29 May 2016 - 02 Jun 2016

A unique networking opportunity. Great scientific success for the World Congress on Railway Research - WCRR 2016, held from May 29 to June 2 at the Stella Polare conference center of Fiera Milano. The most important world event on railway research organized by the Italian Ferrovie dello Stato Group that devoted this XI edition to future scenarios in railway transportation up to 2050.

  • 936 abstracts received from 38 different participating countries
  • Over 1800 participants, with top decision maker, researchers and opinion leaders in this sector
  • “Railway Talent”: an opportunity to become a Railway Talent Ambassador, that is a professional
  • researcher or an individual with passion for the railway sector, from any age group, enthusiastically promoting careers, research, education and training in this sector.
  • Over 35 exhibitors

Evaluated abstracts subdivided into 4 sessions, 8 themes and 34 topics
A high number of posters exhibited throughout the event
Board meetings to be organized in Tuscany and South Carolina with marathon meetings for the evaluation of the abstracts and the presentation of the event to the executive committee with representatives from the railway companies from France, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom, the Unites States of America and the International Union of railways; 5 technical visits to the Italian best-in-class industrial areas in the railway sector; An exhibition with 9 trains; A press campaign within the framework and the rules of a company with an institutional role; A gala dinner for over 1000 people; A “double” organizing committee like in all international conferences but also double within the LOC: Ferrovie dello Stato and Trenitalia

abstracts splitted into 34 topics
over 1800
Participants and Gala Dinner
Board Meeting in South Carolina