The International Monorail Association, Beijing Jiaotong University, and China Monorail Transportation Development Research Center announce Monorailex 2017. The conference and exhibition will take place at Beijing Jiaotong University, in Beijing, China, September 7-9, with an impressive list of Chinese companies co-organizing the event. The event will showcase the progress in the Monorail and Maglev fields, and will include International and Chinese exhibitors. There will be three tracks in the presentations: Vehicle, Systems, and Infrastructure. A call for papers has been issued:
After the conference, from September 9-13, there will be an optional technical visit package offered to see the factories of CRRC in Tangshan and take a ride on one of their Maglev vehicles. Then to Chongqing, with visits to the longest operating monorail project in the world and its operating base. Next, we travel to Nanjing-Wuhu, to tour CRRC’s vehicle manufacturing plant, a suspended monorail. Finally, we visit Bombardier's vehicle manufacturing plant in China and see monorail vehicles for Wuhu Line 2 Phase 1 project.