Monorailex 2017


The International Monorail Association, Beijing Jiaotong University, and China Monorail Transportation Development Research Center announced Monorailex 2017. The conference and exhibition took place at Beijing Jiaotong University, in Beijing, China, September 7-9, with an impressive list of Chinese companies co-organizing the event. The event showcased the progress in the Monorail and Maglev fields, and included International and Chinese exhibitors. There were three tracks in the presentations: Vehicle, Systems, and Infrastructure. 

Call for Papers English Version | 2017 Beijing Conference Schedule | Call for Papers Chinese Version                     

After the conference, from September 9-13, there was 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 traveled to Nanjing-Wuhu, to tour CRRC’s vehicle manufacturing plant, a suspended monorail. Finally, we visited Bombardier's vehicle manufacturing plant in China and saw monorail vehicles for Wuhu Line 2 Phase 1 project.

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Conference and Exhibition

Thursday, September 7, 2017
Executive Council (Member Meeting)
Cocktail Party with Appetizers (All Attendees)

Friday September 8, 2017
Registration Opens
Conference and Exhibition
Gala Dinner

Saturday Morning, September 9, 2017
Conference and Exhibition
Closing Ceremony
President's Closing Remarks

Optional Technical Visit (Requires Extra Booking)

Saturday Afternoon, September 9, 2017
Trip to Tangshan
Dinner in Tangshan
Hotel in Tangshan

Sunday September 10, 2017
Visit CRRC Factory and Ride Maglev Vehicle
Airplane Trip to Chongqing
Dinner in Chongqing
Hotel in Chongqing

Monday September 11, 2017
Visit to Chongqing Monorail and Control Facilities
Lunch in Chongqing
Airplane Trip to Nanjing
Dinner in Nanjing
Hotel in Nanjing

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Visit CRRC Factory and Ride Suspended Monorail
Lunch in Nanjing
Bus Trip to Wuhu
Visit to Puzhen Bombardier Transportation System
Bus Trip to Nanjing
Dinner in Nanjing
Hotel in Nanjing

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Return Trip from Nanjing