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UIC: the worldwide international organisation of the railway sector

UIC including 197 members across all 5 continents

  • 82 active members (including the railways from Europe, Russia, the Middle East, North Africa, South Africa, India, Pakistan, China, Japan, Korea, Kazakhstan, and companies operating worldwide such as Veolia Transport)
  • 80 associate members (including railways from Asia, Africa, America and Australia)
  • 35 affiliate members (related or ancillary rail transport businesses or services)

UIC members may be:

  • integrated railway companies
  • infrastructure managers
  • railway or combined transport operators, rolling stock and traction leasing companies service providers (restaurant services, sleeping cars, public transport, maritime transport)

UIC mission and objectives

UIC mission:
to promote rail transport at world level and meet the challenges of mobility and sustainable development.

Main UIC objectives:

  • facilitate the sharing of best practices among members (benchmarking)
  • support members in their efforts to develop new business and new areas of activities
  • propose new ways to improve technical and environmental performance
  • promote interoperability, create new world standards for railways (including common standards with other transport modes)
  • develop centres of competence (High Speed, Safety, Security, e-Business)

UNION INTERNATIONALE DES CHEMINS DE FER (HQ)
16 rue Jean Rey
75015 Paris
FRANCE
Tel: +33 (0) 1 44 49 20 20
Fax: +33 (0) 1 44 49 20 29
http://www.uic.org

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UIC Board of directors

UIC Headquarters

Jean-Pierre LOUBINOUX
Director General
loubinoux@uic.org
tel. +33(0)1 44 49 20 10

Mélanie Gonzalez
HR and Labour Relations Deputy Director
gonzalez@uic.org
tel. +33(0)1 44 49 21 56

Thierry BERA
Director of Finance
bera@uic.org
tel. +33(0)1 44 49 21 42
fax +33(0)1 44 49 20 09

Paul VERON
Director of Communications
veron@uic.org
tel. +33(0)1 44 49 20 50
fax +33(0)1 44 49 20 59

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Vincent VU
Director of Institutional Relations
vu@uic.org
tel. +33(0)1 44 49 21 40

Simon FLETCHER
Regional Coordinator, Europe
fletcher@uic.org
tel. +322213 08 30

Hans-Günther KERSTEN
Director of Rail System
kersten@uic.org
tel. +33(0)1 44 49 20 60

Miklos KOPP
Director Freight
kopp@uic.org
tel. +33(0)1 44 49 20 30
fax +33(0)1 44 49 20 79

Ignacio BARRON
Director of Passengers
barron@uic.org
tel. +33(0)1 44 49 20 45
fax +33(0)1 44 49 20 49

Jerzy WISNIEWSKI
Director of Fundamental Values
wisniewski@uic.org
tel. +33(0)1 44 49 20 90

Karine VAN CEUNEBROECK
Relations with members and statutory meetings
vanceunebroeck@uic.org
tel. +331 44 4 9 20 1 1
fax +331 44 4 9 21 4 9

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