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The 4th meeting of Japan - EU Railway Industrial Dialogue

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 The Japanese Government (GOJ) and the European Commission (EC) will hold the 4th meeting of Japan – EU Railway Industrial Dialogue in Tokyo on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015. This dialogue aims to enhance mutual market access opportunities by deepening mutual understanding on the railway markets in Japan and the EU. GOJ and EC organize this dialogue on a regular basis in Japan and the EU.
 In this dialogue, major stakeholders including government officials, railway operators, railway suppliers and industrial associations from Japan and the EU will participate to share information and to exchange views on measures for improving market access to both markets, future investment opportunities for the railway industry, and technical regulations and safety standards.

1. Date & Time:

Tuesday, November 10 th, 2015; at 9:30 am

2. Venue:

Convention hall B, at Makuhari Messe (2-1, Nakase, Mihama-ku, Chiba-shi)

3. Participants:

See the attached list

4. Agenda:

Mutual market access enhancement on railways Future investment for the railway development Technical regulations and safety standards

5. Media Registration:

The pre-registered media may participate in this event during the Opening Speeches section. Please send e-mail including the information on your name, company and division, Job title, address, phone number, and e-mail address to the following contact to MLIT Contact as follows by 6pm on Monday, November 9 th. After the opening speeches, the dialogue will be closed only to the participants mentioned in the above 3.

Contact Information

Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and TourismInternational Policy and Project Division, Railway Bureau Kurato TANOI, Hiroshi MIZUSAKI
TEL +81-3-5253-8111 (Extension 40233) Direct Phone +81-3-5253-8527 FAX +81-3-5253-1635