The Only Congress Entirely On Predictive Maintenance For Rolling Stock Returns To London With Its Most Comprehensive And International Agenda Yet.

With Case Studies From London Underground, Heathrow Express, Japan Railways, Trenitalia, Eurostar, GVB And Other Leading Fleet Operators

The Rolling Stock Fleet Maintenance Congress will return to London on 9-10 December for the fourth consecutive year in what will be its most comprehensive and international edition yet, featuring key case studies by leading fleet operators such as London Underground-Transport For London, Heathrow Express and Eurostar as well as the flagship international railway companies from countries like Japan, Italy, Morocco, Belgium, the Netherlands, Sweden, Finland and Denmark.

With predictive analytics now being fully integrated into fleet operators’ maintenance, CBM is proving to deliver better cost efficiencies, as well as improving performance and transforming key decision-making processes on fleet maintenance, scheduling and availability.

Delegates will be able to join national railway companies such as Japan Railways, SNCB (Belgium), SJ (Sweden), VR (Finland), and other leading global fleet operators such as SNCF, Trenitalia, South West Trains and Grand Central. 

Key Speakers For 2015 Include:

– Tom Hopkins, Head Of Engineering, Heathrow Express
– Stephen Foot, Head Of Asset Condition, London Underground – Transport For London
– Max Van Cauwenberghe, Head Of Maintenance Planning International Rolling Stock, Eurostar
– Francesco Romano, Head Of Electric And Electronic Engineering, Trenitalia
– Dave Hatfield, Fleet Director, Grand Central
– Bas Sprangers, Head Of Engineering, GVB
– Teemu Rintala, Head Of Data Analytics, VR Group
– Mark Johnson, Engineering Director, Southeastern
– Claudio Cassarino, Managing Director, Copenhagen Metro-Metro Service
– Vincent Van Opstal, Fleet Manager, SNCB
– Arvid Fredman, Fleet Manager, SJ
– Christian Roth, Engineering Director, South West Trains
– Christian Daniel, Technical Director: Rolling Stock Client Support, SNCF International, Morocco Branch
– Tsuyoshi Ichigi, Chief Researcher – Technical R&D Center, Japan Railways East Group
– Justin Southcombe, Commercial Director, Perpetuum
– Chris Welford, Train Systems Technical Lead-Predict And Prevent Programme, London Underground-Tfl
– Takumi Ishii, Deputy Director: Paris, Japan Railways East Group
– Peter Smyth, Chief Mechanical Engineer, Irish Rail
– Jan Luijben, Information Manager, GVB Amsterdam
– Sergio Bárcena del Río, Fleet Solutions Manager, Eurostar
– Augusto Franco Costa, General Manager: Software Engineering And Power Systems, Nomad Digital-NomadTech
– Pieter Moelans, Research Engineer, SNCB
– Bhoopathi Rapolu, Head of Analytics – EMEA, Cyient Europe Ltd

Topics To Be Addressed Include:

Overcoming Organisational And Scheduling Challenges To Fully Leverage Big Data And Implement Condition Based Maintenance

Adopting Algorithms And Dynamic Scheduling To Reduce The Frequency And Costs Of Performing Maintenance

Benchmarking The Latest Decision Making Support Systems To Aid In Scheduling And Balance Maintenance With Operational Requirements

Identifying Best Practices For Monitoring And Maintaining Wheels And Bearings To Improve Fleet Reliability

How Workshop Modifications And New Train Design Can Ease The Integration Of Modern Rolling Stock Into Maintenance Plans

Bringing Fleet Operators, Owners And Manufacturers Together To Forge Contractual Arrangements That Reduce Risk And Cost Of Maintenance

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