SUSTRAIL Final Conference


“The SUSTainable freight RAILway:

Designing the freight vehicle – track system for higher delivered tonnage with improved availability at reduced cost”

On behalf of the SUSTRAIL Consortium, UNIFE and UIC have the pleasure to invite you to the Final Conference of the SUSTRAIL Project to be held at the Royal Flemish Academy in Brussels, Belgium on 21 May 2015.

Launched in June 2011 and ending on 31 May 2015, the SUSTRAIL project is a four-year collaborative R&D project co-funded by the European Commission within the FP7, with the overall objective to support the freight railway in regaining a primary position in freight transport.

Why you should attend the conference:

This event will be the opportunity to discover the main achievements of the project. It will also be the occasion to be informed on the exploitation of the project results.

Conference highlights

  • Introduction “SUSTRAIL: An Integrated Approach for an Increased Performance in the Freight Rail System”
  • Highlight on validation of project results
  • The freight train of the future – towards a sustainable vehicle
  • Sustainable Track – towards a “zero” maintenance track
  • Establishing the business case
  • Synergies with other projects
  • SUSTRAIL and the way ahead

During the conference, the speakers will also be pleased to share and discuss their research results with the participants. Ample networking time will also be reserved between the sessions.

Click on the icon below to download the provisional programme.


  • This event is completely free of charge.
  • To secure your place at this important event, register for the event by filling in the form below and click the Submit button to send your registration.
  • To attend the official dinner on 20 May 2015 at 19:00, please fill in the second form.

Registration form - SUSTRAIL Final Conference

IMPORTANT: Official dinner on 20 May

Participants in the conference are invited to participate in the official dinner on 20 May at 19:00.

Fill in the form below if you would like to join.

More information on the dinner venue will be sent to registered participants.

SUSTRAIL Final Conference - Official dinner on 20 May

Address of the conference venue:

You are expected on 21 May in the

Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium

(Koninklijke Vlaamse Academie van België (KVAB))

Hertogsstraat 1,

1000 Brussels – Belgium


Access plan:

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Important: We advise you to make your travel arrangements (trip/hotel) early.

For more information on the Conference, please contact Ms. Isabelle De Keyzer (dekeyzer@uic.orggro.ciu:rezyeked’)]


We are looking forward to meeting you in Brussels!