Today’s rail operators are faced with increasing passenger capacity and greater demands to maintain reliable and efficient services. In this challenging operational climate, rail leaders have to navigate new challenges. How can the health of rail assets be maintained with cost constraints? How do emerging technologies be utilised to improve rail operations? What are the big picture management issues to be aware of?
These 3 inspiring rail leaders from Asia’s rail operators will help to illuminate what the future of rail looks like.
Azmi Abdul Aziz, President & Group Chief Executive Officer, Prasarana Malaysia Berhad
Kuala Lumpur’s ambitious urban rail plan is starting to take shape. The Klang Valley MRT project, Malaysia’s largest infrastructure development and backbone of the city’s public transportation network, is on schedule to completion and within the targeted cost. On top of that, extensions on the Ampang and Kelana lines have been completed earlier this year. Azmi will share more about he shares more about his vision of the Malaysia’s rail industry in the next decade.
Lincoln Leong, Chief Executive Officer, MTR Corporation
MTR Corporation is regarded globally as one of the most successful metro systems in the world. The man in MTR Corporation Limited’s driver’s seat is none other than Mr. Lincoln Leong, who became CEO in March 2015. Join down as we sit down with Lincoln for an exclusive keynote interview to discuss future trends and market conditions in the rail industry.
Peter Lunden-Welden, President & Chief Executive Officer, Seoul Line 9 Operation Co. Ltd
With a high level of cultural understanding and a sincere desire to deliver passenger service excellence, it is no surprise that Peter has won over the Korean population. By combining the best of both the Korean way of thinking and Western operating methods, he has helped the metro service achieve 100% punctuality with no strikes, no delays and no need for trade unions. Hear Peter share his insights on the Rail Leaders’ Panel.
Now in its 19th edition, Asia Pacific Rail is the largest gathering of senior rail leaders in Asia. With a 4 track premium conference agenda covering key issues across metro, mainline, freight, rolling stock, power, signalling & communications, finance & funding and more, 3 technical seminar theatres in the exhibition hall, over 80 exhibition stands and an Underground/Overground University, our 2017 edition will be our biggest ever. Book your ticket here.