Tuesday 15 January 2019

7th International Conference on Railway Stations “UIC nextstation” to be held from 11 – 13 November 2019 in Tehran

“Railway Stations Boosting the City"

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The 7th International Conference on Railway Stations “NEXTSTATION” 2019 will take place in Tehran from 11 – 13 November 2019, at the Parsian Azadi Hotel.

The conference will include a technical visit to Esfahan on 13 November 2019, with a special NEXTSTATION flight from Tehran to Esfahan just after the end of the congress.

The topics of the conference’s parallels sessions, which will be held on 11 and 12 November at the Parsian Azadi Hotel, were decided during the last two Scientific committees between RAI, SMGG Members and the UIC Passenger Department.
The titles of the parallel sessions are as follows:

1 Station management and station financing
2 Sustainability and energy efficiency
3 Mobility, Accessibility and Interconnectivity
4 Services & Commercial
5 Interaction between stations and cities
6 Station Design
7 Safety & Security
8 Smart Technology

The conference will comprise two Round Tables.

The first Round Table topic will be on the subject of “Rail based city”.
The Second Round Table topic will be on the subject of “Generating added value for cities: main challenges”.

A dedicated website for the event will be available in the comings weeks, with all information related to the conference: general information, the programme of speakers, which will be updated regularly, as well as online registration.
The website will also provide information about:

  • Sponsoring package proposals in order to promote your company during the conference
  • The exhibition area

For further information please contact Marc Guigon, Director of the UIC Passenger Department:


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