The World Congress on Railway Research (WCRR)

The World Congress on Railway Research (WCRR) is a prestigious international forum held every few years in different parts of the world. Rail transport researchers, manufacturers and operators worldwide gather at the Congress to share their knowledge and experience, with a view to promoting global development of railways for the future.

The Railway Technical Research Institute of Japan participates in the Congress each time, to present the results of relevant research conducted in Japan.

Congress meetings will be held from November 25 to 27, 2013 in Sydney, Australia at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, which is slated for considerable investment in infrastructure in 2013, under a long-term plan.

An exhibition will be held from November 25 to 28 in conjunction with the Congress. And the 2013 WCRR will be combined with the rail conference and exhibition AusRAIL PLUS, which is held annually in Australia, so the joint event is expected to be a major conference/exhibition this year.

Japan Overseas Rolling Stock Association (JORSA) will exhibit with three manufacturers and Japan’s largest subway operator, Tokyo Metro. The joint exhibitors with JORSA are:

  • Tokyo Metro Co., Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
  • Kyosan Electric Mfg. Co., Ltd.
  • Nippon Sharyo Ltd.

You are cordially invited to visit Japan’s stand (No. 824 in Hall 5). Experts will be on hand to answer your questions.

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