Quarterly published by the Instytut Kolejnictwa (Railway Research Institute)
Basic version: Paper
Our Periodical is published under the patronage of the Committee on Transport of the Polish Academy of Sciences.
Subject matter of articles published in our Periodical includes wide range of engineering and economic issues concerning the rail transport. In particular, this includes construction and maintenance of the railway infrastructure and the urban rail transport, technology of the passenger and freight service, design and operation of rail vehicles, public and technological safety in rail transport, economic analyses in rail transport, system and process modelling in the rail transport, environmental impacts, as well as accessibility of persons with reduced mobility to the rail transport.
The articles cover all areas of the railways:
- Railways and urban rail transport,
- Rolling stock,
- Passenger and freight service,
- Railway traffic control and signalling systems,
- Information and communication technologies,
- Traction network, power supply for electric traction and other non-traction installations and systems,
- Materials and structural elements of rolling stock and infrastructure.
Most articles published in the Railway Reports magazine are scientific in character and raise issues not only interesting to the railway research circles but also to the University researchers. All articles are reviewed and may not be published earlier in any other periodical. International Programme Council consisting of well-known scientists and railway experts is responsible for maintaining high standards of the Periodical.
It is worth mentioning that the Railway Reports magazine is the oldest railway engineering periodical in Poland and has been published since 1956.
The latest issue 170, vol. 60, march 2016.