International Activities

RTRI aims at contributing to the development of railway technologies around the world by introducing its R&D results to other countries and carrying out joint researches with overseas research organizations.

Transmission of Information

  • To introduce its R&D results, RTRI publishes

    • Quarterly Report of RTRI (QR) : a technical journal in English,
    • Newsletter : timely release of the latest information to the world.

  • Publications of RTRI  

Participation and Support of International Conferences

  • RTRI attend and support international conferences in a range of academic fields.

    • WCRR (World Congress on Railway Research)
    • IWRN (International Workshop of Railway Noise)
    • UIC High Speed
    • InnoTrans

  • WCRR 2011(Lille, France)

Joint Research with Overseas Research Organizations

  • RTRI is actively working in joint researches and collaboration with various international organizations.

    Joint Research

    • With SNCF (French National Railways)
    • With CARS (China Academy of Railway Sciences) and KRRI (Korean Railroad Research Institute)
    • With RSSB (Railway Safety and Standards Board)
    • With Other Research Organizations
    • SBB (Swiss National Railways), Switzerland
    • Cambridge University, UK
    • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
    • Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

    Cooperation with Outside Organizations

    RTRI invites trainees from foreign countries and experts for overseas technical cooperation.

    • UIC (International Union of Railways)
    • AAR (Association of American Railroads)
    • ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)
    • JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency)
    • JARTS (Japan Railway Technical Service)

  • Research collaboration with SNCF

    Research collaboration with CARS and KRRI