GENERAL INFORMATION

UIC (International Union of Railways), TCDD ( Turkish State Railways) and CMSProject are currently preparing the 10th UIC World Congress on High Speed Rail planned in May 2018 in Ankara, Turkey. During this Congress, some parallel sessions will be held, occupying 5-time slots in the program (to be finalized). 

Call for Papers will be launched on 14 August 2017 and closed on 15 October 2017.


Organization of the parallel sessions

The parallel sessions will be held in 5 different rooms respectively dedicated to the following Topics:

- Infrastructure
- Railway systems
- Stations
- Trains
- Operations

Each Topic will be developed according to 5 successive Stages relating to the planning, the design, the construction, the operations & maintenance and finally the ex-post evaluation including the socio-economic and environmental aspects.

This leads to the following organization which may evolve according to the number and the quality of the Abstracts relating to each Topic and Stage.

 

Organization of parallel sessions

  Parallel sessions
A
Parallel sessions
B
Parallel sessions
C
Parallel sessions
D
Parallel sessions
E
Topics / Stages Infrastructure Railway System Stations Trains Commercial Operations
Slot 1 Feasibility & Planning Expected
Performances & Planning
Location Definition
& Real estate management
Expected Performance & Specification Demand Forecasting & Service Definition
Slot 2 Design Design & System Integration Functionality & Design Design Marketing & Business Model
Slot 3 Construction Construction Testing & Certification Architecture & Construction Manufacuring & Certification Operation & Customer Support
Slot 4 Maintenance and renewal Maintenance and renewal Maintenance and renewal Operations & Maintenance
and disposal
Performance & Sustainable Delivery
Slot 5 Financing & Economic and legal scheme Financing & Economic and legal scheme Ownership Financing & Economic and legal scheme Life cycle Ownership Financial cost Revenues External impacts
& Ex ante/post Profitability

 

 

 



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