Tuesday 2 March 2021

Programme for the third International Railway Standardisation Conference

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The third International Standardisation Conference will take place as a video conference from 10.30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on 16 March. The topic of the conference is: “How can standardisation help to evolve a sustainable railway?”. UIC members will exchange their experience and practices around sustainable mobility.

Sustainability has moved from being a “nice-to-have” to a strategic imperative, and companies and authorities have evolved accordingly in their approach.

  • How can UIC members address sustainable development challenges?
  • How does standardisation help?
  • How can railway companies and industries use standards to attain sustainable goals?
  • What standards are used?

The topics to be discussed include hydrogen, low-carbon fuels and climate change, amongst others.


  • Kenji Murasaki, Deputy Director, JR-East HQ
  • Sirous Sayyah Saharkhiz, Iranian Railways
  • Name to be confirmed, RZD
  • Theresa Romanosky, Assistant General Counsel, Association of American Railroads (AAR)
  • Lucie Anderton, Chief Sustainability Officer, UIC

View the full programme at


For further information, please contact: standardisation@uic.org.

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