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Meet Senior Decision Makers From

  • U.K. Rail Operators
  • European Rail Operators
  • Global Rail Operators

With The Following Job Titles:

COOs, VPs, Directors, Managers, Team Leads & Chiefs Of...

  • Rolling Stock
  • Maintenance
  • Engineering
  • Innovation
  • Asset Management
  • State Of Good Repair
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • High Speed Rail
  • Fleet
  • Systems
  • Shops
  • Revenue Equipment

Adam Bevan

Professor of Railway Systems Engineering

Institute of Railway Research

Following the completion of his PhD in 2004, Adam joined the Rail Technology Unit at Manchester Metropolitan University. During his time at the Rail Technology Unit, Adam built up a wide range of expertise and knowledge in the field of wheel-rail interface engineering, vehicle dynamics simulation and vehicle-track interaction. This specialist knowledge has been applied to a large number of research projects for key industry stakeholders into the causes, prediction and mitigation of rail and wheel damage. Adam joined the University of Huddersfield in July 2012 where he is currently Professor of Railway Systems Engineering and Head of Enterprise for the Institute of Railway Research. Over the last few years he has further extended his research interests into a number of emerging areas including; Remote Condition Monitoring, Smart Maintenance and New Materials. Adam is a Chartered Mechanical Engineering and a fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

AGENDA AT A GLANCE

Evaluate The Potential To Reduce Cost & Allocate Resources More Effectively To Optimise Asset Utilisation & Service Delivery

 

DAY 1  SMARTER COST REDUCTION STRATEGIES, ADOPTING NEW TECHNOLOGY AND IMPLEMENTING MORE EFFICIENT WORKING METHODS

  • Improving Cost Base Efficiency & Optimising Whole Life Cycle Management Saving Money, Optimising Asset Utilisation & Managing Realistic Expectations On What New Technology Innovation Can Actually Deliver
  • Optimising Both New & Legacy Fleets Rolling Stock ‚ÄčMaintenance Adopting New Technology And Improve Cost Base Efficiencies 
  • Demonstrating How Adopting The Latest Technologies Can Result In A Net Reduction In The Amount Of Money It Costs To Run & Maintain Your Trains
  • Qualified Manpower Skill Development & Competency Management For The 21ST Century, Digitally Enabled Maintenance Regimes, Leading The Workforce To Deliver Reliable, Robust Value From New Technology

 

DAY 2 – IN HOUSE V. OUTSOURCING - OBSOLESCENCE HANDLING & SUPPLY CHAIN SPARE PARTS MANAGEMENT 

  • Gain Insight Into The Economics Of “Train As A Service” Business Models & Whether Outsourcing Over In-House Maintenance Is A More Cost Competitive Solution
  • Ensuring Spare Part Availability And Supplier Support For Components And Subsystems Throughout The Entire Rolling Stock Lifecycle
  • Managing Obsolescence For Electronics, Software, Hardware Components & Subsystems 
  • Delivering The Most Resource Efficient Solution Maximising The Value Of Your Rolling Stock Assets Over The Entire Lifecycle
  • Managing Productivity Improvements Through New Practices and Technology

 

DAY 3 - DEPOT OPTIMISATION -  IMPROVING WORKSHOP EFFICIENCY, IMPLEMENTING CHANGE  AND PREPARING FOR AUTOMATION AND NEW FLEET INTRODUCTION 

  • Automating Prioritisation And Assignment Of Maintenance Tasks For Decreased Downtime
  • Managing Changes to Depot Facilities to Accommodate Future Rolling Stock
  • Managing And Justifying Investment In Depot Facilities
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