Tuesday 22 February 2022

Save the date: 7th African Railway Thursdays webinar to be held on Thursday 24 February 2022 from 11.00 am to 13.30 CET, focusing on “Freight resilience, railway logistics & the new challenges for its repositioning”

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Rail freight transport is a major driver of our economies, territorial development and acceleration of the ecological transition.

The topics to be discussed by experts and operators during the seventh African Railway Thursdays webinar include:

  • Future issues and challenges for freight, a strategic activity that has demonstrated its resilience, importance and usefulness during the pandemic;
  • The role of modal shift to support the objectives of sustainable development by 2050;
  • How to ensure better rail-port coordination;
  • The role of corridors as a means of developing international logistics;
  • Latest tools and innovations to strengthen the positioning of freight and logistics in the land transport market.

To find out more about the programme and speakers and to register, please visit

For more information on the activities of UIC Africa, please contact Maria Lafont, lafont@uic.org

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