Let’s discuss the future of the Central and Eastern European railway rolling stock market. Join the debate on March 16-17, 2016 in Warsaw. European Rolling Stock Forum 2016 is the largest and most prestigious business conference in the CEE, devoted to the railway vehicle manufacturing market in the region.
This year’s conference will amongst other topics discuss the most modern technologies used in the construction and maintenance of rolling stock, especially regarding energy consumption, components and design.
European Rolling Stock Forum evolved from one of our flagship conferences – “Prospects for the Locomotive Market”, organized by TOR Conferences in 2010-2013, the biggest and most prestigious conference in Poland and CEE devoted mainly to new projects in locomotive sector. It offers opportunities for local and international companies to reveal their new products and currently ongoing projects.
Day one, 16 March 2016
|10:00 – 10:30||
Registration, morning coffee
EU new financial perspective and railway rolling stock purchase in Poland
Introduction – new railway rolling stock market in Poland in comparison to the CEE region
| PART 1: TO MODERNISE OR TO ACQUIRE NEW VEHICLES – EXPERIENCE AND POSSIBILITIES
|11:00||Profitability of locomotive modernization in Poland – results of studies
|11:30||Modernisation of used locomotives with use of alternative propulsions
|11:50||Efficiency improved of used rolling stock instead of new investments – German experience
|12:10||Modernization and purchase – perspective of the manufacturer|
|PART 2: CHANGES ON THE LOCOMOTIVE MARKET – CONSTRUCTIONS, PURCHASE NEEDS
|12:50||Are we on the threshold of changes in the freight locomotive market? Purchase and modernization needs of Polish operators
|13:20||Energy storage and hybrid propulsion – still an innovation or already a standard in the producers’ offer?
|13:50||Road-rail vehicles – an effective alternative for shunting locomotives?
|14:10||TX Logistik – between locomotive rent or buy
|14:30||Pannel discussion: Rolling stock purchase and modernisation plans of the CEE rail freight operators
|16:30||End of Day One|
Day two, 17 March 2016
|8:30 – 9:00||Registration, morning coffee|
|9:00||R+D in railway rolling stock industry
|PART 3: FREIGHT WAGONS – INNOVATION FOR BUSINESS
|9:20||The significance of modern railway rolling stock in the logistics chain
|9:40||What rolling stock for the Rail Baltica? Technical barriers of that line
|10:00||Switcher – construction and capabilities of innovative platform designed for transportation of turnouts
|10:20||Ukrainian freight and passenger wagons: innovations in frames of modernization process
|PART 4: PASSENGER RAILWAY ROLLING STOCK – CHALLENGES OF TODAY
|11:00||EMUs for long-distance connections – market trends
|11:20||Purchase and modernisation plans until 2020
|11:40||Modernization and purchase plans in 2014-2020 EU financial perspective
|12:00||Skoda InterPartner – new EMUs for long-distance connections in the CEE
|12:40||Outsourcing of rolling stock maintenance – is it worth it?
|13:00||Introductory speech: Standarisation and unification in the context of purchase of EMUs and DMUs
Pannel discussion: Priorities of regional passenger operators regarding rolling stock
|PART 5: EU LAW – NEW REGLATIONS FOR THE ROLLING STOCK MARKET|
|14:20||Rolling Stock Reference Database (RSRD) – tool reporting about wagon`s technical parameters
|14:40||New regulations – perspectives, difficulties, influence on the market (authorisation, TSI)
|15:00||Adjusting rolling stock to the needs of the disabled people
|15:20||Forum summary – future of rolling stock in Europe
|16:30||End of Day Two|
*Participation of this speaker has not been confirmed.
Agenda is subject to change.
Amongst other topics, in 2015 the focus was on:
- UE regulations for ecologic and efficient railway rolling stock,
- innovative technologies and materials in rolling stock contruction – the costs of production and operation,
- redesign and modernization vs. acquisition of new vehicles,
- effective tools for rolling stock testing,
- rolling stock pools in the CEE – a chance for railway vehicle manufacturers?
- Ukraine – market with a huge potential.
About 200 experts and top level managers representing companies such as ABB, Akiem, Amsted Rail Company, Aste, Axtone, Bombardier Transportation, Bonatrans Group, CTL Logistics, DB Fahrzeuginstandhaltung, DB Schenker Rail Polska, DB Systemtechnik, Dellner Couplers, Diesel Loko Distribution, Dilax Intelcom, Faiveley, Freightliner, GE Power Controls, H. Cegielski – FPS, Knorr-Bremse, Koleje Mazowieckie, Koleje Śląskie, Koleje Wielkopolskie, Lithuanian Railways (LG), Lotos Kolej, Macquarie Asset Finance Holdings, Mäder Aqualack, Medcom, Ministry of Infrastructure and Development (Poland), Newag Group, Orlen KolTrans, PKP LHS, Perpetuum, Pesa, PZU, Rafamet, Railistics, Railpool, Siemens, Škoda Transporatation, Stadler, STK, Szybka Kolej Miejska w Warszawie, UAB Vilniaus lokomotyvų remonto depas, UNIFE, VIS Systems, White & Case and ZDG TOR took part in the event.
European Rolling Stock Forum evolved from one of our flagship conferences – “Prospects for the Locomotive Market”, organized by TOR Conferences in 2010-2013.
“Prospects for the Locomotive Market” 2010-2013:
- over 450 guests,
- over 30 industry partners (e.g. Bombardier, Newag, PESA Bydgoszcz, Skoda Transportation and Siemens),
- numerous passengers and freight operators,
- consulting companies and research institutions (e.g. VIS Systems, Railway Institute, Instytut Pojazdów Szynowych “Tabor”, VUZ Velim),
- highly meritorical presentations about new projects (e.g. detailed informations about Newag’s E4MSU “Griffin” revealed for the first time), commercial offers, modern components, market opportunities and niches.
Register now for 2016 edition at tor-konferencje.pl and receive a special discount.
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€ 355 net (€ 436,65 gross)
€ 322 net to 16.02.2016 (€ 396,06 gross)
The price includes:
- attendance in the event,
- conference materials,
- coffee breaks,
An accommodation fee is not included.
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