2nd Edition of the UIC Standardisation Awards

8 February 2022

General information

Standardisation has played a key role and must be increasingly considered as a core element in developing the business model of the railways of tomorrow. The IRSs that are produced by the UIC (the same as the Leaflets that they are replacing) play a key role in this evolution and make a strong contribution to economic development, the innovation of mobility as a service and in building common rules for the good of the interoperable, efficient and attractive railways of tomorrow.

  • Venue: UIC HQ
  • Date: 8 February 2022, from 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm

Context and purpose

Through these awards, it is the UIC’s objective to support and promote excellence in user-friendly, business-sensitive documents that support the efficiency of railway operations including new IRS and/or the migration from Leaflets to IRSs:

  • Development of this process of migration
  • The cooperation between forum/platform/department and working groups
  • The international cooperation between stakeholder companies
  • The promotion and attraction of leading experts from different countries
  • Recognition of the work undertaken by the experts their willing involvement
  • Importance of standardisation for railway operations


  1. Forums and Platforms and their Working groups
  2. Working with external partners
  3. Excellence in the evolution of the railway system


  • Standardisation Interfaces
  • Innovation with Value Added
  • Business-Oriented
  • Proficiently Developed

Awards Rules

Awards Rules 2nd Edition

- PDF - 521.5 kb


Call for abstracts

The call for IRS is now open. Your submissions have to be received before 4 January 2022.

This can be changed later by mail to standardisation@uic.org



If you have any questions, please contact standardisation@uic.org

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