Past Events

UIC-HIGHSPEED 2012

Philadelphia (USA)
11-13 July

Main theme “High speed rail: connecting people, building sustainable prosperity”
Attendees
  • 3 Ministers
  • 32 CEO's and Directors from railway companies
  • 1,000 congress delegates from 37 countries
  • 13 participants to the student's programme
Conference
  • 2 Round Tables and 25 parallel sessions, including 3 special sessions for High Speed corridors around the world
  • 190 speakers: participants to opening session, Round Tables and parallel sessions 
Exhibition
  • 80 exhibitors from 12 countries. 2,300  sqm exhibition 
Others
  • Train exhibition in 30th Street Station, Philadelphia
  • 3 technical visits

UIC-HIGHSPEED 2010

Beijing (China)
7 - 9 December

Main theme “High speed rail spearheading greener transport”
Attendees
  • 20 Ministers, Vice Ministers and Ambassadors
  • 50 CEOs and Directors from railway companies
  • 2,700 congress delegates from 26 countries
  • 12 participants to the student’s programme
  • Around 3,000 total invitees to Opening Ceremony
Conference
  • 2 Round Tables and 35 parallel sessions
  • 260 speakers: chairmen and participants to Round Tables
Exhibition
  • 150 exhibitors from 20 countries. 18,000 sqm exhibition
     “Modern Railways”. 25,000 visitors
Others
  • 1 technical visit

UIC-HIGHSPEED 2008

Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
17-19 March

Main theme  “High Speed. Fast track to sustainable mobility”
Attendees
  • 837 congress delegates from 44 countries
  • 50 participants to the student’s programme
      (1,295 total invitees to Opening Ceremony)
  • 149 journalists
Conference
  • 2 Round Tables and 24 parallel sessions
  • 218 speakers: chairmen and participants to Round Tables
Exhibition
  • 90 exhibitors from 19 countries. 2,750 sqm exhibition
Others
  • 2 technical visits

EURAILSPEED 2005

Milan (Italy)
7-9 November

Main theme  “High speed Railway’s leading asset for Customers and Society”
Attendees
  • 1,350 congress delegates from 50 countries
  • 165 journalists
Conference
  • 180 Speakers: chairmen and participants to Round Tables
Exhibition
  • 85 exhibitors from 10 countries. 3,150 sqm exhibition
Others
  • 300 attendants to 5 technical visits
  • 7 trains displayed in a train exhibition

EURAILSPEED 2002

Madrid (Spain)
23-25 October

Main theme  “High Speed Rail: successes and Challenges”
Attendees
  • 1,200 congress delegates (1,700 total invitees to Opening Ceremony)
  • 300 journalists
Conference
  • 3 Round Tables and 12 parallel sessions
  • 120 speakers: chairmen and participants to Round Tables
Exhibition
  • 86 exhibitors from 15 countries. 3,000 sqm exhibition
Others
  • 310 attendants to 5 technical visits
  • 6 trains displayed in a train exhibition: 130,000 visitors

EURAILSPEED 1998

Berlin (Germany)
28-30 October

Main theme “High Speed: taking you into the Future”
Attendees
  • 1,700 participants
  • 500 journalists
Conference
  • 2 Round Tables and 18 parallel sessions
  • 136 speakers: chairmen and participants to Round Tables
Exhibition
  • 66 exhibitors
Others
  • 10 trains displayed in a train exhibition: 175,000 visitors

EURAILSPEED 1995

Lille (France)
4-6 October

Main theme “High Speed Rail: mobility on the Right track”
Attendees
  • 1,700 participants
  • 500 journalists
Exhibition
  • 96 exhibitors
Others
  • 7 trains displayed in a train exhibition

EURAILSPEED 1992

Brussels (Belgium)
27-29 April

Main theme “High Speed Rail: realities and Perspectives”
Attendees
  • 1,200 participants
  • 400 journalists
Exhibition
  • 63 exhibitors
Others
  • Train display

Video Library

  • UIC HighSpeed 2015 Opening Video - History of High Speed Rail
  • Video Message from
    Michael CRAMER, Mep,
    European Parliament
  • UIC HighSpeed 2015 Closing Video
  • UIC HighSpeed 2017 Istanbul Announcement Video