4th World Congress on Rail Training 2017

Date: 5 – 7 April 2017

Location: Berlin, Germany

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://wcrt2017.org/

Event Description:

“Unite, Inspire, Connect”

Further to the success of the previous WCRT editions (over 200 participants from 40 countries (Asia Pacific, Africa, Europe, North America, South America and Middle East) attended the 3rd WCRT in Lisbon in 2015), the UIC together with its partners, DB Training, Learning & Consulting, FS and SNCF, are pleased to announce the fourth UIC World Congress on Rail Training, which will be held at DB Akademie, Potsdam/Berlin, Germany, on 05-07 April 2017.

The World Congress on Rail Training 2017 is organized at the initiative of the UIC Expertise Development Platform, which draws its expertise from the regional Rail Training Centres Networks. Its main purpose is to enhance workforce development through sharing best practice in rail training across the entire industry. The three official languages of the Congress are English, German and French.

The key congress aims are:

  • To promote excellence in railway training through best practice models
  • To highlight research findings in this area which bring innovation and have practical application to the industry
  • To identify new challenges for training and training technologies
  • To provide a unique opportunity to share knowledge and experience amongst training professionals and managers


  • 1 – Transfer of knowledge in an international environment
    2 – International Cooperation
    3 – Innovation and Technologies: railway traffic
    4 – National Cooperation
    5 – Safety Culture
    6 – Learning innovation
    7 – Managers Training
    8 – Drivers Training and Simulation
    9 – Miscellaneous
    10 – Talent
  • Information about Technical Visits is available here: http://wcrt2017.org/technical-visits
    For more information about Workshops, read the detailed programme of the Congress: http://wcrt2017.org/programme


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