14 - 15 February, 2019 | Rydges Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW

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The 8th Annual Train Control Management Systems Summit is back in 2019 with a significant focus on the future of rail in Australia and how we can be implementing innovative technology in digitising and automating rail networks and signalling systems to combat these issues.

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Innovating Rail Network Operations to Drive a Superior Customer Experience

Ahead of the TCMS Summit 2019 we chat to Peter Munro, General Manager for Network Operations at Metro Trains Melbourne (Metro Trains). In this article Peter share Metro Trains’ new network strategy that is opening lines of communication between drivers, con ...

Revolutionising Sydney’s Train Network: The New Rail Operations Centre

Ahead of the Train Control Management Systems 2019 summit we chat to Tony Eid, Executive Director, Future Network Operations at Sydney Trains, regarding their new facility and delve into the benefits of an integrated rail operations centre in regards to network efficiency and enhanced customer ex ...

5 Organisations that are Innovating their Network Optimisation Strategies

With over 700 million passenger journeys made on urban rail across Australia over 2016-17, and with Australia’s major cities experiencing major growth, rail network capabilities need to be up to speed. Keeping up with the latest technological developments and innovations is paramount to ensuring ...

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What Does the Future Hold for Australia'S Railway Stations?

Australia is home to some of the world’s fastest-growing urban environments. According to the Australasian Railway Association, approximately 35% of the country’s population lives in Sydney and Melbourne, with these figures growing three times as fast as in regional areas. Increasing demand has led to the introduction of new metro...

Wizards of Oz: Training Australia’s Future Rail Engineers

Australia’s rail sector has long been intertwined with the fortunes of its better recognised mining industry. The boom experienced by the latter in the last century saw the creation of a more established rail infrastructure, with ample funding coming from central and state government. However, it is has become apparent...

How robot trains are boosting Australia’s mining industry

When a runaway train carrying 238 wagons of iron ore derailed in Australia this month due to human error and equipment failure, it cost BHP Billiton millions of dollars in lost production. But it also turned the spotlight on how replacing people with autonomous technology can boost safety and efficiency...

Sydney Trains gets 'Paris and London' technology upgrade for signal system

An $880 million investment will digitise NSW's train signal system and allow more trains onto the network, the State Government says, with all lines set to receive the new technology by "the mid 2020s". The investment, announced by NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian on Sunday, will see "Paris and London" technology...


KiwiRail’s ETCS Journey and Enhancing Network Resilience through the New Auckland Control Centre

In this presentation from Train Control Management Systems 2018, Colin Vickery, Control Services Manager at the National Train Control Centre, KiwiRail discussed:The duplication of control centres to provide contingency, resilience and increase capacity in controlling Auckland and Wellington separately Insights into how KiwiRail assisted control room staff and train controllers...

Brownfield CBTC – Examining the Lessons Learned from TTC and What it Means for Australia’s Operational Networks

In this presentation from Train Control Management Systems 2018, Mike Palmer Chief Operating Officer at Toronto Transit Commission discussed: Understanding the importance of operational integration and laying out operational requirements to ensure you meet the project criteria and maintain consistency Efficiently managing trial operations and identifying the areas for improvement...

Signalling on the Elizabeth Line: Insights into Train Throughput Expectations at Crossrail

In this presentation from Train Control Management Systems 2018, Chris Binns Chief Engineer at Crossrail UK discussed:Building consistency with systems and technologies between the new signalling centre and train operations Insights into the plan and strategy development for determining the right technology and systems to implement Determining a strategy for...

Advanced Train Control Systems Investments to Meet Future Rail Capacity

In this presentation from Train Control Management Systems 2018, Stephen Lemon, Director of Rail Systems Development at Transport for NSW explores; The challenges facing TfNSW’ rail operations, including a growing population and patronage increases of 3% per annum TfNSW’ future technology and investment roadmap, as well as delivery guiding principlesIntegrating...

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Sydney Trains: Reducing Delays, Streamlining Operations & Increasing Throughput with an Integrated Rail Operations Centre

Ahead of the Train Control Management Systems 2018 summit we explore Sydney Trains’ state-of-the-art new facility and delve into the benefits of an integrated rail operations centre in regards to network efficiency, automation, safety and customer experience. 

Learn How 5 Global Cities are Integrating Automated Systems to Increase Throughput, Efficiency and Safety

Ahead of the Train Control Management Systems Summit 2018 we explore the strategies and innovations five rail operators around the world are using to seamlessly integrate new technologies to enhance safety, improve efficiency and increase train throughput.