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Railway Engineering Science

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Railway Engineering Science is an international peer-reviewed open-access journal focusing on cutting-edge fundamental research and emerging technologies of rail transit systems.
  • Covering high-speed railways, heavy-haul railways, urban rail transit, maglev train system, evacuated tube (e.g., hyperloop) transportation, etc.
  • Presenting an attractive mix of authoritative and comprehensive reviews, original articles on cutting-edge research, editorials, etc.
  • Pursuing high quality of publications with high visibility
  • Offering rapid review and publication of articles free of charge
  • Wanming Zhai
Impact factor
6.3 (2022)
5 year impact factor
6.3 (2022)
Submission to first decision (median)
8 days
403,273 (2023)

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  1. Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
  2. Baidu
  4. CNKI
  6. Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - GoOA
  7. DOAJ
  8. Dimensions
  9. EBSCO
  10. EI Compendex
  11. Emerging Sources Citation Index
  12. Google Scholar
  13. INSPEC
  14. Naver
  15. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  16. Portico
  17. ProQuest
  18. SCImago
  19. SCOPUS
  20. TD Net Discovery Service
  21. Transport Research International Documentation(TRID)
  22. UGC-CARE List (India)
  23. Wanfang
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