Information published on 10 May 2016 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 497.

Workshop on Energy Efficiency of Parked Trains and Refurbishment of Rolling Stock to be held on 8 June 2016 in the Netherlands

  • Sustainable development

A UIC workshop dedicated to Energy Efficiency of Parked Trains and Refurbishment of Rolling Stock will be held on 8 June at the NS offices in Haarlem, the Netherlands.

This workshop will be an excellent opportunity for managers, advisors and experts to exchange experiences on best practices, procedures and technologies on the management of parked trains regarding energy efficiency and the refurbishment of rail rolling stock.

A first panel will include feedback from UIC members on the management of parked trains aiming to reduce energy consumption. A second session will address the available technologies on the refurbishment of rolling stock focusing on the potential improvements to energy efficiency; this second session will include presentations from the representatives of the supply industry.

The workshop will be an excellent opportunity for railway companies to meet and exchange best practices on all related aspects during the dedicated technical session.

The technical presentations will be followed by fruitful discussions allowing benchmarking as well as sharing best practices and possible challenges.

To secure your participation, please register at the following link:

http://www.uic.org/forms/spip.php?article1485

We look forward to seeing you in Haarlem (Netherlands) on 8 June.

For further information please contact Gabriel Castañares Hernández, Senior Advisor on Energy and CO2:

castanares@uic.org