The 11th UIC ERTMS World Conference to be held on 1-3 April 2014 in Istanbul is being prepared by UIC in close cooperation with Turkish State Railways TCDD and the main railway suppliers represented within UNIFE.

This global conference, following a successful edition held in Stockholm in 2012, is due to attract to Turkey several hundreds of participants, among them decision-makers from the transport policy and rail transport world, representatives of international institutions, European bodies, governments, the rail industry, etc. The main conference theme is “ ERTMS – Optimizing Rail Investments Worldwide”. The ERTMS World Conference in Istanbul will provide a unique opportunity to be informed about the latest development in terms of deployment of the interoperable traffic management system ERTMS (in Europe and worldwide), a system including the two components ETCS (standardized train control system) and GSM-R (radio communications system for railways).

Representatives of international media are cordially invited to attend this world conference, provided they registered via the Media Registration Form and were duly accredited by the organizers (UIC for the international media and Turkish State railways TCDD for the Turkish media).

Press releases will be regularly issued by UIC to provide information on the preparation of this conference.

Contact for Media in UIC is following: [email protected]