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08:55
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Keynote Interviews

Keynotes
Join us for a series of exclusive interviews, where leaders of major rail operators share their plans to manage increasing passenger capacity and operational demands. Hear their thoughts on what the major game changers in the next few years will be and what they are doing to keep up with the competition.

Interviewer: Colin Stewart, Global Rail Leader, Arup

08:55 – 09:10: Interview with Lincoln Leong, CEO, MTR Corporation

09:10 – 09:25: Interview with Desmond Kuek, President & Group CEO, SMRT Corporation

09:25 – 09:40: Interview with Azmi Abdul Aziz, President & Group CEO, Prasarana Malaysia Berhad

 
09:40
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Rail Leaders’ Panel

Keynotes
Following their interviews, our rail leaders will be joined by other special guests to explore the big issues affecting rail operators throughout Asia and beyond. Issues for discussion include:

•    How can we balance the pressure to increase passenger capacity with cost constraints?
•    How can we overcome funding challenges for new projects and project upgrades? What potential is there in increased use of PPPs and the capital markets?
•    With assets working harder and longer, what are the big picture asset management issues that we need to be aware of?
•    What are the real disruptive forces in the rail industry?
•    What’s the number one priority issue in your operator boardroom right now?
 
10:10
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The Digital Railway of the Future

Keynotes
The rail industry isn’t traditionally known for being a first-adopter or quick to adapt to new trends and market conditions, but in the digital future, that needs to change. Join us for this exciting keynote session as we explore what the digital railway of the future will look like, from both operator & passenger perspective. We’lll consider the impact of emerging technologies such as IoT and artificial intelligence, imagine the physical train of the future and its journey times, and also how the traditional station could change to become a connected lifestyle hub for both business and leisure.
11:40
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Future development roadmap of railway engineering and technology

New Technology (Theatre 1)
•    What are the major advances we can expect in the rail industry?
•    How will infrastructure and rail systems cope with increasing passenger demand?
•    How can innovations in the railway engineering lead to greater operational reliability and performance?
 
11:40
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构建互联互通的城市轨道交通网络化运营体系 Building an Interconnected Urban Rail Transit Network Operation System

Signalling & Communications (Theatre 2)
  • Implementation of intelligent & interoperable train control system
  • Ensuring seamless integration with existing networks
  • Key takeaways for other rail operators
*This session will be conducted in Mandarin. Simultaneous interpretation headsets are available for non-Mandarin speaking conference attendees.
11:40
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A 2026 target: Singapore-Malaysia High Speed Rail moves forward

Mainline & Rail Freight (Theatre 3)
•    From MOU towards bilateral agreement: Current project development status
•    Key considerations in selecting a tendering model that suits the operating environments and expectations of both countries
•    Tender timeline: What opportunities for collaboration are we expecting?

 
11:40
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Integrating tramways into dense urban networks: A case study on Hong Kong’s “Ding Dings”

Intermodality & Integration (Theatre 4)
•    What role do trams plan in Hong Kong’s efficient public transport system?
•    Overcoming challenges with legacy systems
•    Staying ahead of the competition and the journey towards modernization
 
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How IoT technology is changing the game in rail operations

New Technology (Theatre 1)
•    Train Management Systems applications for IoT technology
•    How IoT is enabling more effective maintenance
•    Applications of wearable technology for rail operators
•    From purchase to lease: Does IoT have the potential to change the entire business model of rail operators?
•    Connecting unconnected systems: IoT applications for legacy systems and operations
12:00
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Growing Korea’s High Speed Rail Network

Mainline & Rail Freight (Theatre 3)
•    What is the vision of high speed rail network in Korea? 
•    How has KTX service increase the railway demand?
•    How has the paradigm shift for green public transport impact rail investment? 
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Establishing a reliable air-rail connection: A case study on KLIA Express Rail Link

Intermodality & Integration (Theatre 4)
•    How does KLIA Express Rail Link distinguish its services amongst other modes of transport between the city and airport?
•    Digitalisation of ticketing systems to bring greater convenience to passengers
•    Future outlook: How to ensure long-term sustainability of air-rail links?

