International Rail Freight Conference

Conference Overview

Term: 23-25 March 2011
Venue: Clarion Congress Hotel Prague****
Czech Republic
Languages: English, Russian, Czech, Chinese
Speakers: Railway top experts, Representatives of railway (Cargo) companies, Successful project managers, UIC, OSJD, IBS, CCTT, CIT, UNIFE, Ministry of Railways China etc.
Social Events: Gala-Evening (Day 1)
and Czech Beer Dinner (Day 2)
Opportunities: Shopping centre and underground to the city centre directly at the hotel

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Expert Program

  • A trip by a nostalgic train with a steam engine (475.179) Prague – Karlstejn castle – Prague

10 reasons why you are not missing this event and will come to Prague

  • Participants will be leading experts in rail transport and, above all, successful business leaders and influential business organizations
  • Participation of senior representatives of RZD Russian Railways, DB Schenker Rail, PKP Cargo, CD Cargo, ZSSK Cargo, Ukrainian, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan Railways, etc. and representatives of the European Commission and Parliament
  • Event is held under the auspices of the UIC, OSJD and CIFA and partnership with CIT, OTIF, CCTT, UNIFE, BIC, EIA, IBS and ACRI
  • Large delegation of Chinese railway industry headed by CIFA, China International Freight Forwarder Association
  • Conference languages: English, Russian, Czech and Chinese
  • Rich accompanying program, Gala Evening and the Czech-Beer Dinner in the well known Czech restaurant "U Fleku"
  • A trip by a nostalgic train with visit of the most beautiful Czech castle Karlstejn
  • Signing of a Memorandum on mutual understanding on issues of cooperation in rail transport during the Gala Evening
  • Prague is beautiful, the conference will be a real cultural, social and commercial bridge between Asia and Europe and everyone important in the European and Asian rail business will attend
  • Your participation will bring benefits for your company and will mean confirmation of the importance of the event

Conference Topics

  • Situation after the global crisis
  • Successful projects and case studies
  • Perspective of transport of containers
  • Trans-Asian Railway Network
  • Infrastructure, wide gauge corridors
  • Interoperability and TSI TAF status
  • Logistic and intermodal terminals
  • Cross-border stations
  • Importance of ports and their widening
  • Information technology, Data exchange
  • Commodity price impact on transport
  • Tariffs, prices and their stability
  • Railway and customs legislative
  • New technologies


UIC, International Union of RailwaysOSJD, Organisation for Co-operation between RailwaysCIFA, China International Freight Forwarders Association


CIT, International Rail Transport CommitteeOTIF, Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by RailUNIFE, The European Rail IndustryCCTT, Coordina ting Council on Transsiberian TransportationBureau International des Containers et du Transport Intermodal (B.I.C.)RAILTEC 2011, Taiwan International Conference on Railway Technology, 4-5 August 2011, TaipeiIBS, Comunity of interest of railway forwarding agentsAssociation of the Czech Railway IndustrySpráva železniční dopravní cestyČeské dráhyMinistry of Transport of the Czech Republic


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