30th June - Depot Tour More Information...
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
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
- Fleet/Vehicle/Rolling Stock Engineering
- Asset Management/Asset Strategy
- Condition Monitoring
- Reliability Engineering
Plus Condition-Based Monitoring & Prediction Solution Providers including
- Sensors & IOT Devices - Acoustic/Vibration/Temperature
- Data Transmission Wireless/Cellular
- Data Visualisation & Reporting
- Data Processing & Analytics
- Integration Solutions With Maintenance & Asset Management
- Decision Support Services
- Data Analytics & Predictive Analytics
- Automation & Digitalisation Solutions
- Green Technologies & Solutions
Head of Fleet Performance
Govia Thameslink Railway
A Chartered Railway Engineer with a Batchelors degree in railway systems Engineering and Accredited mini MBA. Currently the Fleet Planning and Performance Manager (Head of Fleet Control) at Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) accountable for fleet delivery of over 4000 train services daily formed of circa 500 units of mixed fleets and the management of maintenance planning for the entire fleet of over 2500 coaches of rolling stock.
Has held numerous senior roles within the rail industry and delivered multi-stakeholder projects for the fleet asset management function at both regional and national level over a 30 year career.
- Head of Fleet Performance at SWR responsible for the asset stewardship of a £2 billion fleet portfolio.
- Fleet Depot Manager at Wimbledon responsible for the delivery of the metro train service fleets maintenance and repair on South Western.
- South West Trains Fleet Technical Manager responsible for asset reliability growth for the Metro Fleets.
- Network Rail Senior Rail Vehicle Interface Engineer responsible for a national team of vehicle/infrastructure interface specialists supporting both commercial and technical fields.
- Siemens transportation Fleet Maintenance Shift Supervisor and author of maintenance regimes and star charts
- Southeastern Railway Fleet Skilled Service Technician
- British Railways Engineering Apprentice
AGENDA FOCUS TOPICS
DAY 1 - 27 JUNE 2023
Implementing Cost-Saving Innovations In Fleet Maintenance To Improve Availability
- Examine rail maintenance mega trends to enhance service, capacity, and passenger experience while lowering the cost
- Transitioning to condition-based maintenance in conjunction with classical maintenance strategies
- Taking steps to cut costs and decide how many people to hire at a time when unions are more active and industrial action more frequent
- The macro view on establishing a culture of data-driven decision-making throughout maintenance, asset management & operations
- Best practices on building the technical expertise to analyse and use data for maintenance decision making effectively
- Application of ai algorithms to automate the process of cleaning & pre-processing data, as well as detecting anomalies to save time and money
- Creating digital twins of rolling stock to simulate and analyse maintenance scenarios, identify potential problems, and optimise maintenance plans
- Digitalisation solutions that maximise ROI and cost reduction
DAY 2 – 28 JUNE 2023
Maintenance Planning For All Categories Of Fleets And Handling Obsolescence
- Revisiting the conversation on outsourcing vs. Insourcing rail maintenance in the context of escalating prices, more frequent industrial action & a driving need to reduce cost
- Addressing the challenges of cost-effectively maintaining the reliability of locomotives as they age
- Reducing energy consumption - implementing new technology upgrades & modifying maintenance techniques
- Finding solutions to address the availability of components in the supply chain
- Proactively addressing mechanical and safety-critical component obsolesce cost-effectively
- Optimising the size of the engineering workforce based on the volume & type of maintenance
DAY 3 – 29 JUNE 2023
Future-Proofing New And Existing Depots
- Cost-competitively future-proofing new & existing rail depots to ensure flexibility for evolving fleet requirements – what is needed over the next 5, 10 or 20 years?
- Upgrading existing depots to support a range of fleets & maintenance regimes cost-effectively
- Transitioning from a time interval to more conditional-based monitoring in the depot
- Optimising the depot to prioritise retrofitting that delivers the most benefit for the least cost and to ensure the required equipment is integrated seamlessly
- Practicalities of optimising the use of data in the depot environment for safe, more targeted maintenance
- Standardising workforce training across all depots using the latest virtual reality & software apps
- Prioritising investment in depot automation to reduce the cost of cleaning, essential maintenance & safety optimisation