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REMINDER: 119 days to go the 14th International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) 9 June 2022, Denver (USA)

SAVE THE DATE and Call for papers ILCAD Launch Conference: deadline: 1 March 2022

  • Posted On: 9 February 2022

International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) is a worldwide initiative to improve awareness for level crossing safety. Since 2009, the campaign has been spearheaded by the International Union of Railways (UIC), the worldwide railway organisation, with the support of the railway community around the world.

About 50 countries usually take part in the annual ILCAD campaign.

Each year, a partner country hosts the launch event, where we have the opportunity to share good practices and projects to improve safety and reduce the accident toll.


Shortlists announced for UIC International Sustainable Railway Awards

  • Posted On: 9 February 2022

UIC and IRITS Events are proud to announce the shortlists for the UIC International Sustainable Railway Awards (ISRA) 2022.

ISRA recognises railway projects and initiatives driving social (‘People’), environmental (‘Planet’) and economic (‘Prosperity’) sustainability. The awards are part of UIC’s vision for the future of rail, celebrating and sharing worldwide best practice and promoting growth in the sector.

Long-distance, regional and urban passenger and freight rail operators, infrastructure owners and managers and national and local governments were among those eligible to enter work completed or implemented between 1 January 2020 and 31 October 2021 inclusive.


Mobility post-Covid: an opportunity for rail transport.(UIC)

  • Posted On: 26 January 2022
Compared with other transport modes, the railways have an unprecedented opportunity to strengthen their competitiveness and increase their modal share. Together with UIC, the worldwide rail transport association, Roland Berger unveils its predictions for mobility in 2035 and its recommendations for rail stakeholders.

UIC Symposium 2021 – Watch the full replay The Future of the Railways: Making Modal Shift Desirable

  • Posted On: 19 January 2022
UIC organised the first UIC Symposium, held the 30 November and the 1 December 2021. The replay of the event is now available in a playlist covering the two days of the event.

UIC TopRail Photo Competition 2021 themed around “My Secret Rail Spots”

“Inspiring the world to enjoy sustainable tourism on rail”

  • Posted On: 5 July 2021

As part of the European Year of Rail, UIC is organising a photo competition through its TopRail group (rail tourism) under the theme “My Secret Rail Spots”.

 

The aim of the competition is for railway employees to share their favourite spots from train journeys in order to inspire future passengers to hop on a train and take the same pictures once it becomes possible to travel again.


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