Wednesday 22 May 2024

Register now for the 7th UIC World Congress on Rail Training 2025

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The 7th edition of the UIC World Congress on Rail Training (WCRT) will take place at the Southwest Jiaotong University in Chengdu, China, from 9 to 11 April 2025.

The WCRT is a major event for academic and rail training institutions. It provides a unique opportunity for railway companies, and human resources and training departments, as well as academic, professional, and training organisations, to meet and discuss current issues in their domain.

The World Congress on Railway Training is being organised by the UIC Expertise Development Platform, which draws its expertise from the regional Railway Training Centres Network. Its main purpose is to enhance workforce development by sharing best practices in rail training across the entire industry.

The congress targets:

  • Training directors, executives, and experts
  • Human resources, and human performance and development professionals at all levels of an organisation
  • Railway education and vocational institutions

It aims to:

  • Promote excellence in railway training through best practice models
  • Highlight research findings, which are innovative and have practical applications within the industry
  • Identify new challenges for training and training technologies
  • Provide a unique opportunity for training professionals and managers to share their knowledge and experience

Do not miss this opportunity – come and join us!

There are several ways to be part of our community:

  • You can attend as a participant to familiarise yourself with the best practices in rail human resources management, training and education. Registration is now open with early bird prices available.
  • You can participate as a speaker to share your organisation’s success stories and ideas. Do not hesitate to submit your abstract before 7 June 2024.
  • You can become a partner or sponsor and join colleagues from FS, the Italian State Railways, the current official partner.

Detailed information and guidelines for the registration and the call for abstracts are available here:

For more information, please send an email to

or contact Meryem Belhaj-Clot, Deputy HR Director and Head of HR Development at

and Yuke Li, Junior Adviser, HR Development & International Training at

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