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Rolling stock maintenance and depot optimisation conference

The Rolling Stock Maintenance and Depot Optimisation European Congress 2022 is designed to help heads of engineering and depot management ensure they have the most efficient maintenance plans in place and that investment in new technology is justified with tangible benefits.

Taking place in person in London from June 28-29, with a live stream option via a virtual platform, the event showcases global case studies on data derived maintenance strategies and smart monitoring technologies focused on reduce maintenance downtime and cost this is one conference this year that the rolling stock maintenance community should not miss.

And, for the first time the conference includes a whole separately bookable day (June 30) dedicated to depot optimisation, allowing delegates to explore the suitability and future upgradability of depots for new fleets, how to optimise planning to prevent delays and how to ensure depot safety and security across all levels.

The speaker faculty includes:

  • Kyle Lau, Chief of Engineering, Beijing MTR
  • Thierry Fort, Rolling Stock Engineering Director, SNCF
  • John Doughty, Engineering Director, London North Eastern Railway
  • Paul Staples, Fleet Director, TransPennine Express
  • Ian Rawlings, Head of Profession – Vehicle, Transport For London
  • Pat McNamara, Head of Production, Eurostar International
  • Justin Southcombe, Commercial Director, Perpetuum
  • Dr Deepak Tripathi, Chief Mechanical Engineer, Konkan Railway
  • Neil O’Connor, Head of Fleet Performance, Govia Thameslink Railway
  • Sergio Barcena, Director of Operations Planning and Maintenance, Ouigo Espana
  • Paolo Masini, Head of Rolling Stock Technology and System Engineering, Trenitalia
  • Joao Grossinho, Technical Director, Fertagus
  • Menno de Glopper, Head of Operations, GVB
  • Sam Bussey, Sales Director, Instrumental
  • Muthu Thiagarajan, Performance Improvement Manager, Transport for London
  • Jared Hoag, Depot Manager, London North Eastern Railway
  • Gerald Schinagi, Manager – Digital Innovation, OBB
  • Werner Kurfess, Senior Project Manager, SBB
  • Philippe De Laharpe, Project Manager for Telediagnostics, SNCF
  • Simon Jarrett, Engineering Assurance Manager, Chiltern Railways
  • Staffan Ingvader, Project Manager, MTR Nordic Group
  • Bob Spadafora, Senior Executive Officer – Rail Fleet Services, Los Angeles Metro
  • Steven Corvello, Innovation and Design Manager, Lucchini RS
  • Javier De la Cruz, Managing Director, CAF Digital Solutions
  • Antti Toivanen, Project Manager, Metropolitan Area Transport Ltd, Helsinki
  • Majed Alhumaid, RSM Asset Manager, Saudi Railway Company
  • Gareth Tucker, Professor of Railway Systems Engineering, Institute of Railway Research
  • Adam Bevan, Professor of Railway Systems Engineering, Institute of Railway Research

The full agenda and registration information can be found at: LBCG – Home (