10-14th June 2019
UIT The Arctic University of Norway, Narvik, Norway

Message from the Conference Planning Committee

The International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA), in partnership with Bane NOR and Trafikverket, will be hosting its International Heavy Haul Association STS Conference, on the 10th – 14th June 2019, in Narvik, Norway.

The conference will include presentations of technical papers on research and development areas such as Rolling Stock, Railway Infrastructure and Operations; a technical Workshop, to be held 2 days prior to the conference, 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;  and Social Tours for delegates and partners to visit tourist attractions in Narvik and the surrounding area.

Click here to read the welcome note from our Chairmen
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The International Heavy Haul Association STS Conference 2019 runs over five days from
Monday 10th to Friday 14th June 2019.



Please note that registration has now closed. The conference team is working hard to provide accommodation in Narvik and the surrounding area.

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