• Latest attendees include Siemens, Mott MacDonald, OpenETCS Foundation Board Nuremberg, London Underground,
  • Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education, SNCF, Transport for Greater Manchester, University of Birmingham, Network Rail,
  • East Japan Railway Co, Parsons Inc/BART, Thales, Ricardo Rail, BART, Beijing Traffic Control Technology Co, Crossrail, Transport for London, Four Lines Modernisation, Tagmaster AB, Serco Middle East, Park Signalling Ltd, SF Bay Area Rapid Transit, Infrabel and more

Copthorne Tara London Kensington UK

Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington Scarsdale Place, Kensington, London, W8 5SR (GPS W8 5SY), United Kingdom T. +44 (0) 20 7937 7211 F. +44 (0) 20 7937 7100


09:00 - 09:10

Chairman’s Opening Remarks


09:10 - 09:40

Key Note Presentation: Digital Railway – the Main Line CBTC?


09:40 - 10:10

Realisation of the future network and lessons learned in delivering CBTC successfully


  • George Clark Engineering Director, Capital Programmes Directorate - London Underground
10:10 - 10:40

The challenge in delivering projects and testing and commissioning on a live railway


  • Manchester Airport welcome the first Metrolink trams Pictured Airport MD Andrew Cowan and Peter Cushing of MetrolinkPeter Cushing Metrolink Director - Transport for Greater Manchester
11:10 - 11:40
CBTC London 4 lines modernisation

Line Upgrades – TOP TEN LESSONS


  • CBTC London 4 lines modernisationAndy Bourne Andy Bourne | Head of Railway System Delivery, Four Lines Modernisation programme - London Underground
12:40 - 13:40

Lunch and Networking

13:40 - 14:10

How predictive analytics can be further applied to an operational railway


  • Sam Etchell Senior Project Manager – 4LM ATC Upgrade - London Underground
14:10 - 14:40

Lessons learned from DB’s openETCS initiative, available to CBTC users through an open source approach.


  • Tony Crabtree Principal Consultant - openETCS Foundation Board in Nuremberg
14:40 - 15:10

Coffee Break

15:10 - 15:40

CBTC System Simulation and Optimisation


  • Dr Lei Chen Lecturer - Simulation Group, Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education
15:40 - 16:10
Karl King CBTC London conference

Systems Engineering Framework for Railway Control & Safety Systems


  • Karl King CBTC London conferenceKarl King Head of Train Control Systems - Mott MacDonald