International Heavy Haul Association STS Conference - Narvik, Norway

IHHA LogoInternational Heavy Haul Association STS Conference
10th - 14th June 2019
Narvik, Norway

The International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA) conference will include presentations of technical papers in research and development areas such as:

  • Rolling Stock
  • Railway Infrastructure and Operations
  • Technical Workshop to be held 2 days prior to the confere where international railway technical experts will present selected topics within the Infrastructure and Rolling Stock Fields;
  • Technical Tours for delegates involving site visits to LKAB’s shipping facility in Narvik and Bane NOR’s Heavy Haul line between Narvik and the Swedish border;
  • Social Tours for delegates and partners to visit tourist attractions in Narvik and its surroundings.

Derel Wust will be presenting a paper on the Next-Generation Rail Systems using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

The Theme of the Conference is Heavy Haul 4.0 – Achieving Breakthrough Performance Levels” The concept presents a perfect opportunity for the heavy haul community around the world to share solutions and successes that advances and transforms railway operations performance in the digital era. The theme will encourage delegates to present papers on breakthrough solutions that will strengthen the heavy haul competitive edge with specific focus on reducing the logistics costs, improve operations efficiency, provide new railway capacity cost-effectively and improve safety. The scope of solutions presented will also cover operations in extreme weather conditions.

To find out more, visit the IHHA website here

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