The new Electronic Ticket Control Database (ETCD) will improve the ability of railway companies to issue and control rail passenger tickets across multiple countries and will increase security and help prevent fraud.
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The joint statement highlights the importance of the transportation sector and suggests best practice measures to ensure its continuity amidst COVID-19.
The UIC's 2020 to 2022 Work Programme aims to give a global overview of the key challenges, events and deliverable projects for rail that it will focus on.
The UIC has created a COVID-19 Task Force dedicated to providing the rail industry with concrete measures amidst the rapidly spreading viral outbreak.
The consortium consists of seven European partners who have been selected for the delivery of a new Horizon 2020-funded Shift2Rail programme, 4SECURail.
The Memorandum of Understanding between IATA and UIC outlines that both parties will work to support intermodal travel and interoperability.
Accidents and numbers of victims has decreased by almost 17 per cent between 2013 and 2018, with a two per cent improvement from 2017, according to UIC.
Global Railway Review is delighted to welcome three new members to its growing Editorial Advisory Board – Maggie Simpson, Director General of the Rail Freight Group (RFG); Maria Price, Expert – Technical Interoperability Department at the Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF); and Darren Caplan, Chief Executive of…
Dr. Marc Antoni is due to step down as Director of the Rail System Department and as such the UIC has announced the name of his successor.
At the UIC's General Assembly held on 25 June 2019 in Budapest, François Davenne was officially announced as the association's new Director General, with his appointment taking effect on 1 July 2019 for a four-year mandate.
The objective of the UIC Latin America Regional Assembly can be summarised as the “creation of a professional environment that maximises the potential in available competencies, guaranteeing value for money for our members”.
As modern rail distribution systems are itinerary-driven, providing data to MERITS will enhance the opportunity to sell tickets.
The UIC has participated in the IEA ‘Future of Rail’ report in New Delhi, which includes a central focus on India, where rail is the dominant mode of transport.
On the 25 October 2018, two driver advisory systems (DAS) were successfully tested on Thalys trains operating between Paris and Amsterdam. Now, the team behind project SFERA prepares to analyse the findings as the project nears completion.
The ‘open’ nature of stations and trains continually make them targets for terrorist attacks. But with project SHERPA, coordinated by the UIC, key players in the railway sector are coming together and focus on various actions that will help railways cope better with present and future threats.