See the webinar on vegetation management again

June 14th: The future of vegetation management on railways

In2Track3 hosted a webinar on the topic of vegetation management, with invited speakers from DB, CER, UIC, SNCF, and CropLife Europe.

The purpose of the webinar was to bring infrastructure managers closer to a mutual vision of vegetation management along the tracks, and to facilitate and enable procurement of the right kind of chemicals for handling vegetation and tools to minimize their use. 


  • Welcome by In2Track3 PM Pernilla Edlund, Swedish Transport Administration and moderator Mats Tiborn, Spinverse.
  • Ethem Pekin from CER – to give an overview on EU regulations on biodiversity & sustainable use of plant protection products.
  • Overview of the situation, the UIC project TRISTRAM (Transition strategy on vegetation management) by Michael Below, Strategy & Reporting Sustainability and Environment, Deutsche Bahn AG.
  • Baptiste Bonzon about the results from In2Track3 and how SNCF has chosen to work with weed management.
  • Pinar Yilmazer, UIC, and project manager of TRISTRAM & REVERSE, about strategies on how to realize sustainable habitat management in railways with a particular emphasis on vegetation control and biodiversity.
  • Pascal Day, Representative of CropLife Europe, about how they would like to see European railway infrastructure companies move forward to find a good solution.
  • Discussion with all participants about how to move forward.

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