Conference Details

18th International Conference On Railway Engineering Design & Operation

  • Engineering
  • Computer and Information Technology
  • Conference
  • Sep 21, 2022 - Sep 23, 2022
  • Hotel Valencia Oceanic Carrer del Pintor Maella 35 46023 Valencia
  • Valencia, Spain
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The 18th International Conference on Railway Engineering Design and Operation (COMPRAIL 2022), is the latest in a series of very successful meetings which started in Frankfurt in 1987 and continued in Rome (1990); Washington (1992); Madrid (1994); Berlin (1996); Lisbon (1998); Bologna (2000); Lemnos (2002); Dresden (2004); Prague (2006); Toledo (2008); Beijing (2010); the New Forest, home of the Wessex Institute (2012); Rome (2014); Madrid (2016), Lisbon (2018) and online in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The meeting is organised by the Wessex Institute and the Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain and sponsored by WIT Transactions on the Built Environment and the International Journal of Transport Development and Integration. The Conference aims to update the use of advanced systems, promoting their general awareness throughout the management, design, manufacture and operation of railways and other emerging passenger, freight and transit systems. It emphasises the use of computer systems in advanced railway engineering.

The meeting attracts a variety of specialists interested in the development of railways, including managers, consultants, railway engineers, designers of advanced train control systems and computer specialists. It provides a forum for researchers, academics and practitioners involved in railway engineering to present and discuss the latest developments.

List of Main Topics

  • Advanced train control
  • Operational quality
  • Risk management
  • Planning and policy
  • Monitoring and maintenance
  • Energy efficiency and power supply
  • Signalling and train control systems
  • Timetabling and rescheduling
  • Safety and security
  • Vehicle dynamics


Professor Giorgio Passerini Member Of The WIT Board Of Directors

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Registration Fee and Instructions

Registration fee includes an electronic copy of the conference publication, other documentation and refreshments.

Registration Type 

€700 - Chairmen & ISAC Member Registration Fee (includes a hard copy of the conference publication and an invitation to the conference dinner)

€890 - General Registration Fee

€560 - Student Registration Fee (proof of student status will be required)