In April 2017 the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and The Institution of Railway Signal Engineers organise, from 25 April to 27 April, the Stephenson Conference in London. Details you can find here: Stephenson Conference.

The Stephenson Conference is the premier international rail event that brings together academic researchers and industry experts to shine a spotlight on the pioneering work taking place in railway across the globe.

Attend this event to understand the similarities and differences on the rail networks of countries including the UK, USA, Japan, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and many more, along with exclusive case studies detailing how specific research has been used proactively by rail companies to improve their service.

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The Austrian Society for Traffic and Transport Science - Working Committee on Railway Technology (Infrastructure) organises its


21st International ÖVG Convention on Optimising the wheel/rail system – Availability of the infrastructure

and a Seminar on The Development of Rail Defects

Where: Graz, Austria - University of Technology, Rechbauerstraße 12, 8010 Graz, Lecture Hall I

Wenn: 26th September 2017

Info: Optimising the Wheel/Rail System

At the occasion of the seminar the UEEIV organised on the subject of System Engineering Professor Otfried Knoll received his certificate as EURAIL-Ing out of the hands of Wilfried Lorenz, leader of the certification initiative of the UEEIV. (show pictures). Professor Knoll expressed his thanks with this text: (insert file as pdf).   pdf Education of Railway Engineers (26 KB)

His view about eduction of Engineers in the railway is expressed here (in German):  pdf Otfried Knoll, Ausbildung von Eisenbahningenieuren an der Fachhochschule St Pölten (53 KB)


The umbrella organisation of the European railway engineer associations elected a new president

The UEEIV has elected Frans Heijnen as its new president

The Union of European Railway Engineer Associations (UEEIV) has re-elected its board during is tri-annual General Meeting, held on September 14 2014.

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