The professional railway sector represented by the International Union of Railways (UIC) is organising the Global Rail Freight Conference on 6-7 July in St Petersburg, at the kind invitation of RZD and their President Mr Vladimir Yakunin.

This event will be a key opportunity to discuss fundamental topics such as :

  • Railway transport in times of the global economic meltdown
  • Green Logistics – An opportunity for rail!
  • Railway liberalisation – How to attract private investments?
  • Rail Land bridges – Conditions for success
  • Combined Traffic – The future of the container
  • Wagonload – Thriving in North America, surviving in Europe?
  • Combined Traffic – The need to drive efficiency
  • Global logistics built on rail – Creating customer value

The conference languages will be Russian and English.


Why attend?

The conference will feature high-level speakers from around world who will address the most pressing issues facing the rail freight sector Take (...)

The venue

The Global Rail freight Conference will take place at the Astoria and Angleterre hotels. The conference venue is ideally located in the heart of (...)


Early bookings, until 25 June: 795€ Standard participation fee: 995€ Fee for railway operators and infrastructure managers: 595€ Fee includes: (...)