 
12:20
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Deploying artificial intelligence to manage complex maintenance schedules: A case study on HK’s MTR

New Technology (Theatre 1)
•    How can AI be effectively deployed in managing complex asset maintenance schedules? 
•    Challenges in design & implementation of AI on rail systems
•    Key takeaways for other metros in implementing AI on their own systems
12:20
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Large-scale CBTC Migration: A MTR Case Study

Signalling & Communications (Theatre 2)
  • Resignalling and upgrading the signalling systems of 7 metro lines
  • Strategies for minimising impact on commuters during upgrading
  • Ensuring seamless integration with existing networks
  • Key takeaways for other rail operators
12:20
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Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Railway Corridor

Mainline & Rail Freight (Theatre 3)
•    Challenges in planning and constructing India’s first HSR project and lessons learned so far
•    What are the technical challenges involved in constructing a 21km undersea tunnel?
•    Key project timelines
•    Opportunities for collaboration
12:20
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Promoting sustainable transport-oriented development in China

Intermodality & Integration (Theatre 4)
•    Promoting Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) as an affordable solution for keeping up with urban growth
•    Encouraging pedestrian and transit-oriented real estate development near metro & BRT stations
•    Shaping and assessing urban development with the TOD standard

 
12:40
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Evolution of Cyber Threat in the Digital World – Past versus Future

New Technology (Theatre 1)
•    Learn about the dark side of the underground world, cyber security threat landscape and malicious threat actors penetrating Urban Rail ecosystem.
•    How to prevent from such type of threat and attack vectors.  What are key Defense in Depth architecture, security operations and people approach  
•    Overview of technical and administrative controls solutions and conclusion•    Identifying security holes in your operating and signalling systems
•    Connected but vulnerable? What steps can you take to protect your wireless and cloud-based infrastructure?
•    Putting cyber security on the management agenda
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Combined Q&A

Signalling & Communications (Theatre 2)
Join us to ask questions on what the speakers have presented. Let's hear their further thoughts and voice your opinions
12:40
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Thailand’s High Speed Rail ambitions

Mainline & Rail Freight (Theatre 3)
•    Plans for 165km Bangkok-Hua Hin high speed rail 
•    International collaboration: Establishing rail links to neighbouring countries 
•    Project timelines and collaboration opportunities

 
12:40
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Combined Q&A

Intermodality & Integration (Theatre 4)
Join us to ask questions on what the speakers have presented. Let's hear their further thoughts and voice your opinions. 
14:20
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Expansion of Singapore’s MRT network

New Metro Project Showcase (Theatre 1)
  • What is the vision for Singapore’s rail network?
  • What are the innovations and benchmarking best practices being evaluated on this project?
  • The changing model of Singapore’s metro system
14:20
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eLTE - Surpass Broadband, The Unified Wireless Solution for Smart Metro

Signalling & Communications (Theatre 2)

eLTE solution is based on the most advanced LTE technologies providing a highly integrated ICT wireless network. This innovative network carries multiple services for enterprise campuses, including SCADA, automatic control, data transmission for smart meters and sensors (which utilize the Internet of Things), video surveillance, broadband access, and voice communication including voice trunking and group calls.

14:20
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One Belt, One Road Stakeholder Panel: Construction Progress, Future Plans & Challenges

Mainline & Rail Freight (Theatre 3)
•    Managing risk: Meeting the challenge of uniting 60 countries behind a common goal
•    Financing OBOR: Meeting the challenge of combining money from Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, the Silk Road Fund, other multilaterals, private sector financing and other methods for this multi-trillion dollar project
•    Practical challenges: Overcoming differences in rail gauge across Eurasia & different rail infrastructure standards 
•    Creating incentives: Will we see other constituent countries of OBOR creating incentives like China is doing within its cities?
•    What next?
 
14:20
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Enhancing the resilience of power supply system

Power & Energy (Theatre 4)
•    Strategies to minimise power-related incidents and increasing overall reliability
•    Adjusting protection settings and maintenance practices to enhance reliability
•    How effective have these strategies been in enhancing power reliability?
 
