Social programme

Tuesday 3 September

A welcome reception will be held on the evening of Tuesday 3 September in the Exhibition Centre.

Wednesday 4 September
A buffet reception will be held on the evening of Wednesday 4 September in the Exhibition Centre.

Thursday 5 September
The conference dinner will be held at the National Railway Museum (Leeman Road, York, YO26 4XJ).
Coach transfers between the University of York and the National Railway Museum will be provided.


The National Railway Museum in York has the largest collection of railway objects in the world and attracts over 700,000 visitors per year. The National Railway Museum's collection includes over 300 locomotives and rolling stock, 628 coins and medals, 4899 pieces of railway uniform and costume, railway equipment, documents, records, artwork and railway related photographs.

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline (oral):
    (extended to) 28 March 2013
  • Abstract submission deadline (poster):
    31 May 2013
  • Early registration deadline:
    2 August 2013
  • Paper submission deadline:
    (extended to) 16 August 2013
  • Registration deadline:
    28 August 2013


Conference Handbook (PDF,2.5MB)