Round Table on on-track Competition in Passenger Rail Services 2019

13-15 March 2019

Main topic: On-track competition in rail passenger services

Aim: The aim of the round table was to bring experience with on-track competition in rail passenger services in different countries of the European Union.

The Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, Masaryk University and the Journal of Rail Transportation Planning and Management organized roundtable focused on impacts of Introducing On-track Competition in the Passenger Rail Services. The round table was coordinated by Professor Chris Nash, Dr. Phill Wheat and Dr. Zdeněk Tomeš. Following the round table a special issue of the Journal of Railway Transport Planning and Management covering On-track Competition in Passenger Rail Services will be commissioned and edited by the round table coordinators.

Important date:

  • Paper submission open 10th January 2019
  • Paper submission closed 10th Feb 2019
  • Review comments available 1st April 2019
  • Submission of revised papers 30 April 2019
  • Final decision on acceptance 30 June 2019
  • Intended publication of papers 15th August 2019

Photos from the event: here.

Event program   |   Presentations


High Speed Rail in the Czech Republic Seminar 2019

31 January, 2019

Main topic: High speed rail network - a perspective of railway development in the Czech Republic and Central Europe.

Aim: The aim of the seminar was to analyse construction of the high speed rail network in the Czech Republic, its perspective and possible benefits within European context.

Event program


Seminar Telč 2018

8–9 November, 2018

Main topic: Data mobility

Aim: The aim of the seminar was to define the parameters of the residual data files of mobile operators and consumer surveys to be sought in the OP VVV project "New Mobility"; discuss and agree on a particular form of sharing data files between project modules.

The main topic of the seminar was the use of empirical data on population mobility for population transport behaviour research and forecasting demand for transport in connection with the planned construction of high-speed railway lines in the Czech Republic.

Photos from the event: here.

Event program   |   Press release from the event    |   List of participants


Transport-geographic workshop 2018

11–12 October, 2018

Main topic: The past, present and future of Brno main railway station

Aim: The aim of the workshop was to discuss current transport-geographic problems.

The workshop program consisted of a field survey where participants took a look at the Brno main railway junction. The agenda of the second day of the workshop consisted of seven presentations with rich discussion.

Event program


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