Infrastructure managers from all over Europe have participated in the UIC “DRONE4RAIL – Harmonised methodology for drone/UAV uses for bridge inspection” project to research the use of drones (UAS – Unmanned Aerial Systems) for railway bridge inspections. In order to ensure the long-term performance of bridges, it is necessary to […]
2nd African Rail Digital Congress hosted by UIC and SNCFT, as African Union of Railways (AUR), in Tunis on 17-20 October 2022, united about 100 participants representing railway networks from different countries of the continent. After the 1st congress in Cape Town in 2019, UIC organized the event to exchange […]
The International Union of Railways (UIC) and the National Society of Railways of Morocco (ONCF) during the InnoTrans 2022 exhibition announced the 11th World Congress on High-Speed Rail (WCHSR), which will be held from 7 to 10 March 2023 in the city of Moroccan. Marrakech (Morocco). About 1,500 experts are […]
After two years of online activity, the UIC Passenger Department is eager and delighted to be holding the fifth Training on Commuter and Regional Train Services, in-person, at UIC HQ in Paris. OBJECTIVES Offer an accurate and comprehensive overview of Commuter and Regional Train Systems all around the world and […]
Due to emerging trends, rail may have the strength to position itself as one of the preferred choices of transport of the future, helping to solve many longstanding challenges in passenger transport. This report examines passenger rail’s current status and the measures operators have taken to restore rail travel to […]
The 2nd African Rail Digital Congress entitled “Accelerating digital transformation in Africa: what are the challenges for railways?”, will take place on the 17th – 20th October 2022 in Tunis. After the first congress took place in 2019 in Cape Town, this summit will bring together railway executives, politicians, industry […]
The Harmotrack Project aims to define future international technical specifications or recommendations on the use of dynamic measurements, mainly on accelerations, for track monitoring and maintenance cost reduction.