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EU Light Rail

Thursday May 16, 2019 to Friday May 17, 2019

Driving innovation: Applied technology for light and urban rail

Musée du Transport Urbains, Brussels
16-17 May 2019

EU Light Rail brings together leading policy-makers and innovators to help shape the future of urban mobility.

Celebrating the past, present and future of sustainable, efficient urban travel, this year’s event is once again held in the magnificent Musée du Transport Urbains in central Brussels – 2019 also marking 150 years of tramway operation in Belgium’s capital.

With two days of interactive debates, an accompanying exhibition of some of the industry’s leading service providers, technical tours of STIB-MVIB’s state-of-the-art new Marconi tram facility, and over eight hours of networking time, EU Light Rail puts you at the heart of the debate on the future of urban travel.

Speakers include:

Jan Pannus – Director of Movement, Tram Unit, STIB-MIVB
Laurent Dauby – Rail Director, UITP
Peter Cushing – CEO, Light Rail Safety Standards Board
> Filip Jiřík – Strategic and Investment Development, DPP (Praha)
Thomas Lorent – Head of Transit Steering Group, Pandrol
Matthias Hoffmann – Sales Director, Siemens Mobility
Ian Rowe – Managing Director, IRAL/Tram-Pro
Arnould Koopmans – Business Manager, Rail, Lankhorst Mouldings

Your two days will include presentations and
interactive debates on topics such as:

> Urban transit and the Smart City
> Enhancing the customer experience
> Digital twins and next-generation virtual modelling
> Wearable tech as the new travel currency
> BIM and digital engineering
> Future signalling technologies
> Advanced asset monitoring strategies
> Tramway innovation: Past, Present and Future
> Alternative traction power supplies
> Mobility as a Service

Who should attend?

  • Light and urban rail operators
  • Urban planners
  • Operational specialists
  • Technology providers
  • Consultants
  • Financiers and procurement specialists
  • Specialist legal firms
  • Railway safety practitioners
  • Rolling stock and infrastructure engineers
  • Depot managers and fleet maintainers
  • Equipment and component suppliers
  • Academics, campaigners and lobbyists

7 benefits of attending EU Light Rail

Learn from the latest case studies on the latest innovations in the European light rail market.
Enhance your communication with passengers and key stakeholders.
Improve efficiency through the smart use of technology.
Reduce your environmental footprint.
Understand the requirements that rail operators prioritising in the 21st Century.
Workshop with peers to share best practice on safety, maintenance and operation.
Develop relationships with other professionals from across the European light rail sector.

To discuss how you can be part of it contact us at +44 (0) 1733 367600

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