Information published on 4 October 2016 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 517.

Announcement of the 7th International Conference on Railway History to be held from 2 – 5 November 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey

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The International Railway History Association (IRHA) is organising with the support of UIC and Turkish State Railways (TCDD) the 7th International Conference on Railway History in the historic station of Sirkeci in Istanbul (former station of the Orient-Express, now a railway museum) from 2 – 5 November 2016.
The general theme of this International IRHA historic conference is “Rail Routes from the Baghdad Railway to the New Silk Road, 19th to 21st Centuries – Utopian Dreams, Past Achievements and Future Prospects for Rail Transport between Europe and the Middle and Far East”.

This 7th IRHA conference on Railway History follows successful editions successively held in Semmering, Austria (2004), Lisbon (2006), Bratislava (2009), Mechelen, Belgium (2010), Lviv, Ukraine (2011) and Santiago de Chile (2013).

Participation is free of charge but registration is required.
To register, please contact Paul Véron, Director of Communications, UIC Coordinator for the Middle-East, IRHA Vice chairman,

For further details please consult the programme of the 7th International IRHA-UIC-TCDD Conference on Railway History:


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