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Director General of UNIFE, Philippe Citroen, will attend the European Rolling Stock Forum

Director General of UNIFE, Philippe Citroën, will attend the European Rolling Stock Forum, which will take place across 12-13th of March in Warsaw. Mr. Citroën is expected to give the introduction speech during the the event, organized by TOR Conferences. The address will cover the topic of European market potential for EMUs, DMUs and locomotives.
Based in Brussels (since 1992), UNIFE (Association of the European Rail Industry) represents European companies responsible for the design, manufacture, maintenance and refurbishment of rail transport systems, subsystems and related equipment. The organization, consisting of 24 employees, represents the interests of ca. 50 large and medium-sized companies in the rail sector. A further 1,000 suppliers of railway equipment are connected through UNIFE’s national associations. All rail industry related sectors are represented amongst UNIFE’s members: system integrators, railway infrastructure companies, rolling stock as well as subsystem suppliers and signalling join under the umbrella of UNIFE’s platform to work together. UNIFE members not only produce electric and diesel locomotives, but also regional, intercity and high-speed trains, as well as freight wagons for all types of cargo. UNIFE also represents subsystem manufacturers from wheels to pantographs including door systems, couplers, air-conditioning units, on board signalling equipment and all the necessary equipment vital for trains.
European Rolling Stock Forum is a unique opportunity to meet representatives of railway rolling stock manufacturers active on the CEE market. The international conference will be devoted to EU funds for rolling stock in 2014+ perspective. Other topics of the conference:
–  What can rolling stock suppliers gain from the IV railway package
–  Rolling stock pools in Poland
–  Passenger services – collapsing incumbents and newcomers
–  How to assure cohesion between rolling stock and infrastructure investments
–  CEE and non-EU manufacturers on the European rolling stock market. Chances and niches.
Confirmed lecturers represent: Akiem (France), Alstom Transport (France), Bombardier Transportation Polska (Poland), Mazovian Railways (Poland), Leo Express (Czech Republic), Newag Group (Poland), Railway Institute (Poland), Railistics (Germany), Patentes Talgo (Spain), Pesa Bydgoszcz (Poland), Siemens AG (Germany), Think Railways (Romania), SCI Verkehr (Germany), TÜV SÜD Rail GmbH (Germany), West-Pomeranian Marshall Office (Poland), VIS Systems (Poland) and TOR Transport Consultants Group (Poland).

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