Information published on 9 July 2013 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 355.

ERTMS Training 2014 – Register now!

22 – 24 January 2014, UIC HQ Paris

  • Training
  • ERTMS

We are pleased to inform you that the ERTMS Training will be held from 22 – 24 January 2014 at Paris UIC HQ.
The European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) is a “major European industrial project” to enhance cross-border interoperability and signalling procurement by creating a single Europe-wide standard for railway signalling with the final aim of improving the competitiveness of the rail sector. The ERTMS Training Programme aims at giving a complete overview of the ERTMS system at international level.

The training, led by experts in the field and keynote speakers, addresses:

  • Managers in decision-making posts in the transport sector in general and in the railways in particular
  • Staff of ministries and local authorities
  • Academic institutions, consultants, technical and economic associations and organisations

Key themes

  • Traffic Management System
  • European background and legal framework
  • European Railway Agency (ERA) control process
  • ERTMS worldwide implementation
  • ERTMS system evolution and specific solutions (Regional, Limited Supervision, In-fill ...)
  • Working session on an ERTMS onboard simulator
  • The benefits of this training include:
  • Complete overview of ERTMS in all its features
  • How it works and its main components (ETCS European Train Control System, GSM-R Global System for Mobile Communications for Railways, Interlockings)
  • Experience gained by commercial application (ETCS, GSM-R)
  • Corridor approach
  • Contribution of ERTMS to a sustainable transport system (capacity, safety, economics, open ETCS)

To ensure the training is of high quality, places are limited. Register quickly to benefit from the reduced Early-Bird fee!

Programme and registration at the following address:
http://www.uic.org/spip.php?article3134

For further information please contact Meryem Belhaj, Senior Advisor – International Training & Human Factors: belhaj@uic.org