Lincoln Leong to keynote Asia Pacific Rail 2017

Without a doubt, Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation Limited is regarded globally as one of the most well-designed, operated and successful metro systems in the world. Their system has been praised as world-class in terms of profitability, operation service and rail-property integration. It boasts an impressive 99.9% reliability rate and has been viewed as a model of reliability for rail operators …

Mark Elliott, CEO, Northwest Rapid Transit

Northwest Rapid Transit CEO, Mark Elliott, talks Sydney Metro

It’s an exciting time for the rail industry in Australia, with new metro networks planned in its biggest cities, Sydney and Melbourne. The Sydney Metro project is Australia’s largest public transport project. Its first phase, Sydney Metro Northwest, is well underway and scheduled for completion in the first half of 2019. Over the coming decade, more than 200,000 people will …

Asia Pacific Rail 2017: Bigger and better than ever before

Asia Pacific Rail returns for its 19th Edition on 21-22 March 2017 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong with a bigger and better than ever before. Over two exciting days, the event will featured a more extensive agenda with 4 premium conferences, 3 seminar theatres and a brand new Underground/Overground University to address the latest challenges and …

How Deutsche Bahn is managing project success through effective procurement strategies

The rail industry is booming in Asia with rail projects as well as up and coming suppliers and partners capable of providing the latest technologies and components to build and operate railway of the future. This represents in important opportunity for rail procurement officers to improve their procurement strategies to improve project success, but the most important question is how? …

Chua Chong Kheng LTA

Asia Pacific Rail 2016 Event highlights: 10 minutes with LTA’s Chua Chong Kheng

Asia Pacific Rail was once again successfully organized from 22-23 March 2016, gathering over 1,100 attendees from over 400 organizations and 35 countries. After his exciting presentation on Enhancing Singapore’s Rail System – Moving Beyond Rail Network Expansion, we sat down onsite with Mr. Chua Chong Kheng, Infrastructure and Development, Land Transport Authority (LTA), Singapore to find out his key challenges and future plans …

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Huawei offer technology insights at Asia Pacific Rail

As we move into the digital age and with increasing needs for increased service reliability, having the sustainable rail communications becomes ever more important. However, there are several challenges that rail operators face in terms of rail communications including: Traditional communications networks supporting train signalling are struggling to keep up with current operations demands. With unstable transmissions, vulnerability to interference, …

Michael Boback, Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn has €10 billion to spend annually – can you help?

With 10 billion euros to be invested annually in the next five years, on upgrading its network and rolling stocks, Deutsche Bahn has established its International Procurement Office Asia  (IPO) based in Shanghai, China in search of new Asian suppliers to work with. Its head, Michael Boback will be joining us at Asia Pacific Rail in Hong Kong this March, to offer his …