Metro Project Updates (Theatre 1)



Metro Project Updates (Theatre 1), Tuesday 20 March 2018

Opening Keynote Plenary: Rail Leadership


Organiser’s Welcome Remarks

Lincoln Leong

Keynote Interview: Lincoln Leong, Chief Executive Officer, MTR Corporation

Future of railway in Hong Kong and beyond: MTR’s expansion strategy 
Jeroen Weimar

Keynote Interview: Jeroen Weimar, Chief Executive Officer, Public Transport Victoria

Transforming the public transport network in Melbourne
HE Abdul Mohsin Ibrahim Younes

Keynote Interview: Abdul Mohsin Ibrahim Younes, Chief Executive Officer, Rail Agency, Roads and Transport Authority

Dubai's rail transport journey and beyond
Panel discussion

Rail Leaders' Panel

    wing the interviews, our rail leaders will gather on a panel to explore the big issues affecting rail operators all around the world. Issues for discussion include:     
  •     How can rail authorities and operators work more closely with each other to enhance service reliability and passenger satisfaction?    
  •     What is a sustainable and profitable model to manage rail development and daily operations?    
  •     With the expansion of rail networks in the next decade, what can be done to build up our rail engineering capabilities and workforce?    
  •     How can we deliver more capacity through the effective use of staff, assets and systems?    
  •     The urban mobility landscape is evolving with on-mobility demand services and new technologies, how can rail operators respond to this changing landscape? 

Title Sponsor Address


Exhibition Visit & Networking Refreshments

Southeast Asia

Perran Coak
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Conference Chair

Yuslizar Daud
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Malaysia’s Land Public Transport Transformation Towards Vision 2020

  •     Developing rail as the backbone of public transportation in Greater Kuala Lumpur
  •     Project updates on key rail projects – KVMRT, East Coast Rail Line, RTS, HSR
  •     Key tendering timelines and opportunities for collaboration 
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Singapore's urban mobility revolution

  •     What is the vision for Singapore’s rail network?
  •     Innovations and benchmarking best practices implemented on upcoming MRT projects
  •     Charting new territory with AVs providing first and last mile connectivity  
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Addressing mobility challenges in Asia's cities: Solutions for new rail developments

Reserved for Bombardier
Somprasong Suttayamully
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Overcoming capacity challenge in Bangkok: An update on the Mass Transit Master Plan

  •     As Bangkok’s metro network is set for expansion, what are the new projects planned for development under the Mass Transit Master Plan?
  •     Exploring opportunities for collaboration in the delivery of new lines
  •     What’s the progress of lines under construction - - Blue Line, Sukhumvit Line, Dark & Light Red Lines 

Networking Lunch & Exhbition Visit


Wilson Shao
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Lessons learnt from investing and operating in Mainland China

  • Opportunities arising from the metro boom in China
  • What are the challenges of investing and operating in China?
  • Achieving high operational reliability and customer satisfaction
Zhu Bin
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基于南京地铁运营实践看国内轨道交通发展趋势 Expansion of Nanjing Metro to meet increasing passenger numbers

·         Managing 7 metro lines with a daily ridership of 3 million
·         What are the new projects planned for construction from 2018 to 2023?
·         Best practices adopted on Nanjing Metro

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Developing Chengdu’s metro network to meet increasing passenger demand

  • Rapid expansion of Chengdu’s network with 350km of subway lines under construction
  • Key completion timelines and collaboration opportunities?
  • What are the latest technologies implemented on these new lines? 


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Shaping the public transport landscape in Chennai: Expansion plans for Chennai Metro

  • With rapid urbanization and increasing traffic congestion in the city, how can the metro project change the urban mobility landscape in Chennai?
  • Key timelines for Chennai Metro Phase 2  
  • First metro project in India to integrate other transport modes 
Sahadev Singh Rathi
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Improving urban mobility in Gujarat: Construction progress of Ahmedabad Metro (MEGA)

  •     Constructing a mass-transit rail system for the cities of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar 
  •     Construction progress – towards a completion target of 2020 
  •     Financing the project by JICA 
Sahadev Singh Rathi, Director, Project & Planning, MEGA
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Improving urban mobility in Bangalore: Construction progress of Bangalore metro

  • Expansion of the second longest operational metro network in India
  • Extension plans of Purple & Green Line
  • Building three new lines – What are the key project timelines?

Exhibition VIsit & Networking Refreshments

Closing Keynote Plenary

Richard Anderson

Driving financially sustainable growth in metro networks

  •     What drives financial success and minimizes the need for long-term government funding?
  •     What are the factors that affect metro costs within and outside operator control?
  •     What has been the impact of network development on metro finances? 
  •     How can optimising capacity deliver the most cost-effective outcomes for a metro?
  •     How can today’s successful Asian metros and their governments avoid the mistakes of older metros?  
Rolf Härdi

The future is digital, transformation is now

  •     The digital future has already started. Where are we now? Where are we heading tomorrow?
  •     Deutsche Bahn’s approach to digital transformation and overcoming challenges 
  •     Digital innovations to deliver our vision of  a seamless passenger experience 
  •     How can transport companies collaborate with each other to be more successful in the digital age? 
  •     How can traditional technologies benefit from digital technologies and vice versa?
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