• March 2022Modern Railway Track version 4.0 was released at,, and at Apples Books.
  • On 16 July 2019 Coenraad Esveld gave a track maintenance seminar (Picture) in Ankara, Turkey, for Engineers from TCDD and the Tanzanian Railway Authority.
  • On 09-03-2017 four RAILPROF units were shipped via Kumchun System to Korea for KORAIL. See training at KORAIL.
  • Congratulations to Prof. Manuel Melis Maynar with his new book dealing with lateral track train dynamics and the theories of Hertz and Kalker.
  • July 2016. Agreement signed with the Thai Railway Engineering Association for the translation of Modern Railway Track.
  • November 2015, Uithoflijn Utrecht advising the Province of Utrecht
  • Advising Mumbai Metro One on 17 and 18 November on track related issues.
  • University of Rome: SIIV SUMMER SCHOOL 2015, 7th – 11th September 2015, Management and Maintenance of Civil Infrastructures: presentation entitled: Track Maintenance Optimization.
  • Adviser to Yapi Merkezi / Yapiray for track related problems.
  • October 2014 Digital version of Modern Railway Track has been released and is available via,, Amazon and Apple iTunes store.
  • Chinese version of Modern Railway Track was released October 2014.
  • August 2014. All RAILPROF activities have been taken over by RAILPROF INSTRUMENTS. For all services please call at:


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  • On 22 November 2012 Coenraad Esveld gave a seminar for the Serbian Railways in Belgrade, with the title ‘Track Maintenance and Renewal – Best Practice’.
  • Japanese version of Modern Railway Track released May 2011.
  • February 2011. Seminar on high-speed lines in Asia and Europe at the Technical University of Madrid, organized by Prof. Manuel Melis. Contributions from China Prof H. Xia and Prof W. Zhai), Korea (Dr. K. In-Jae), Taiwan (Prof. T.C. Kao), Germany (Prof. Stephan Freudenstein) and The Netherlands (Prof. Coenraad Esveld).
  • CETRA 2010. From 17 -18 May the First International Conference on Road and Rail Infrastructure was held in Opatija, Croatia. Keynote address by Coenraad Esveld entitled Recent Developments in High-Speed Track.
  • 6 October 2009. Article in first Digital Issue of European Railway Review
  • 22-29 November 2008. Site Visit and Advice to Mumbai Railways and Seminar on New Technologies. Advised on maintenance issues and decision support systems for a World Bank project lead by MerMec, Italy.

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