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Joint Rail Conference RTD and JRC: 100 Years of Tracking and Promoting Railroading Progress

Virtual, Online

Virtual Conference: April 20 – 21, 2021

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Join the JRC Conference!

The 2021 JRC (Joint Rail Conference) will take place Virtually April 20-21, 2021. This international conference is the premier technical event in the U.S.A. including all discipline for freight and passenger rail transportation; mechanical, electrical, civil, and systems engineering, as well as rail safety, planning, design, manufacturing, financing, operations, and management.

JRC 2021 Conference Tracks

  • Track 1 Railroad Infrastructure Engineering
  • Track 2 Rail Equipment Engineering
  • Track 3 Signal and Train Control Engineering
  • Track 4 Service Quality and Operations Research
  • Track 5 Planning and Development
  • Track 6 Safety and Security
  • Track 7 Energy Efficiency and Sustainability
  • Track 8 Urban Passenger Rail Transport
  • Track 9 Electrification
  • Track 10 Vehicle Track Interaction
  • Track 11 Railroad History
  • Track 12 New Technologies

Important Dates

  • Submission of Abstract
    September 21, 2020
  • Notification of Abstract Acceptance
    September 24, 2020
  • Submission of Full-Length Paper for Review
    October 12, 2020
  • Paper Acceptance Notification / Electronic Copyright Form Submission Process Opens
    November 16, 2020
  • Submission of Presentation Only Abstract
    November 16, 2020
  • Submission of Revised Paper for Review (if required)
    November 30, 2020
  • Author Notification of Acceptance of Revised Paper
    December 07, 2020
  • Acceptance Notification of Presentation Only Abstracts
    December 07, 2020
  • Submission of Copyright Form
    December 18, 2020
  • Submission of Final Paper
    December 21, 2020
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