Professor Wanming Zhai

  • Chairman of SWJTU Academic Committee
  • Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Rail Transportation
  • Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences

The Second International Conference on Rail Transportation (ICRT 2020) will be held in Chengdu, China, July 6-8, 2020, and will be hosted by Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU). Those who are engaged and interested in rail transportation technology are welcome to participate in the ICRT 2020.

The aim of the ICRT conference series is to provide an international forum for scientists, researchers, and engineers around the world to exchange the knowledge, ideas and experiences in rail transportation planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance. The first ICRT conference held in Chengdu in July 2017 with great success, and over 350 innovator and contributors from 24 countries, including 102 delegates from outside China, presented and shared their innovative research stimulating railway development. The Proceedings of ICRT 2017 published by ASCE in 2018 and indexed by the EI Compendex and the Web of Sciences.

Details of abstract submission, registration, vendor exhibition, hotel reservation and other important information for the participants will be announced on the ICRT website ( We welcome your suggestions and comments for the organizing committee of ICRT2020 (

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  • Abstract submission (1~2 page)

    (Oct 08~ Nov 30, 2019)

  • Acceptance of Abstracts

    (Jan 15, 2020)

  • Early bird registration

    (March 1~May 1, 2020)

  • Full Paper Submission Due

    (May 15, 2020)

  • Arrival

    (July 05, 2020)

  • Conference Dates

    (July 6-8, 2020)


Please send any inquiries to the Conference secretariats:

  • Dr. Shengyang Zhu
  • Dr. Liang Ling

State Key laboratory of Traction Power
Southwest Jiaotong Univesity, Chengdu 610031, China

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