Dear colleagues, experts from railway sector,

we invite you to the International Scientific Conference:

Horizons of railway transport 2017

„Competent human resources as a potential for providing the comprehensive and sustainable rail transport services“,

which organizes University of Žilina, under auspices Minister of Transport and Construction of the Slovak Republic in cooperation with:

- Ministry of Transport and Construction of the Slovak Republic
- Railways of Slovak Republic (ŽSR)
- Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko, a. s. (ZSSK).
- Železničná spoločnosť Cargo Slovakia, a.s. (ZSSK CARGO)
- Slovak Scientific and Technical Society - Transport (SVTS-D)

Conference will be held on September 21st and September 22nd 2017 in the Central Training and Psychology Institute of ŽSR in Strečno, near Žilina. Slovak Republic

Invitation to Conference in pdf. - download

The aim of the seventh year of the conference is to extend of of the traditional and innovative theoretical and practical knowledge in two fields – the operational and the technical issues as well as management and marketing in application of the conditions of railway transport. Thematic focus emphasizes the need to create a single, interoperable and harmonized European railway area, which creates the growth assumptions of competitiveness of the railway transport system. Its creation is supported by innovation as well cooperation in research. The conference creates continuity to the previous years also creates a platform for sharing knowledge of the implementation of the EU Operational Program Transport. The conference Horizons of Railway Transport covers the issue of intermodal transport in response to the proceedings of the conference EUROKOMBI - INTERMODAL.


Important dates

  • 31.07.2017 - Registration and abstract
  • 31.08.2017 - Paper and paymnet
  • 21.09. - 22.09.2017 - Conference

Organized by:


  • University of Žilina
    The Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications

  • Address:

    Univerzitná 8215/1
    010 26 Žilina

  • E-mail: