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WCRR World Congress on Railway Research 2016 – Milan, Italy, 29th – 2nd June 2016

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The 11th edition of the World Congress on Railway Research WCRR 2016 will be held in Milan, from May 29th to June 2nd, 2016. Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane Group, and Trenitalia, as one of the international permanent members of WCRR, will be the host organization of WCRR 2016. The international community of railway companies, researchers and other interested stakeholders will come together sharing experiences. The World Congress on Railway Research is the world's foremost international forum for the promotion, development and exchange of the latest innovations in the global rail industry. Railway research and innovation, that involve operators, infrastructure managers and industry planners, are not only related just to technical areas, but they also pervade all industrial and financial processes needed to build and offer train services to customers in a higher-capacity, better-performing and more cost-effective railway. This is the aim pursued in this WCRR edition with its conference theme Railway Research and Innovation from Today Towards 2050, stimulating all railway stakeholders to show and share what they do to innovate their activities targeting, to deliver a better-performing, more sustainable railway and more attractive for new and existing customers into two horizons: a long term vision and the next future. The WCRR 2016 will take place in Milan, Italy, in the heart of Europe, a world tourist and business destination, becoming the biggest ever rail conference/exhibition hosted in the region, with 1000+ attendees from 30+ nations around the world, 200+ speakers, papers and Proof of Concept.