Information published on 6 July 2010 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 194.

CREAM Final Conference to be held in Brussels on 4 November

Customer-driven Rail-freight services on a European mega-corridor based on Advanced business and operating Models

UIC, HaCon Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH and the CREAM partners have the pleasure to announce the CREAM Final Conference in Brussels (Belgium) on 4 November 2010.

Participants will have the opportunity of gaining an exclusive and comprehensive one-day insight into this collaborative rail freight research project, summarising the results and achievements on rail freight logistics on the corridor from Western Europe through to South East Europe and the Middle-East. The latest developments and good practice on this important European rail and freight axis will be presented as well as the most promising new technologies and advanced business and operating models.

Conference Highlights

  • Successfully implemented rail freight services on the CREAM corridor
  • Quality manuals for rail services
  • Innovative telematic solutions
  • The latest technical developments (e.g. semi-trailers in unaccompanied intermodal transport chains, semi-trailers for unaccompanied intermodal carriage of plate glass and the dual-power locomotive)

The conference will conclude with a reflection on the day’s outcomes and look at which developments are likely to occur in the R&D field in the coming years. Simultaneous interpretation will be offered into German and English.

We kindly invite you to save the date in your diaries! Please find all information on the official CREAM website http://www.cream-project.eu or contact Lars Deiterding (HaCon) lars.deitering@hacon.de or Enno Wiebe (UIC) wiebe@uic.org Online-registration will start in July 2010.