Participation Requirements


The participation fee is USD 25. It includes financial costs connected with publication in the collected papers of the conference, the participant’s package of materials, participation in the conference and organizational expenses. The participation fee should be paid before September 16, 2019.

Accommodation is not included in the fee.

The bank details for payment:

ESMC “Transservis” at IPPK UkrSURT, 7-A, Feuerbach Square, Kharkiv, Ukraine, USREOU code: 30534001, c/a: 26002024478401, PJSC “ALFA-BANK”, MFO: 300346. Details of payment – “Participation in TRANSBUD-2019”, the SURNAME of participant.

Participants in the conference can stay in the hotels:

AN-2 Hotel

Address: Plekhanovskaya str. 8, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Telephone: (057) 732-49-54; (067) 107-36-08
  (066) 584-18-33; (073) 153-62-82

Viva Hotel

Address: Gagarina Ave. 10/2, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Telephone: (057) 784-07-90; (057) 784-07-91;
  (093) 145-77-76

Osvita Hotel

Address: Revolutsii st. 18, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Telephone: (057) 707-33-51; (057) 715-62-30
Tel/fax: (057) 707-33-48

Gostinniy Dom Mini Hotel

Address: Moskovskyi Ave. 56, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Telephone: (050) 012-38-55, (093) 290-02-32
Tel/fax: (057) 756-18-55

Victoria Hotel

Address: Primerovskaya st. 23, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Telephone: (093) 362-32-44; (096) 860-17-03;
Tel/fax: (099) 460-91-15

Premier Palace Hotel Kharkiv

Address: 2 Nezalezhnosti Avenue, Kharkiv 61058, Ukraine
Telephone: (057) 766-44-00
Tel/fax: (057) 766-44-04


Verification and approval of the article is carried out in next stages involving different procedures and criteria.

Title and abstract approval

  • Does the article topic correspond to the conference topics?
  • Is the article topic chosen correctly?
  • Title and abstract – content, grammar, length, terminology.

If the article title and abstract does not meet these criteria, the Editor-in-Chief may reject it or return it with remarks for corrections.

Full text approval

  • Does the full text match the title and abstract?
  • Does the layout match the conference template?
  • Does the article contain the following mandatory elements: abstract, introduction, argument, conclusion, references, title and abstract in English (Ukrainian, Russian)?
    • Is the abstract sufficiently informative?
    • Does the article contain adequate sources/references, state-of-the-problem analysis, purpose and tasks of the study?
    • Does the article contain experimental confirmation of the corresponding theoretical/numerical methods/models, results and discussion?
    • Does the conclusion summarize the results, the advantages of the method used, and the application areas?
    • Does the reference list contain adequate literary sources - such as quantity, topicality and representativeness?
    • Do the figures, charts, and tables meet the required quality? Are they numbered correctly?

If the article meets the criteria, the Editor-in-Chief directs it for review.

  • Very minor changes, such as corrections to language or layout, can be made by the Conference Secretariat. In such case, the edited version will be returned to the author for approval.
  • If the changes are more serious, the Editor-in-Chief returns the article with remarks for revision.

Review process

Each article goes through a review process. Reviewing is held in confidence by the principles of double-blind reviewing, when neither the author nor the reviewer know each other. The interaction between author and reviewers occurs in a way of correspondence by e-mail through the Conference Secretariat.

The Editor-in-Chief assigns reviewers both from Scientific Committee and external qualified professionals who have profound professional knowledge and experience in a particular scientific area: DSc., Professors. The reviewers meet the following criteria:

  • They have publications with an impact factor or impact rank.
  • Reviewers are not within the same organization as the article authors.

After the final analysis of the article, the reviewer fills out a standardized form (Article review), which contains a summary of recommendations. Conference Secretariat notify the author about the results of reviewing by e-mail.

If the reviewer has comments on the article and/or proposes corrections, the Editor-in-Chief returns the article for revision, giving the deadline and applying the review without disclosing his identity of the reviewer. The Editor-in-Chief approves corrected reports when the remarks are minor or sent them back to the reviewer – in case of serious remarks.

