29/05/2016 to 02/06/2015

Stella Polare Convention Centre, Milan

The 11th edition of the World Congress on Railway Research, the world’s foremost international forum for promoting, developing and exchanging the latest innovations from the global rail industry, will take place in Milan from 29 May to 2 June 2016.
More than 900 abstracts have been received and we expect 1000 delegates and more than 200 speakers from 30 countries.
WCRR will be dedicated to the scenarios of transport to 2050 and will welcome sponsors and exhibitors proposing them a wide range of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities that will give the chance to show cutting edge activities, products and research to the international stage and Congress participants.
The aim of WCRR is to promote research, innovation and technological development, giving impetus to cooperation and global sharing of knowledge gained in the various branches of the industry (rolling stock, infrastructure, technology, logistics, environmental sustainability, commercial aspects of transport service).
The Founding Members of WCRR are:
• Trenitalia
• Association of American Railroads – Transportation Technology Center (AAR – TTCI),
• Deutsche Bahn AG (DB)
• Rail Safety and Standard Board (RSSB)
• Railway Technical Research Institute (RTRI)
• Société National des Chemins de Fer (SNCF)
• International Union of Railways (UIC)