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Joint Rail Conference


Next Generation Railroads, Next Generation Railroaders: Innovations and People for the Future

Knoxville Convention Center, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
April 15 – 17, 2013

JRC 2013 is the major, multidisciplinary North American railroad conference encompassing all aspects of rail transportation and engineering research.

Individuals interested in making presentations or giving papers are encouraged to submit abstracts.
Authors may submit abstracts via email to through 1 October 2012.

Please provide abstracts in English and limit size to 400 words. Include authors and contact information in the abstract body.

Attachments may be in plain text, PDF, or WORD compatible format. Paper submittal is encouraged but not required. Interested authors will be notified of abstract acceptance.

Conference papers will be peer-reviewed and published in proceedings.

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Topics of interest include but are not limited to:Railroad Infrastructure Engineering,  Electrification, Rail Equipment Engineering, Planning and Development, Urban Passenger Rail Transport, Energy Efficiency and Sustainability, Service Quality and Operations Research, Safety and Security, Signal and Train Control Engineering  

Joint Rail Conference co-sponsoring organizations: ASME, IEEE, ASCE, AREMA, APTA, INFORMSras, and TRB

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