Rail Industry Focus

13.06.17

All set for this year’s ETCR Seminar

The ‘EU Transport and Railway Affairs’ course, also called the ETCR Seminar, is an annual two-week seminar on EU railway affairs which presents the latest developments within the railway sector on a European level. The first edition was held in 1963 and the course has been attended by 20 to 50 participants per year. The 55th seminar will be held from 3-14 July in Bruges.

Participants get the unique opportunity to work for two weeks in an international environment, to set up a network among colleagues from all European and non-European countries and think about the changes within their sector, on a national as well as on an international level.

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In the words of Colin Charman, president of the European Training Centre for Railways: “The seminar offers a unique opportunity for people in the international rail industry to get together, and learn about the railways in Europe.”

Divided into teams throughout the two weeks, participants have to work on an international project addressing a real challenge for the sector and present it at the end of the course. Furthermore, they get the chance to visit the port and the central train station in Antwerp as well as the EU institutions in Brussels.

Places are limited, and participants are encouraged to register as soon as possible. The final deadline to register is 28 June 2017.

For more information, click here. To register, click here.

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