Upon completion of the review process, reports and reviews are submitted to the Editorial Board.

Editorial Board

The Editorial Board makes the final decision whether to publish or reject the article. Decisions of the board are based on the following criteria:

  • The recommendations and remarks in reviews.
  • The opinion of each Editorial Board member, formed upon analysis of the article, the reviews and the opinion of the Editor-in-Chief.

The Editorial Board may require additional review of any article.


For publication, participants should submit their papers to the Conference Secretariat before September 16, 2019. The papers should not exceed two pages in formats Surname.doc and Surname.pdf in one of the languages of the conference (Ukrainian, Russian and English).

Text materials should be written using Microsoft Office Word, 14 pt font size, Times New Roman font, single line spacing, 7-mm indention, and built-in editor for formulas. Top, bottom, left and right margins should be 20 mm each.

The authors are responsible for the content of the thesis.


  1. The title of the paper (with bold capital letters).
  2. The authors (scientific ranks, initials, surname with bold italic).
  3. The name of the organization (city) they represent (with italic).
  4. The body of the paper.



Materials of researches dealing with modern problems of higher efficiency and improved freight transportation, maintenance and repair of rolling stock, information technologies, communications and railway transport management, building and track maintenance on Ukrainian railways from railway transport and industry specialists are accepted for publication.

The Collected Papers are included in the Catalogue of printed (electronic) periodical issues within the Catalogue of Academic Specialized Publications in Ukraine, where the results of Doctoral and Candidate of Sciences dissertations can be published (Order #1328 (appendix 8) of Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine of 21.12.2015).

The editorial board of “Collected scientific papers of Ukrainian State University of Railway Transport” addresses the authors interested in publishing their papers and asks them to follow the requirements from the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

The papers which do not meet the requirements are not accepted for publication in Collected Papers.

1. The structure of the papers.

UDC (in the top left corner).
The title of the article is typed in Roman capital letters in Ukrainian, Russian or English.
The authors (academic title, initials and surname) are typed in Ukrainian, Russian or English.
The abstract length in Ukrainian or Russian is 50 words, and expended abstract in English is 150 words.
The word ‘abstract’ should not be written. Keywords are typed in Ukrainian, Russian or English and should not exceed 10 words (after each abstract).

The article parts

Introduction. It can indicate the branch of knowledge (production) of the study, relevant character of the problem the author presents.

The analysis of recent studies and publications of specialists dealing with the problem; statement of parts of the general problem unsolved before.

The objective and task of the study. Statement of objectives of the article (statement of the task); the objective of the study, the basic material with sufficient substantiation of the results obtained.

The main part of the study. The examples of practical solutions (results of the experiments, graphs, diagrams, etc.) which help estimate the adequacy of proposed theoretical solutions and their practical value.

Conclusions from the study and prospects, further development in the field. (text follows …)

The list of sources used with compulsory references to them in the text [1, p.23]. The bibliographical description should be arranged according to the State Standard Specification ДСТУ ГОСТ 7.1:2006 “Standards in information, library science and publishing. Bibliographic record. Bibliographic description. General requirements and rules.

The list of the sources has to include references to articles according to the subject of the study, published in international journals indexed in Scopus. The referred journals can be checked on

The list of the sources should be followed by information about the authors in two languages (the language of the article and English): surname, name, patronymic name, academic level, academic rank, department, division and full name of the organization where the author works or studies, contact telephone.

2. Formatting requirements:

All papers should be written using Microsoft Office Word, Times New Roman font, 14 pt font size, single line spacing, formulas should be created with the Microsoft Word editor, tables should be created with MS Excel).

Figures to the text should be created in the jpg format. Margins (top, bottom, left and right) should be 20mm each. The figures should be indicated as Fig.1 (under the figure).

The authors are responsible for the content and translation of the article.

3. The following should be submitted:

  1. A covering letter with the permit for publication (if the article is submitted from another organization).
  2. A printed version of the article.
  3. An electron version of the article should be sent to the editorial staff via e-mail or submitted via a flash drive.
  4. An excerpt from the minutes of the meeting of the department (organization) recommending the article for publication.