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

UIC will participate in the Scandanavian Rail Development Conference on 24 May 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden

Strategy, Funding, Innovation and Regional Co-operation

  • Europe

UIC is pleased to announce that it will participate in this year’s Scandanavian Rail Development Conference on 24 May 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden as partner of the event. Speakers from UIC will include Simon Fletcher, Coordinator of UIC Europe.

The huge investments planned for Scandinavia’s rail networks mean that this region continues to lead the European Rail market. The transport authorities of Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark are well aware that innovative, world class railways serving both the freight and passenger markets are the key to economic growth.

Returning to Stockholm after two years in Oslo, the 2016 Scandinavian Rail Development Conference will bring together the strategists, financiers and innovators, to present and discuss investment plans for the region’s rail networks. With all major freight and passenger railway undertakings represented, alongside each of the infrastructure manufacturers, this is an unmissable conference for all rail professionals with an interest in the Scandinavian rail sector.

Topics this year will include:

Trafikverket: Investments for a new generation of rail travel
Horizon 2020: The DESTination RAIL Project and its implications for the Nordic region
The Norwegian National Transport Plan to 2023
Ensuring the Safety of the Scandinavian Railways
Best Practice in Upgrading Level Crossings
Best in Class ERTMS Deployment
Doubling Denmark’s rail transportation by 2030: Plans and Progress
Sweden’s East Link (Ostlänken)
Sweden’s first high-speed railway
Innovations in Rolling Stock
Maintaining the Region’s Railways
Enhancing Transport Links on Either Side of the Fehmarn Strait
Denmark’s Togfonden Investment Plans
Liikennevirasto Investment Plans

For further information about the conference please visit the dedicated website: