Rolling Stock Maintenance – 28-29 June
Depot Optimisation – 30 June

As passenger rail operators seek to realise cost reductions through smarter, combined approaches to maintenance strategies and through new technologies to automate maintenance activities, the Rolling Stock Maintenance and Depot Optimisation European Congress 2022 is designed to help heads of engineering and depot management ensure they have the most efficient maintenance plans in place and that investment in new technology is justified with tangible benefits.

Taking place in person in London from 28-29 June, with a live stream option via our virtual platform, the event showcases global case studies on data derived maintenance strategies and smart monitoring technologies focused on reduce maintenance downtime and cost this is one conference this year that the rolling stock maintenance community should not miss.

And, For the first time the conference includes a whole separately bookable day (30 June) dedicated to Depot Optimisation allowing delegates to explore the suitability and future upgradability of depots for new fleets, how to optimise planning to prevent delays and how to ensure depot safety and security across all levels.

The speaker faculty includes:

Kyle Lau, Chief of Engineering, Beijing MTR
Thierry Fort, Rolling Stock Engineering Director, SNCF
John Doughty, Engineering Director, London North Eastern Railway
Paul Staples, Fleet Director, TransPennine Express
Ian Rawlings, Head of Profession – Vehicle, Transport For London
Pat McNamara, Head of Production, Eurostar International
Justin Southcombe, Commercial Director, Perpetuum
Dr Deepak Tripathi, Chief Mechanical Engineer, Konkan Railway
Neil O’Connor, Head of Fleet Performance, Govia Thameslink Railway
Sergio Barcena, Director of Operations Planning and Maintenance, Ouigo Espana
Paolo Masini, Head of Rolling Stock Technology and System Engineering, Trenitalia
Joao Grossinho, Technical Director, Fertagus
Menno de Glopper, Head of Operations, GVB
Sam Bussey, Sales Director, Instrumental
Muthu Thiagarajan, Performance Improvement Manager, Transport for London
Jared Hoag, Depot Manager, London North Eastern Railway
Gerald Schinagi, Manager – Digital Innovation, OBB
Werner Kurfess, Senior Project Manager, SBB
Philippe De Laharpe, Project Manager for Telediagnostics, SNCF
Simon Jarrett, Engineering Assurance Manager, Chiltern Railways
Staffan Ingvader, Project Manager, MTR Nordic Group
Bob Spadafora, Senior Executive Officer – Rail Fleet Services, Los Angeles Metro
Steven Corvello, Innovation and Design Manager, Lucchini RS
Javier De la Cruz, Managing Director, CAF Digital Solutions
Antti Toivanen, Project Manager, Metropolitan Area Transport Ltd, Helsinki
Majed Alhumaid, RSM Asset Manager, Saudi Railway Company
Gareth Tucker, Professor of Railway Systems Engineering, Institute of Railway Research
Adam Bevan, Professor of Railway Systems Engineering, Institute of Railway Research

The full agenda and registration information can be found at:

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