Safety & Emergency Response

 

Safety & Emergency Response (Theatre 4), Wednesday 22 March 2017

Plenary Keynote Session: Megacities & Seamless Multi-Modal Transport

08:55

Organiser’s Welcome Remarks

09:00

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Dr Jacob Kam Chak-pui
09:10

The future of rail: An MTR perspective

•    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 
Yi Min

One Belt, One Road - Building an integrated rail network across Europe and Asia

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
Chao Liu
09:50

Rail transit signalling system history & development trend in China

10:10

Exhibition, Networking & Refreshments

Perran Coak
Safety & Emergency Response (Theatre 4)

Chairperson

Safety and Emergency Response

Dr K.M. Leung
Safety & Emergency Response (Theatre 4)
11:00

Platform Gap of East Rail Line – An Engineering Challenge

•    What are the major railway safety concerns?
•    Strategies adopted to enforce and maintain high safety standards
•    Adopting a stringent regime to enforce rail safety
Mr Siu Yow Wee
Safety & Emergency Response (Theatre 4)
11:20

SMRT's journey to achieving service excellence and passenger safety

Sue McCarrey
Safety & Emergency Response (Theatre 4)
11:40

Establishing a national approach to rail regulation

•    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?
 
Mr James Shi
Safety & Emergency Response (Theatre 4)
12:00

Enhancing safety of railway maintenance vehicles

•    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
12:20

Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit

16:10

Close of Asia Pacific Rail 2017

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