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11th International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA)

Date: 2 September 2017 - 6 September 2017

Location:
Cape Town International Convention Centre
1 Lower Long St
Cape Town
8001
South Africa

Website: ihha2017.co.za/registration

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: +27 21 836 8315

“Advancing Heavy Haul Technologies and Operations in a Changing World”

The International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA), in partnership with Transnet and the South African Heavy Haul Association (SAHHA), will be hosting its 11th International Heavy Haul Association Conference, on 2 – 6 September 2017, at the prestigious Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa.

The conference will include presentations of technical papers in research and development areas such as Rolling Stock, Railway Infrastructure and Operations; a technical Workshop to be held 2 days before the conference where international railway technical experts will present selected topics within the Infrastructure and Rolling Stock Fields; Technical Tours for delegates involving site visits to Transnet’s Heavy Haul railways and ports; and Social Tours for delegates and partners to visit tourist attractions in Cape Town.

A Technical Track Workshop will be hosted before the start of the conference. The workshop will feature international railway technical experts who will present on selected topics within the Infrastructure and Rolling Stock fields. The Workshop will be based on the book published by IHHA – Guidelines to Best Practices for Heavy Haul Railway Operations: Infrastructure Construction and Maintenance Issues.

It will run over one and a half days from 2 to 3 September 2017 and is available at an additional registration fee.

Space is limited to 250 delegates, book now to avoid disappointment.

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