UIC projects

IRS 421

Rules for the consist and braking of international freight trains

Project code: 2016/RSF/496

Project director: Marc ANTONI

Project manager: Sophie SERODON

Contact: Sophie SERODON

Problem to solve: • Improvement and harmonisation of cross-border traffic for more profitable freight business. • Valorization of the TRAINDY software for the calculations and the validation of the extended freight train configurations. Benefits: • Accessibility to standardised Freight train configurations for international traffic. • Unique reference document availability usable for the authorisation procedure. • Reduction of time in the border crossing and simplification/unification of the necessary custom documentation • Extension of the use of the TRAINDY software to the optimisation of train composition

Keywords: Infrastructure, Asia, Europe, Middle East