Tuesday 29 October 2013
Sustainable Development

SUSTRAIL Mid-Term Conference “The Sustainable “Freight vehicle – Track” System (4 December 2013, UIC HQ, Paris)

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Why you should attend?

  • You represent a freight operator
  • You represent an infrastructure manager
  • You manage freight rolling stock
  • You are a wagon owner
  • You are a supplier of infrastructure or rolling stock equipment
  • You are a rolling stock manufacturer

And you are interested to know how to support the freight railway in regaining a primary position in freight transport.
Then the SUSTRAIL Mid-Term conference will interest you as this will be the opportunity to know more about the major results achieved by the project over the last 24 months. It will also be the occasion to be informed on the project’s upcoming activities and on the exploitation of the project results.
The topics covered will include:

Integrated approach for an increased performance in the freight rail system
Current and future trends in freight systems and freight traffic flows
Novel wheel profiles and improved breaking systems
Improved bogie design and lightweight body shell
Condition monitoring for the freight rail vehicle and for the rail track
Performance based design principles towards a “zero” maintenance track
LCC and RAMS analysis
Novel business models, including user and environmental benefits, and technical implementation

This event is totally free of charge and will be hosted by UIC at its HQ in Paris.
For more information and to register online, please click here:

For further information please contact Isabelle De Keyzer: dekeyzer@uic.org

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