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Railways 2014
The Second International Conference on
Railway Technology:
Research, Development and Maintenance
Ajaccio, Corsica, France
8-11 April 2014
Information for Authors
Submission of Abstracts
Abstracts (500 to 1,000 words; no figures) of proposed papers should be submitted as soon as possible but no later than the abstract submission date (see important dates below). Authors will be notified of acceptance by the Conference Editors. Final acceptance will be based upon review of the full length paper which must be received before the full paper deadline.

Abstracts should be submitted using the Civil-Comp Manuscript Manager (CCMM). Please submit your abstract to the stream "RW2014". If you have access credentials for CCMM, please log in as usual. If not, please follow the "New user" link on the CCMM login page to create a new account. Please take a moment to familiarise yourself with the CCMM interface as all communication regarding your conference paper will be through CCMM.

General rules
The conference has a strict "No Paper - No Podium" rule (i.e. conference presentations can only be made if they have a corresponding accepted paper in the proceedings).

Only TWO contributed papers will be allowed for each conference participant. If you wish to submit more than two papers, you must register a co-author.

Conference Editor
The Conference Editor is Dr J. Pombo (IDMEC-IST, Lisbon, Portugal). Dr Pombo can be contacted through CCMM once your abstract has been submitted. For general enquiries please contact railways2014 AT civil-comp.com
Submission of Papers
After acceptance of your abstract, you may prepare the full length paper for publication in the Conference Proceedings. Instructions on formatting your paper and how to send it to the Conference Editors can be found on the Paper Submission page. Please follow the instructions on this page carefully.
Important Dates
Please take note of these important dates when planning your participation to this conference:

Abstract submission
(Second Call)
10 October 2013
earlier submission is advised
Notification of abstract decisionusually within one month of submission of your abstract
Full paper deadlineas advised by the conference editor in the abstract acceptance email
Last day for author registrations1 February 2014
Programme is released15 March 2014
The conference8-11 April 2014