14:40
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Building Mumbai’s longest rail corridor

New Metro Project Showcase (Theatre 1)
•    Constructing Mumbai Metro Line 3 – the city’s first entirely underground corridor
•    Challenges encountered in the construction of Mumbai Metro Line 3
•    Solutions adopted by MMRC

 
14:40
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Managing systems integration on rail transit projects

Signalling & Communications (Theatre 2)
•    Establishing a systematic systems integration process to meet time and budget constraints
•    Strategies for managing interface design and systems integration
•    Adoption of Model Based Systems Engineering(MBSE) to ease implementation
•    Building Competent Systems Engineers
14:40
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Enhancing power system operations: A case study on Taipei Metro

Power & Energy (Theatre 4)
•    Strengthening the ability to anticipate problems on power equipment
•    Measures adopted to improve power system
•    How to recover quickly after a power outage

 
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Safety First-Delivering Modern CBTC with Tailored WiFi

Signalling & Communications (Theatre 2)
•    Providing a reliable backbone for railway operations   
•    Constructing a smooth Wi-Fi experience for infotainment demands
•    Securing Wi-Fi access

 
15:00
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Cambodia’s rail modernization journey

Mainline & Rail Freight (Theatre 3)
  • What plans have been identified to upgrade Cambodia’s rail infrastructure to cope with increasing freight demand?
  • How will such upgrades be financed?
  • What are the challenges involved?
15:00
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Nagpur Metro's Green Initiatives

Power & Energy (Theatre 4)
  • Adopting and integrating solar energy generation from project planning and design stage
  • Installation of “Bio Digester Technology”
  • Green Building norms for environmental protection in building design & construction
15:00
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Digitalisation of Infrastructure and Asset Management Integration

New Metro Project Showcase (Theatre 1)
  • How does the future of fleet maintenance look like?
  • Enhancing active management of vehicles and infrastructure maintenance, performance and operation
15:20
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Sharing the vision for the future of Malaysia’s rail infrastructure

New Metro Project Showcase (Theatre 1)
•    Expansion plans for Malaysia’s rail infrastructure
•    Increasing rail connectivity and unlocking the economic potential of communities along the rail line
•    Collaboration with Chinese partners to finance and build the rail link

 
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Towards an “always-connected” passenger journey

Signalling & Communications (Theatre 2)
•    Assessing the feasibility of rolling out Wi-Fi across railway networks
•    Will a free Wi-Fi service ever be a sustainable model?
•    Challenges of constructing a smooth Wi-Fi experience and maintaining good network speeds
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Insights into the Trans Sulawesi Railway

Mainline & Rail Freight (Theatre 3)

•    Building a 1600km track network on the island of Sulawesi  
•    Providing a modern rail service for freight and passenger by 2019
•    Opportunities for business collaboration
15:20
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Tokyo Metro Eco Project – Aspiring to be an energy efficient railway

Power & Energy (Theatre 4)

•    Tokyo Metro Group Environmental Policy 
•    Introducing environmentally friendly trains and equipment 
•    Measures to improve energy efficiency of trains
 

    15:40
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    Building Jakarta’s first MRT rail system: A 2019 target

    New Metro Project Showcase (Theatre 1)
    •    Project status and upcoming opportunities 
    •    Preparations for trial run operations in 2018 
    •    Future expansion plans – Establishing a 112km network by 2020
    15:40
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    Evolution of Systems Integration Management: Case Study on KVMRT Line 2

    Signalling & Communications (Theatre 2)
    •    Evolution of standards on KVMRT Line 2 
    •    Adopting new technologies in system design and interface management
    •    How effective are these new technologies in overcoming challenges in system and interface integration? 
    15:40
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    Modernising Ulaanbataar Railway

    Mainline & Rail Freight (Theatre 3)
    •    What are the mega projects in process to upgrade Ulaanbataar Railways? 
    •    Moderning rail infrastructure to cope with increasing passenger and freight volume
    •    Project timelines and milestones 

    *This session will be presented in Mongolian with English translation. Slides will be shown in English
    15:40
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    Traction Power Innovation and Change Management

    Power & Energy (Theatre 4)


     
    16:40
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    Modernization of freight wagon rolling stock for improved asset utilization and lower life cycle cost

    Keynotes
    - Rolling stock modernization goals
    - Undercarriage equipment performance to meet challenges of operating conditions
    - Equipment maintenance
     
    16:40
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    .NOKIA COMMUNICATIONS WORKSHOP (Held in Signalling & Communications theatre)

    Keynotes
    Network Transformation Railways

    In this joint workshop session with Nokia and our partner CommTel Network Solutions, you will learn about the railway industry challenges, Nokia end-to-end mission-critical railway solutions and how we will transform VicTrack’s mission-critical railway communications network in Australia. Thanks to this transformation, VicTrack communication systems will be able to support a variety of railway services to ensure better safety and reliable operations throughout Australia’s second most populous state.

