24th International Conference Maglev 2018

From September 5th till September 8th, 2018

Under the aegis of the International Maglev Board Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University (PGUPS),  will host

XXIV International Conference on Magnetically Levitated Systems and Linear Drives Maglev  2018
together with the annual scientific conference “Magnetic Levitation Transport Systems and Technologies” MTST 2018


We are glad to inform our participants about the onset of the early registration for the Conference and early article submission.

The official language of the Conference is English.

All the articles submitted by the authors will be published in the journal “Transportation systems and technology”, ISSN 2413-9203.

Registration for the Conference and articles submission are available on the website of the Cluster “Russian Maglev” http://rusmaglev.com/en/  via online accounts.

Please, pay attention to thematic blocks of the Conference and state one of them when submitting your articles.


The programme of the Conference will encompass the following:

  1. Plenary sessions
  2. Technical excursions
  3. Poster presentations
  4. Round-table discussions


Basic thematic blocks of the Conference:

  1. High-speed maglev
  2. Urban maglev
  3. Cargo maglev
  4. Magnetic levitation and guidance in transport
  5. Energy storage and supply
  6. Linear motors
  7. Superconductors, application of superconductivity
  8. Permanent magnets
  9. Guideway and infrastructure technologies
  10. Reliability, safety and operational control
  11. Maglev elevators and escalators; magnetic bearings, maglev wind turbines
  12. New ideas on levitating device applications.
  13. Standardisation issues
  14. Economic aspects of maglev
  15. Health and environmental issues (electromagnetic fields, noise, vibrations)
  16. Influence on regional and urban development, architecture
  17. Transport policy issues, maglev marketing, aspects of transport psychology
  18. History of development of maglev transport
  19. Project status reports


Scientific and Production Centre for Transport and Innovative Technologies
Federal State Budget Educational Institution for Higher Education "Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University "

Heads, managers, members of Programme
and Organisational Committees


Participation terms

Please note! Early registration for the Conference will be available from November 1st, 2017 till March 1st, 2018. The organisers are ready to help you with visa application. For this you need to fill in the form.

The official hotel of the Conference is the Hotel Azimut.

From September 4th until September 10th, 2018 for all participants special prices are available. Please use promo “maglev18”. The code is valid until 0.00 a.m.,  March 1st, 2018.

During early registration period special prices are available.

Registration for the Conference is available on the website of the cluster “Russian Maglev”.

Please note that abstracts should be given in accordance with the template.  Abstracts of the arcticles should be sent to the following address admin@rusmaglev.com.

Should you have any questions, you are free to address them in English to Administrator using your online account.


Our partners

General media partner 
Committee on Science and High School of Saint Petersburg  
Committee on Transport of  Saint Petersburg Administration