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Deadline Extended for Submission of Extracts for World Congress for Railway Research 2022

The response to the World Congress on Railway Research (WCRR) 2022 call for papers has been incredible so far!

The organizers decided to give you one more chance to submit your abstract and be part of the conversation in Birmingham, UK next year and are pleased to announce a deadline extension to 21 May 2021, 23:59 BST.

More information on the call for papers can be found below and at

Call for papers

WCRR aims to promote the tangible value of railway research and the benefits that international collaboration brings to research activities. If you are a rail professional or researcher this is an excellent opportunity to raise your profile in the global research and innovation community, and share your work with international experts.

The 2022 Congress will focus on research that has delivered, or will deliver, real change within the rail industry, and keeping in line with the theme:

Reshaping our Railways post-pandemic: Research with an impact

Session topics and subtopics

The congress will be structured around eight session topics:

  • Low emissions
  • Easy to use for all
  • Optimised operation of trains
  • Reliable and easy to maintain moving assets
  • Reliable and easy to maintain fixed assets
  • Reliable and easy to maintain asset interfaces
  • Safety and security
  • Rail competitiveness

Please download the full Call for Papers here for further details of relevant subtopics.

For further information, please contact 

T: +44 (0)117 906 4509


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