     
    17:30
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    Building operational excellence competency: Supporting knowledge & skills sharing

    Keynotes
    Rightly so customers are increasingly demanding for better service quality of railway operations not only in normal service but also during service interruption.  Building operational excellence competency and capability is inevitably a top priority task for management.  The presentation will elaborate how MTR develops its operational excellence capability through MTR Academy’s integrated training approach supporting knowledge and skills sharing, and how MTR Academy is going to achieve its mission of developing railway experts and executives with the aim of advancing service and operational excellence of the railway industry worldwide.
    17:50
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    Operations Reliability Panel

    Keynotes
    Join us for this panel discussion to round out the first day of Asia Pacific Rail 2017, as rail leaders share their strategies and challenges in maintaining high operational reliability standards. Some key issues for debate include:  

    •    How can we maintain high reliability standards while managing the growing demand for rail services?
    •    How can we ensure service reliability amidst ongoing asset renewal and maintenance?
    •    How can IT innovations be harnessed to improve rail reliability and operational performance?
    •    How can technology be used to move the industry forward while not undermining the fundamentals of sound railway practice? 
     
    18:30
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    Networking Drinks Reception

    Keynotes
    Join us for a drink at the end of day one and catch-up with old friends whilst also making lucrative new contacts.

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    09:10
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    The future of rail: An MTR perspective

    Keynotes
    •    Urbanisation and the changing rail industry 
    •    Investing in the future: What is MTR’s future railway development blueprint?
    •    Going global: MTR’s expansion strategy into Mainland China and other overseas markets
    •    Driving innovation in service operations 
    09:30
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    One Belt, One Road - Building an integrated rail network across Europe and Asia

    Keynotes
    China’s OBOR strategy offers extraordinary opportunities for all 60 countries that it will pass through, and of course for rail and freight businesses. The creation of the six planned economic corridors will open up more economic and efficient trade routes and the creation of new free trade zones, such as the Fujian FTZ, offering their own incentives to drive business. Join us as we explore the status of this ambitious project and identify the upcoming opportunities for the rail industry
    11:00
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    Integrating new rolling stock into existing infrastructure: Challenges & strategies

    Rolling Stock (Theatre 1)
    •    Key considerations when integrating new rolling stock into your operations 
    •    Workshop modifications & new design features to ease integration into maintenance plans 
    •    Managing the transition – what are the impacts on existing infrastructure
    11:00
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    Financing Asia’s Rail Projects: A World Bank Perspective

    Finance & Funding (Theatre 3)
    •    Key elements for a railway project to be eligible to receive funding
    •    What projects are most obvious candidates for funding and where are they located?
    •    Partnering with Indian Railways to set up Railways Development fund
    11:00
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    PANEL: Best practices in managing resignalling projects

    Signalling & Communications (Theatre 2)
    •    Migrating legacy systems to new systems
    •    Determining system and infrastructure compatibility 
    •    Minimising disruption to service operations during testing 
    •    Training staff to operate on new control systems 
    11:00
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    Platform Gap of East Rail Line – An Engineering Challenge

    Safety & Emergency Response (Theatre 4)
    •    What are the major railway safety concerns?
    •    Strategies adopted to enforce and maintain high safety standards
    •    Adopting a stringent regime to enforce rail safety
    11:20
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    Maintenance & engineering strategies to extend lifespan of aging fleet

    Rolling Stock (Theatre 1)
    •    Re-engineering strategies for extending the life of rolling stock assets
    •    Building in safety and ensuring reliability of ageing fleet to prevent failures when in service
    •    Planning and budgeting for increased maintenance costs
    •    Using technology to extend lifespan of aging fleet 
     
    11:20
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    Rail & Real Estate: Hong Kong MTR’s successful value capture financing formula

    Finance & Funding (Theatre 3)
    •    Thinking about financing in a new way
    •    Underwriting construction projects with other revenue streams
    •    Becoming a part of the community through multiple avenues
    •    What lessons can other cities draw from this model?  
     
