Presentations

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

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 in the transition into automatic route signalling
  • Control Centre Planning: Assessing the areas for upgrades to improve disaster recovery 
Brownfield CBTC – Examining the Lessons Learned from TTC and What it Means for Australia’s Operational Networks

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
  • Managing customer expectations during work progress to ensure minimal disruption as possible 
Signalling on the Elizabeth Line: Insights into Train Throughput Expectations at Crossrail

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 effective testing and the static tests required to turn on systems and integrated testing in a controlled fashion