History


The International Wheelset Congress (IWC) was founded in 1963 by Lucchini. The IWC is a brand owned and managed by the European Rail Industry (UNIFE) on behalf of the European Rail Wheelset Manufacturers Association (ERWA).

The IWC is held every three years and is the leading technology interchange event for the world railway industry.

Here below the previous 18 IWCs:

  • 1963 BERGAMO (Italy)
  • 1966 MUNICH (Germany)
  • 1969 SHEFFIELD (United Kingdom)
  • 1972 PARIS (France)
  • 1975 TOKYO (Japan)
  • 1978 COLORADO SPRINGS (United States of America)
  • 1981 VIENNA (Austria)
  • 1984 MADRID (Spain)
  • 1988 MONTREAL (Canada)
  • 1992 SYDNEY (Australia)
  • 1995 PARIS (France)
  • 1998 QINGDAO (China)
  • 2001 ROME (Italy)
  • 2004 ORLANDO (United States of America)
  • 2007 PRAGUE (Czech Republic)
  • 2010 CAPE TOWN (South Africa)
  • 2013 KIEV (Ukraina)
  • 2016 CHENGDU (China)
  • 2019 VENICE (Italy)

Expression of interest

We hope to stimulate your interest to attend the XIX International Wheelset Congress and look forward to welcoming you in Venice in 2019.
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