IRICoN 2020: High-Speed Lines – The Future of Czech Railways

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Abstract

The conference IRICoN 2020 was held in Prague, in November 10, 2020.

The Student Scientific Conference IRICoN 2020 is focused on the current topic "High-speed lines - the future of the Czech railways". The main theme of the conference is the preparation and implementation of high-speed lines in the Czech Republic. High-speed lines (HSL) are planned on the following routes: Prague – Brno and further to Vienna and Bratislava, Brno – Ostrava – Katowice, Prague – Dresden, Prague – Munich and Prague – Wroclav. The construction of high speed lines is scheduled to begin in 2025 with a pilot project on the route Prague – Poříčany.

Based on the professional requirements and for orientation of the conference participants, the following areas of the conference topics were determined:

  • Railway infrastructure.
  • Energy and environment.
  • Control command signalling.
  • Maintenance.
  • Logistics and management.
  • Information systems.
  • Rolling stock for high-speed rail connections.

Scientific comittee:
Josef Jíra (Czech Technical University in Prague – Faculty of Transportation Sciences)
Tomáš Brandejský (Czech Technical University in Prague – Faculty of Transportation Sciences)
Pavel Hrubeš (Czech Technical University in Prague – Faculty of Transportation Sciences)
Martin Jacura (Czech Technical University in Prague – Faculty of Transportation Sciences)
Jana Kaliková (Czech Technical University in Prague – Faculty of Transportation Sciences)
Zdenek Kaufmann (TP IZI, Prague)
Martin Král (SŽDC – Railway Infrastructure Administration, Prague)
Martin Leso (Czech Technical University in Prague – Faculty of Transportation Sciences)
Petr Nachtigall (University of Pardubice – Jan Perner Transport Faculty)
Otto Plášek (Brno University of Technology – Faculty of Civil Engineering)
Jindřich Sadil (Czech Technical University in Prague – Faculty of Transportation Sciences)
Richard Svoboda (Brno University of Technology – Faculty of Civil Engineering)
Lukáš Týfa (Czech Technical University in Prague – Faculty of Transportation Sciences)
Jaroslav Vašátko (Railway Research Institute, j.s.c., Prague)
Martina Vitteková (Czech Technical University in Prague – Faculty of Transportation Sciences)

Local organizing comittee:
Vít Fábera
Jitka Jírová
Jana Kaliková
Dušan Kamenický
Petr Koutecký
Jitka Řezníčková st.
Jitka Řezníčková
Jan Zelenka

Guarantor of the peer review process:
prof. Ing. Josef Jíra, CSc.

 

Published

2021-07-14