    11:30
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    Working in limited windows - optimising track maintenance with minimal passenger disruption

    Track Infrastructure Theatre
    -Sharing of best practices for moving maintenance crew on and off the track quickly and effectively while complying with safety regulations to maximise efficiency
    - Moving from reactive to proactive approaches - adopting predictive and preventative technologies and regimes to reduce track downtown
    - What does a standaridsed, best practice maintenance regime look like? What is the roadmap to achieving this?
    11:30
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    Future of ticketing - moving from smart cards to the cloud

    Rail Revenue & Ticketing Theatre
    - How can account-based ticketing contribute to a fully integrated travel experience?
    - How to assuage passengers' concern related to data protection and cybersecurity
    - How does account-based ticketing benefit customers and public transport operator?
    11:40
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    Developing a system integration strategy for driverless CBTC system

    Signalling & Communications (Theatre 2)
    •    Addressing the vulnerabilities of CBTC system
    •    Reducing risk of downtime in operations
    •    Strengthening backbone of communications
    •    Looking ahead to system expansion in future

     
    11:40
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    Establishing a national approach to rail regulation

    Safety & Emergency Response (Theatre 4)
    •    What are ONRSR’s key priorities in the next few years?
    •    Pressures faced by national regulators and how to overcome them?
    •    How can rail operators build a safety culture within their organization?
     
    11:40
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    Securing JICA loan: A case study on financing Ahmedabad Metro

    Finance & Funding (Theatre 3)
    •    Overview of the Ahmedabad metro rail project
    •    Securing funding from JICA
    •    How do rail projects benefit from knowledge and technology transfer from international aid agencies?
    12:00
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    Combined Q&A

    Rolling Stock (Theatre 1)
    Join us to ask questions on what the speakers have presented. Let's hear their futher thoughts and voice your opinions.
    12:00
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    An approach towards CBTC – Case study of Kolkata East-West Metro

    Signalling & Communications (Theatre 2)
    • Brief about geographical location with the need for MTP
    • Key features of CBTC system
    • Challenges for incorporating CBTC system
    • Details of mandatory approvals for metro system from various government authorities
    12:00
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    Asset Purchase, Renewal and Replacement Financing

    Finance & Funding (Theatre 3)
    • Exploring the importance of looking into risk and financial modeling in asset management system

    • Integration of asset life/financial models with opportunity cost to facilitate appropriate decision making

    • Advantages and potential business opportunities of incorporating financial modeling into asset management systems

    12:00
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    Enhancing safety of railway maintenance vehicles

    Safety & Emergency Response (Theatre 4)
    •    Understanding the challenges for railway maintenance vehicles and how they lead to high accident rates
    •    Implementation of a vehicle positioning and routing system to enhance safety of railway maintenance vehicles
    •    Features of the system
    •    Benefits on operational performance
    13:30
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    Future of Rail Asset Management: MTR’s Vision

    Asset Management (Theatre 1)
    •    Using forecasting trends for predictive maintenance of rail assets 
    •    How will rail asset management evolve with the application of new technology in the next decade? 
    •    How will smart maintenance technology impact infrastructure and maintenance processes? 
    13:30
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    An assessment of the PPP model

    Finance & Funding (Theatre 3)
    •    Key drivers for the use of PPPs in rail development
    •    Will we see increasing popularity of the PPP model across Asia?
    •    How much investor and operator appetite is there for PPP model in developing countries?
    •    What are the different contract structures for PPPs in the region?
    •    Case Studies 
    13:30
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    Innovations on Kaohsiung Light Rail network

    Light Rail (Theatre 4)
    •    Building the world’s first light rail vehicle system on a fully catenary-free route
    •    Minimising energy consumption through effective design of electricity usage
    •    Phase 1 & 2 updates

     
    13:50
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    Developing and Delivering the LTA's Rail Asset Management Framework

    Asset Management (Theatre 1)
    While LTA prepares to double the existing rail network length in Singapore, LTA is also taking over the ownership of rail assets as part of the new rail licensing and financing framework.
     
    • Development of an asset management framework and roadmap to deliver on desired outcomes
    • Identifying key challenges and strategies adopted
    • Initiatives and innovations in asset management capabilities to facilitate reliability improvements, renewal planning and asset upkeep
    13:50
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    Huawei Communications Workshop (By-Invitation Only)

    Signalling & Communications (Theatre 2)
    Join Huawei's workshop at Asia Pacific Rail 2017 as they put together an exciting program line up - from the latest trends in communications to innovative strategies in overcoming rail communication challenges. The session provides a well-rounded, comprehensive perspective from key industry experts and asset owners.

