Organizing instructions


Conference languages:

Slovak, Czech, English.


Seminar objectives:

            The International Seminar SETRAS 2018 is organized for railway workers, urban transport and factory transport workers, manufacturers and users of track maintenance machines and its components, research and development workers, designers, universities staff and people interested in research, development, design, testing, technology, operation and maintenance of track maintenance machines.

            The aim of the Seminar is to bring information to participants about state and perspectives of development in the field of track maintenance machines, small and heavy machinery for track construction and maintenance, track measurement devices and cars etc.

This year the preferred topics of the Seminar are machinery for modernisation of railway track, rail/road vehicles, welding of rails, equipment for measurement, monitoring and diagnostics of railway track (track recording cars, rail profile measuring equipment, rail flaw detection systems, measuring of rail support stiffness etc.), small machinery for rail and switches maintenance, utilization of new building machines in modernisation of railway track, tunnels, bridges, maintenance and refurbishment of track maintenance machines, testing of track maintenance machines.

            Further aim of the Seminar SETRAS 2018 is to offer to the companies possibility of presentation its products and services.



June 22, 2018                    Submission of application of the papers including summary.

June 29, 2018                    Notification the participants about qualification of papers for publication.

July 27, 2018                     Submission of full text papers.

From August 6, 2018         Dissemination of detailed information about program and final invitations.

October 15, 2018               Submission of application forms for participation on the Seminar.

November 7 - 8, 2018         Seminar.


If you wish to contribute to the Seminar see Call for papers and send Registration form. If you wish to advertise your firm in the Seminar please send to us filed in the form Advertising. If you wish to obtain final invitation form (it will be disseminated from beginning of August) please send to us filed in Application.


Information about place of the Seminar you can find at information map and information about urban transport at

            Further information about the Seminar will be continuously updated.