Education, Innovation and Research

The aim of the Education, Innovation & Research working group is to share and to carry out global and regional research which bring innovation and have practical application to the industry within the railway sector.


Partnering and collaborating with educational institutions, universities and industry centres of excellence for innovation and excellence, the Education, Innovation & Research working group holds three meetings per year and participates actively in the WCRT congress to:

  • to provide in-depth perspectives on key training topics to facilitate leaders in driving business success and increasing organisational effectiveness;
  • to promote excellence and innovation in teaching, learning and training in rail;
  • to identify new challenges for training and training technologies.
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29 March 2023
UIC Talent and Expertise Development Unit is launching the call for applications to organise the 7th World Congress on Rail Training in Autumn (...)
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14 December 2022
The 6th UIC World Congress on Rail Training (WCRT) successfully held at UIC headquarters