Topic: International Union of Railways (UIC)

UIC launches new real-time ticket control system

The International Union of Railways (UIC) has made a significant step towards real-time control of passenger tickets. With the help of Dutch company Hit Rail, it launched the Electronic Ticket Control Database (ETCD) that allows...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

UIC issues two FRMCS specifications

The International Union of Railways (UIC) has released two important specifications related to the Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS), the successor of GSM-R. They are about the requirements for the on-board equipment and its...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

UIC defines priorities until 2022

The International Union of Railways (UIC) has unveiled its Work Programme for 2020 – 2022. It defines five strategic priorities of the organisation in the coming years: promotion of railways internationally, development of specifications and...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Eurostar, Thalys and TGV trains at Brussel-Zuid station, source: Maarten Otto via Flickr

Coronavirus impact on railways: 18 March

RailTech continues to cover the influence of coronavirus on the European rail sector. Below you can find some highlights of Wednesday, 18 March. The updates from Tuesday, 17 March, are available here. (more…)Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Francois Davenne Director General of UIC, source: © UIC / J. Jem

New Director General of UIC takes office

On 1 July François Davenne has officially taken office as new Director General of International Union of Railways (UIC). He will serve a chairman of the organisation during a four-year mandate. Mr Davenne will replace...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Dennis Schut, center, UIC Innovation Awards

UIC Innovation Awards is looking for candidates

The International Union of Railways (UIC) Innovation Awards is seeking candidates for the 4th edition of the Innovation Awards, to be held on December 6th in Paris. RailTech talked to UIC Research Manager Dennis Schut....Read more
|Comment|author: Carlijn Kruidhof

RailTech Europe 2017 – Day Three review

The third and final day of RailTech Europe 2017 was based on Predictive Maintenance of Rail Infrastructure, and its increasing importance in delivering efficient working practices, cost savings and enhanced safety. Launching proceedings was Marc Antoni,...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy