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October 2017

       International Congress on High-Speed Rail
               Dear colleague,

               We are pleased to announce the Interna onal Congress on High-speed Rail:  Technologies and Long Term
               Impacts to be held at the University of Cas lla La Mancha (Spain) on October 4th-6th, 2017.

               Considering that High-speed Rail has been in opera on for more than half a century in Japan and thirty-five
               years in Europe, this Congress aims to discuss and debate the long-term Technological, Socio-economic
               and Transport/Territorial impacts of High-speed Rail and to develop a be er understanding of the planning

               criteria for the future.

               As you can see in the a ached Call for Papers, contribu ons are welcome on a wide range of topics and
               par cipants are encouraged to take part in this event by sending an abstract before April 5th, 2017. Due
               to the relevance of the topic, our aim is to contribute with the publica on of different Special Issues in high-
               quality  journals  gathering  some  of  the  papers  presented  at  the  Congress  (authors  interested  in  this
               possibility should consider the requirements established in the Congress Website).

               We are delighted to confirm the following Keynote Speaker:
               §  Prof. Mar n WACHS, University of California Los Angeles and Peer Review Group, California High Speed
                  Rail Authority.
               § Prof. Enrique CASTILLO, University of Cantabria and Spanish Royal Academies of Engineering and of
               §  Prof. Lan WANG, Tongji University (China).
               §  Mr. Ben TRIPOUSIS, California High Speed Rail Authority.
               §  Mr. Remi HABFAST, TGV Nord (France).

               §  Mr. Michel RUESEN, ERTMS (Belgium).
               §  Mr. Jaime TAMARIT (Spain)

               For more details, please check the Congress web page:
               H p:// onal-congress-on-high-speed-rail_-technologies-and-long-

               Finally,  we  would  be  really  grateful  if  you  could  distribute  this  Call  for  Papers  among  those  of  your
               colleagues that may be interested on the Congress topics.

               We are looking forward to seeing you next October in Spain.

               Kind regards,

                                                                       Conference Secretary: Begoña Pérez Moraga
                                                                        Phone number: +34 926 29 53 00 (Ext. 6372)
                                                     Address: Avda Camilo José Cela s/n, 13071 - Ciudad Real (SPAIN)

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