Marc Guigon | Director Of Passenger
International Union of Railways (UIC)

Marc Guigon, Director Of Passenger, International Union of Railways (UIC)

Marc Guigon is Passenger Director at UIC (International Union of Railways). He is also coordinator of UIC Latin-American Region and chair of the UIC Covid-19 Taskforce. He joined UIC in June 2012 and is responsible for Passengers activities, including development of High-Speed Rail in the world, Railway Stations, Telematics Applications for Passengers, ticketing. He is also responsible for regional and commuter traffic services, development of opportunities for touristic trains. As coordinator of UIC Latin American Region, he is involved in the railway development of these countries. He is also the UIC Covid-19 Task Force Coordinator which comprises 70 UIC members and 18 International organisations. Prior to joining UIC, Marc worked 7 years in the office of the French Prime Minister, responsible for French national policies of transport in the field of spatial planning: including railways, roads, urban transport, airports, ports and waterways. He was also engaged in the economic development of a French Region: Champagne-Ardenne and was the State contact point for any questions related to spatial planning in the region (European Development Funds, agriculture, culture, employment, transport, industry, water policy, urbanism, rurality?). Lastly, he was responsible for intergovernmental cooperation between France and China. Prior to that Marc was responsible for railway freight strategy at the SNCF, manager of rolling-stock maintenance workshops and carried out research projects in the field of railway transportation.


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Recovering from the decimation Covid-19 brought to transport: Will digitisation, improved customer experience and a renewed focus on sustainable, integrated transport secure a bright future for public

After the World saw ridership plunge and an economic shock like no other, can the industry look towards a brighter future? Will renewed focus on the sustainability credentials and the convenience of public transport bring travellers back or will funding challenges impact the ability to deliver high quality services?
last published: 16/Jun/21 09:05 GMT

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