling Stock
  • Infrastructure
  • Energy and Environment
  • Signalling and Communication
  • Planning and Operations
  • Strategies and Economics

View extended topics listing here

Call for Abstracts

Abstracts are invited for oral presentations at the conference on the above themes and should be submitted by 16 March 2018. Submit abstracts here.

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Conference Chairman and Editor

  • Dr J. Pombo, UK and Portugal

Committee Organiser and Chairman of STECH2018

  • Professor Y. Suda, Japan
Supporting Publications
Organised by
  • Elsevier
  • CCP

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