Beijing Jiaotong University, a national key university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education, jointly supported by the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Transport, Beijing Municipal Government and China Railway Corporation, is also an active contributor to the development of the “National 211 Project” and the “985 Innovative Platforms for Key Disciplines Project”. The Collaborative Innovation Centre for Rail Transit Safety, established by BJTU, is one of the first 14 collaborative centers recognized by the Chinese government as part of the “National 2011 Projects”. BJTU was one of the first universities selected into the ‘Double First-Class’ National Initiative and has already accomplished its first set of development tasks. The university’s achievements in world-class ‘Smart Transportation’ discipline in particular has gained wide recognition among examining experts and authorities.
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