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.
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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.
The number of rail accidents, the severity of collisions, and fatalities and injuries within Europe are recorded and analysed in the UIC’s safety report.
The main objective of the agreement is to maximise the use of available resources and avoid duplication of work; improving the cost effectiveness and competitiveness of rail.
An individual with impressive experience in the transport industry has been appointed as the new Chairman of the International Union of Railways (UIC).
Held in Vienna, Austria, chief executive officers from various European railways are meeting to ensure future employees will be trained to a high standard…
At the UIC’s 92nd General Assembly in Madrid on 4 July 2018, François Davenne was appointed as the worldwide organisation of rail’s new Director General.
UIC, the Worldwide Railway Organisation, confirms partnership with Intelligent Transport and Global Railway Review
On 22 May 2018, Director General of the International Union of Railways (UIC), Jean-Pierre Loubinoux, signed a wide-ranging new partnership with Russell Publishing, the independent, international publishers of Intelligent Transport and Global Railway Review...