The 15th World Conference on Transport Research (WCTR) will be held at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, India, during 26-31 May 2019. IIT Bombay is one of the premier institutes in India, established for the development of technical education in the country. For the last 40 years, WCTR has been organised every three years by the WCTR Society. The conference aims to bring together academics, practitioners, managers, and policymakers from around the world to share cutting-edge research and advances in state-of-practice. The conference also includes special sessions, technical tours, an exhibition and social events. This knowledge event provides a unique opportunity for experts to exchange ideas in all areas of transport research. Within this frame, on 26th May the WCTRS-Y (Young Researcher’s Conference) will take place. WCTRS-Y is being organised with the sole aim of encouraging young researchers to get hands-on experience in the working of the society, to interact and learn from their seniors, and renovate the society with their stimulating thoughts.