IT & Coding

Information Technology

The Study Group IT is an active working body from the Freight Forum bringing Freight RUs together to share information, to discuss new IT solutions and to improve existing applications.

Within the IT study group, UIC members are acting as project owners dealing close for some issues with the Special Group RAILDATA where some 15 of them are acting as project developers.
Each session and meeting is an opportunity for the delegates to share information and news about the IT industry regarding the supply chain and transport systems.

DIUM-NHM group

The working group DIUM-NHM group is dealing with

These working tools are currently used by the UIC members in their daily business and operations.


The working group GRU reports to the IT SG about problems and solutions detected by the use of the standardized pre-advice messages HERMES. Composition train at the departure are issued through out this system.

The pre-advice message is described in leaflet 404-2.

The 404-2 appendices are published here.

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