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WCRR 2022 Ticket Pricing and FAQs

 

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We are delighted to announce registration to attend the World Congress for Railway Research (WCRR) 2022 is now open.


Please see below some useful information that should answer any queries you may have. Should you have any further queries, please contact us at info@WCRR2022.co.uk.

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Standard Pass - Five Day All Access

Concession Pass - Five Day All Access

(Student)

£1,100 + VAT

 

£450 + VAT

 

 


WCRR 2022 Group ticket options

Group size

Discount

20+

10%

10+ 8%
5+ 5%

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Please contact info@wcrr2022.co.uk if you wish to make a group booking. You will be issued with an invoice for the number of passes you require.


Upon receipt of payment, we will then issues codes with which delegation can register.

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If you register for the WCRR 2022 event and subsequently cancel, the following refunds will apply:

Cancellation Period

Ticket refund percentage

Prior to 6 December 2021

100%

7 December 2021 - 6 March 2022 40%
7 March 2022 onwards 0%


Instead of cancelling, paid tickets may be transferred to a colleague up to one week prior to the event. Please see full Terms and Conditions for more information.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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General Congress:


Q: When and where will the World Congress on Railway Research (WCRR) 2022 take place?

A: We are delighted to announce that WCRR 2022 will take place on 6 - 10 June 2022 at the ICC in Birmingham.

Q: Where can I find information on the venue?

A: If you would like to find out more information on the ICC, please visit the 'Travel and Accommodation' page.


Registration


Q: How can I register?

A: To register to attend WCRR 2022, you can find registration buttons at the top and bottom of this page. Alternatively, please click here to register.

Q: When will registration open?

A: We are delighted to announce that registration is open. To register, please click here.

Q: I am a student, can I register?

A: Yes, we are delighted to welcome students to WCRR 2022. During registration, please ensure that you select the Concession (Student) pass option. Please note, you will be asked to provide an image of your valid student card.

Q: What are the costs of the Congress passes?

Standard Pass - Five Day All Access Standard Pass - Five Day All Access (Early Bird) Concession Pass - Five Day All Access (Student) Concenssion Pass - Five Day All Access (Student) (Early Bird)  

 

£1,100 + VAT

 

 

£850 + VAT

 

 

£450 + VAT

 

 

£350 + VAT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q: When do the early bird rates end?

A: Early bird costs are available for a limited time, ending on 25 February 2022. After this point the full Congress prices will begin.

Q: Can my partner/spouse also attend WCRR with me?

A: Yes, all Congress delegates are welcome to purchase a Partner Pass for their partner at £400 + VAT, this will include access to all Social Events (Welcome Reception, Botanical Gardens Reception and Gala Dinner), subject to availability, and to a programme of local activities. Partner Passes do not include access to the Congress sessions. To purchase a Partner Pass, please specify this during registration.

Q: Does the Congress passes include VAT?

A: The cost for all passes exclude VAT. VAT will be added to your total cost during the payment stage of registration.

Q: Can I modify my registration at a later date?

A: Yes, Congress delegates are able to modify their registration at any point before the Congress. To modify your registration, please click here. Note, all additional selections will be added to your total of registration. Any payment(s) you have already made will be reflected on the payment page.

Q: Can I add my partner to my registration?

A: Yes, your partner can be added to your registration at any point before the Congress but cannot be added via the 'modify registration' function. Please contact info@wcrr2022.co.uk to request a partner to be added to your registration.

Q: I can no longer attend WCRR 2022, how do I cancel my registration?

A: Yes, you can request to cancel your registration by contacting the Event Delivery team info@wcrr2022.co.uk. If your request is approved, your registration will be cancelled.

Q: What is your refund policy?

A: If you request to cancel your registration, and it is approved, you may be entitled to a refund pending on the date of cancellation. Please see below for more information on this.

Cancellation Period Ticket refund percentage

Prior to 6 December 2021

100%

7 December - 6 March 2022

40%

7 March 2022 onwards

0%

 

 

 

 

 

Q: Can I transfer my ticket to a colleague?

A: Yes, tickets may be transferred to a colleague within 1 week of the event. Please see the full Terms and Conditions for more information.

 

Congress Programme


Q: Can I get a discount on my Congress pass?

A: Discounts are not available on Congress passes so we encourage you to book whilst the early bird rate is available.

Q: Will there be opportunity to participate in technical visits during the Congress?

A: During the Congress programme, there will be opportunity for you to book to attend technical visits. Further information on this will be made available in the coming months via email. Once these are available you will be able to log into the system and update your registration by selecting 'Modify Registration'. Please note, technical visits are chargeable and all selections will be added to your total cost of registration. Any payment(s) you have already made will be reflected on the payment page.

Q: Will there any Social Events during WCRR 2022?

A: Yes, there are Social Events within the WCRR 2022 programme. These are included in the Standard and Concession Passes, subject to availability. During registration you can confirm whether you will be attending any of the Social Events. It is important that we have accurate guest numbers for these events in order to manage capacity. Therefore, if your intention to attend/not attend any of these changes post registering, please log into the system and update by selecting 'Modify Registration'.

Q: Can my partner attend the full Congress and Social Events?

A: Partner passes include access to all Social Events (Welcome reception, Evening social, Gala dinner), subject to availability, and to a programme of local activities (at additional cost). Partner passes do not include access to the Congress sessions. There will be a dedicated Partner Programme, which we are currently finalising. Further information on this will be made available in the coming months via email. Once these are available you will be able to log into the system and update your registration by selecting 'Modify Registration'. Please note, the Social Events are chargeable and all selections will be added to your total cost of registration. Any payment(s) you have already made will be reflected on the payment page.

Q: What does ‘subject to availability’ mean in reference to the social programme?

A: A full Congress pass to WCRR 2022 includes access to all Social Events (Welcome reception, Evening social, Gala Dinner). However, these venues have capacity limits. Whilst we do not anticipate reaching these limits, we will be monitoring registrations and will implement a waiting list when and if capacities are reached.

 

COVID-19


Q: When do I have to show my Covid status onsite at WCRR

A: Current regulations (updated 13.01.22) are that you must show your Covid status on the first day that you arrive onsite at WCRR 2022 and every 48 hours/2 days thereafter. For example, if you arrive onsite for the first time on Monday 6 June 2022, and stay for the duration of the event, you will show your status on arrival on Monday 6 June and Wednesday 8 June 2022. If you arrive onsite for the first time on Tuesday 7 June 2022, you will show your status on arrival on Tuesday 7 and Thursday 9 June 2022. Exhibitors arriving onsite on Sunday 5 June 2022 and staying for the duration of the event will show their status on arrival on Sunday 5 June, Tuesday 7 June and Thursday 9 June 2022. These regulations will be updated as and when Government and venue regulations change. Please keep an eye on our Covid-19 page for more information.


Q: Do I have to show my Covid status to access the Social Event venues?

A: The Welcome Reception is hosted at The ICC and therefore the regulations outlined in the above question apply. The Botanical Gardens do not currently have any restrictions in place. The Eastside Rooms require you to show your Covid status on arrival and wear a mask when moving around the building. More information can be found on our Covid-19 page.

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Contact Us

 

For abstract information, please contact the event team on:


T: +44 (0)117 906 4509

E: abstracts@wcrr2022.co.uk

 

          

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