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4th IRSE CBTC and Beyond Conference in Toronto

  • Fairmont Royal York 100 Front Street West Toronto, ON, M5J 1E3 Canada (map)

We are pleased to announce that the 4th IRSE CBTC and Beyond Conference will be held at Fairmont Royal York in Toronto on November 28thand 29th, 2019. Please mark your calendars.


The IRSE invites you to attend and welcomes proposals for papers and/or presentations on the following or related topics: 




  • Papers analyzing, assessing and comparing Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC), European Train Control Systems (ETCS), Positive Trina Control (PTC) Systems and other Enhanced Train Control (ETC) Systems

  • Papers providing updates for advanced technology train control projects currently being implemented or planned for Light Rail Transit (LRT), Metros, Intercity, Freight and Commuter rail systems

  • Papers providing lessons learned in implementing advanced train control systems in a brownfield environment

  • Papers on actual revenue service operating and maintenance experience

  • Papers looking to the future; what are the user business needs?  What research & development is currently underway on new/improved technologies to further improve operating performance while reducing life cycle costs?"


Submit abstracts to by August 30th.