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Rail Transport


The Working Party on Rail Transport (SC.2) is an intergovernmental body which provides a pan-European forum for exchange of technical, legal and policy information and best practices in international rail transport.

The objective is to promote rail transport in UNECE member countries and to ensure its economic efficiency and environmental sustainability (more).

In Focus

The next session of the Group of Experts towards Unified Railway Law (19th session) will take place from 2 to 4 April 2019


November 2019

The 73rd session of the Working Party on Rail Transport was held in the Palais des Nations. More information available here.

October 2019

The draft programme for the 2019 workshop: “Making rail freight more competitive: The coordinated development of the rail network with a focus on how to work together at the government and sectoral levels on the EATL” is now available.

February 2019

As part of the ongoing activities of the Working Party on Rail Transport (SC.2) a workshop titled “Making the railways of the future for the region” was held at the seventy-second session of the Working Party. A summary publication has been published here

04 December 2018

The official documents and presentations of the seventy-second session of SC.2 can be found here.