UIC-KORAIL Training Session 2022

31 October - 4 November, Seoul, Korea

Railway’s Role and National Supports against COVID-19


The goals of the program are to share knowledge and best practices, to discuss better solutions and to find ways to cooperate. The main themes are:

  • Changes and measurement to COVID-19 in railway
  • Railway’s role to COVID-19
  • Railway operation change and issues
  • Support to the National measurement to COVID-19

We hope that it will be a great opportunity for all of you to broaden the understanding of UIC Asia-Pacific railway and strengthen cooperation among the members.

Brochure Training Session Seoul 2022

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Sunday, October 30, 2022
Arrival at Korea

Monday, October 31, 2022

09:30 Meet in the lobby of Hotel and move to Seoul Station
10:00-10:10 Introduction of Training Program
Speaker: KORAIL
10:10-10:30 Introduction of UIC
Speaker: UIC
10:30-11:00 Introduction of Korean railway
Speaker: KORAIL
11:00-11:20 Coffee Break
11:20 11:50 Activities of UIC COVID TF, New Normal study
Speaker: UIC
12:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00 16:00 Participants` Presentations about changes and measurement to COVID-19 in railway
Speaker: Each participant
16:00- 16:20 Coffee Break
16:30 17:20 Technical Visit (Seoul Station)
Speaker: KORAIL

18:00 Dinner

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

08:30 Meet in the lobby of Hotel and move to Seoul Station
09:00-10:10 Move to KORAIL HQ by KTX
10:30-11:20 KORAIL`s activities against COVID-19
Railway operation change and issues
Support to the National measurement to COVID-19
Speaker: KORAIL
11:40-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:40 How to boost Passenger Preference for Rail after COVID19:
Speaker: DB or SNCF (TBC)
15:00-16:00 Technical Visit (Train Control Center)

16:20 17:30 Move to Seoul by KTX

Wednesday, November 2, 2022
08:40 Meet in the lobby of Hotel and move to Gwangmyeong Station
09:30-11:30 Transport service for passengers from other nations
Process of transport passengers
Visiting the related station and riding related trains
Speaker: KORAIL
11:40-13:00 Lunch
13:00-17:50 Seoul city tour

Thursday, November 3, 2022
08:20 Meet in the lobby of Hotel and move to Seoul Station
09:50-10:30 European case 1: Measurement against revenue loss in passenger service and national support to railway operators
Speaker: SBB (TBC)
10:30-10:50 Coffee Break
10:50-11:30 European case 2: Changes in passenger service and security in passenger movement during COVID-19
Speaker: DB or SNCF (TBC)
11:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:20 Human Resources Development system of KORAIL or High-speed train (KTX) depot
Speaker: KORAIL
14:30-16:00 Technical Visit (HRD Institute of KORAIL) or High-speed train (KTX) depot

Friday November 4, 2022
08:20 Meet in the lobby of Hotel and move to Seoul Station
09:00-10:00 Discussion on Railway`s role to COVID-19 and review of the sessions
10:00- 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-12:00 Certificate Ceremony and luncheon

* The program is subject to change according to KORAIL`s situation. The final program will be informed soon.




Seoul and Daejeon, Korea


The accommodation will be booked by KORAIL. Details of accommodation will be given to the participants before the session starts, which will be close to Seoul station.


Complimentary Offerings for UIC Asia-Pacific members only.
Expenses for only one person per Asia-Pacific member will be provided complimentarily.

A. The expenses are as follows:

1. Registration fee
2. Economy class airfare (Round trips): a copy of your passport will be required to reserve your airline tickets.
3. Accommodations for 6 nights and 7 days
4. Meal
5. Local transportation within only the official schedule

B. All the other expenses except for "A" are in charge to the participant.
If a member from UIC Asia-Pacific region wants to send more than one participant, UIC-KORAIL will provide the expenses as follows:

  • for one person: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 of "A"
  • for others: 1, 4 and 5 of "A"

Registration fee for other UIC members: 500 Euros
Registration fee for non UIC members: 700 Euros

Conditions for Participation
The Training Session is targeted at persons interested in acquiring a comprehensive overview of the Railway’s Role and National Supports against COVID-19. Due to these principles, the attendance to ALL the sessions is therefore mandatory.


UIC: Ms. Béatrice Ségéral: segeral@uic.org
KORAIL: Mr. An Hyunmin: hma0813@korail.com; Ms. Sujin YOON : sweetyoon@korail.com; Mr. Beom Inchul: beom@uic.org

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