Manuscript submission


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 2003, 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.