Vanessa Perez Miranda is a lawyer specialised in international business. She has 15 years of experience in managing projects focused on innovation and internationalisation. As responsible for customer service and quality of tourism trains of the Spanish Railways for 4 years, she became a senior expert on tourism by rail. Now she is in charge of the UIC TopRail project, whose aim is to enhance the visibility of tourism opportunities for railways. She is also responsible for the UIC working group dedicated to Commuter and Regional Train services and coordinator of the European group of railway experts on accessibility, also run by the UIC Passenger Department.