NATIONAL MEETING OF THE LICENSED RAILWAY CARRIERS IN BULGARIA
On 19.02.2019 a NATIONAL MEETING OF LICENSED RAILWAY CARRIERS IN BULGARIA was held at ‘Todor Kableshkov’ University of Transport. The meeting was organized by ‘Todor Kableshkov’ University of Transport as an educational institution with a leading role in the training of railway staff in the country. The event was attended by representatives of almost all licensed railway companies – Bulgarian State Railways- “Holding BDZ” Inc., Bulgarian Railway Company, Bulmarket DM, DB Cargo Bulgaria, Express Service, State Enterprise “Transport Construction and Rehabilitation”,Rail Cargo Carrier Bulgaria, “TBD – Tovarni Prevozi JSC”, Mini Maritsa Iztok, DMW Cargo Rail LTD, Gastrade, Cargo Trans Vagon Bulgaria, Port Rail Ltd. and „Train Car Factory – Intercom“ JSC – Dryanovo.
From “T. Kableshkov” University of Transport part, the meeting was attended by the entire academic leadership, as well as representatives of the Departments of “Transport Equipment”, “Electrical Equipment in Railway Transport”, “Technology, Organization and Management of Transport”, and “Economics and Accountancy in Transport”.
The Rector – prof. PhD. eng.-econ. Daniela Todorova welcomed the guests and thanked all participants for their willingness to cooperate to maintain and enhance the prestige of the transport sector of our economy. The participants in the event discussed a number of topical issues, shared the challenges faced by the railway business in the country and discussed possible solutions to some of the existing problems and difficulties in the activities of the companies. Some of the proposals are related to the establishment of a common vocational training system, the creation of an expert council for the preparation of analyzes and opinions on various cases, the restoration of the activity of the Bulgarian Railway Operators Association, etc.
At the end of the meeting all the companies were invited to attend the traditional transport exhibition” TransTrend 2019″, organized by “Todor Kableshkov” University of Transport.
The National Meeting of the licensed railway operators in Bulgaria is the first event of its kind, initiated and organized by an educational institution, aiming at uniting the efforts of the academic community and the interested companies to increase the level of professional training of the personnel working in the railway sector.
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