Information published on 21 March 2017 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 540.

RailAdapt Workshop to be held from 27 – 28 April 2017 in London

Hosted by RSSB (Rail Safety and Standards Board)

Context

RailAdapt is a UIC initiative aimed at keeping UIC Members informed and prepared, in support of national Adaptation Plans, UN agreements and EU encouragement to reduce risks and costs whilst improving railways’ resilience in the face of Climate Change. Building resilience in transport has been given a boost since the United Nations climate negotiations in Paris (COP 21) and Marrakech (COP 22), where all of the world governments agreed to develop adaptation plans. Railways will play no small part in this.

UIC is supporting its members by arranging a series of fact-finding and briefing workshops during 2017. UIC is inviting members and other key stakeholders to share experience and outline what support railways have and will need from governments and investors to help make the case and secure funding for improving the resilience of rail services. The findings of the workshop will provide timely input to the reviewed EU strategy on Adaption and associated EU Staff Working Document due to be published in 2018.

For more details about RailAdapt, see the flyer

http://www.uic.org/IMG/pdf/railadapt.pdf

Participants

Regional asset engineers, local operations managers, senior national directors, responsible for long term planning, economics and finance or those interested in corporate risks.

Language
English

Location
RSSB
London

Do not hesitate to register here http://events.uic.org/railadapt-workshop-london

Please know that places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

For further information please contact Nick Craven, Head of the UIC Sustainable Development Unit:

craven@uic.org

Or Marie-Luz Philippe, Advisor for Sustainable Development & UIC African Region:

philippe@uic.org