The end of fossil fuels in the railway sector UIC best practice workshop

UIC organises a workshop that will be dealing with strategies, experience and projects to avoid carbon dioxide (CO2), nitrogen oxides (NOx) and particulate matter (PM) emissions by phasing out diesel traction and implementing new technologies in order to improve railways emission factors.
The workshop will take place in Zürich on 13 November 2019.

Important note: An Energy and CO2 Network Meeting will follow the workshop the day after (on 14 November) in the same venue from 9h to 15h. Participation is restricted to UIC members.

Highlights

11h – 17h, Lunch 12h35, Coffee break 15h25.

  • 10:40 - Signing in
  • 11:00 - Workshop starts: welcome and introduction
  • Biofuels
    by RZD and DB
  • Future trains & alternatives for electrification,
    by DB, SNCF and the Norwegian Railway Directorate
  • Energy storage
    by SBB
  • Tools to decide strategic technology orientations
    by InfraBel and SNCF
  • Government point of view
    by Dutch Ministry of Water, Traffic and Environment (Rijkswaterstaat (RWS))
  • Questions and discussion
  • 17:00 - End of the workshop

Draft Agenda

Draft Workshop Agenda - Updated 12Nov2019

- PDF - 348.3 kb

See the document

Venue

SBB AG
Human Resources – Bildung SBB
Bildungszentrum Region Ost
Hohlstrasse 532
8048 Zürich
Switzerland

Registration

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