    The workshop will be held from 13:00 to 16:00, followed by a networking cocktail reception from 16:45 till 18:45.
     
    13:50
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    Understanding the rail PPP landscape in China : A case study on Shenzhen Metro Line 6

    Finance & Funding (Theatre 3)
    •    Key criteria in assessing the feasibility of the project 
    •    What should other rail operators consider when establishing a rail PPP project?
    •    Why wasn’t the PPP model adopted eventually?

    *This session will be conducted in Mandarin. Simultaneous interpretation headsets are available for non-Mandarin speaking conference attendees.

     
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    Enhancing Manila Light Rail Transit System with IT Innovations

    Light Rail (Theatre 4)
    •    Integrating rail systems into a single platform
    •    Renewal of rail infrastructure
    •    Transition of SDH to MPLS technology
     
    14:10
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    Applying asset management to new metro systems

    Asset Management (Theatre 1)
    •    Designing and implementing a comprehensive asset management system 
    •    Managing asset renewal cycles for shorter life assets vs. longer life assets 
    •    Strategic organisation planning to ensure high quality asset management
    14:10
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    PPP for urban mass transit in Thailand: Case study of Pink and Yellow Line Project

    Finance & Funding (Theatre 3)
    • What steps were taken to create an attractive environment for both foreign and domestic investors?
    • What are the latest PPP rail projects in the pipeline?
    • Mitigating risks and challenges in rail PPPs
    • Successful case studies
    14:10
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    LRT3 – Extending the frontiers of connectivity to Western Klang Valley

    Light Rail (Theatre 4)
    •    A 2020 target: Project timeline and key milestones 
    •    First rail project with green technology in Malaysia
    •    Collaboration opportunities 
    14:30
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    Effective asset management in ensuring operational reliability

    Asset Management (Theatre 1)
    •    Setting up an effective asset management framework
    •    What are the strategies to ensure asset service life extension?
    •    Setting up a budget for asset renewal and replacement
     
    14:30
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    Risk mitigation in rail infrastructure projects

    Finance & Funding (Theatre 3)
    Risk mitigation in rail infrastructure projects  
    Rail infrastructure projects often end up taking longer and costing more than expected. With the growing number of rail infrastructure projects in Asia and the cost of capital, managing risk is essential to the success of the project. 

    •    What are the factors causing capital project risk?
    •    How can corporate and project goals be better aligned to reduce risk? 
    •    The importance of layering in accountability at the strategy phase 
    •    How to efficiently structure a rail infrastructure project to minimise risk
    14:30
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    New Taipei City Danshui Light Rail: Project Updates

    Light Rail (Theatre 4)
    •    Phase 1 and 2: Key timelines
    •    Extending the network to accommodate increasing passenger demand 
    •    What are the key challenges in construction?
    •    Innovations in tracks and vehicles 
     
    14:50
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    Developing an effective crisis management strategy

    Passenger Experience (Theatre 1)
    - How can rail operators rebuild public trust after a major disruption?
    - Collecting and disseminating accurate information within a short timeframe
    - Leveraging on traditional and social media to reach commuters at all touch points
    14:50
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    Attracting private investment in rail infrastructure development

    Finance & Funding (Theatre 3)
    Asia must invest USD $730bn per year in new infrastructure projects by 2020 to keep up with demand, according to ADB, representing a huge opportunity for private investors.
    •    What can rail authorities do to establish more partnerships with the private sector? What are the barriers?
    •    How can rail authorities make their projects more attractive to private investors?
    •    How can projects be better structured to attract investors? 
    •    How can rail authorities ensure a level playing field for the private sector?
    •    Which markets are the capital markets willing to play in, and how do they price in risk?
    15:10
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    Improving passenger experience through digitalization

    Passenger Experience (Theatre 1)
    • Evolution of Indonesian Railways
    • How is Kereta Api Indonesia transforming the passenger business with its IT initiatives?
    • What plans have been put in place to modernize the passenger experience?
    15:10
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    The future of rail infrastructure financing across Asia

    Finance & Funding (Theatre 3)
    •    Can we expect to see increased private sector participation in Asian rail infrastructure projects? 
    •    How can Asian countries mitigate risk to open up rail projects to the capital markets?
    •    Overcoming political risk for investors 
    •    The future of PPPs: The new norm or a stop-gap?
    •    As governments try to bring their finances under control, what alternative financing strategies will they pursue?

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