On 20 October 2015 the SMGG meeting took place in Marrakech, in conjunction with the Nextstation2015 conference, at the kind invitation of ONCF.
SMGG is the UIC group dedicated to railway stations. It comprises station managers of UIC members.
UIC members represented at the meeting were: ADIF, ONCF, NSB, RFI, RZD, the Spanish railway foundation and Japanese Railways.
UIC Headquarters was represented by Iñaki Barrón (Director of the High Speed and Passenger Department) and Marc Guigon (Senior Advisor for Passenger Transport).
The main points discussed at the SMGG meeting were:
- The leaflet concerning information and signage in stations (413) will be updated and extended at global level.
- Governance of stations. RZD and UIC proposed documents describing the different types of governance for stations
- Point on the Nextstation2015 conference
The next meetings will take place in Madrid on 15 December, then in Paris on 2 February 2016.