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2019 1 Jul

Digital Railway Industry Conference – 25 & 26 June 2019

Posted in Industry Supply Chain

The Digital Journey

Thank you to those who joined us at Digital Railway Industry Conference, held at the University of Birmingham on the 25 & 26 June 2019. This event was held in partnership with Network Rail, Rail Delivery Group, Railway Industry Association, UK Rail Research Innovation Network and the University of Birmingham.

Below you will find links to the presentations and movies used at the event as well as the photo gallery. If you have any photos from the event which you would like to share with us, please email them to Selina Clarke. >> Download the Conference Photo Gallery

Should you have any questions or comments about the event, please don’t hesitate in getting in touch with Selina Clarke, Engagement Lead at Network Rail.

Lead Presenter Session
Day One: Tuesday 25 June 2019
 

Prof. Clive Roberts, Director, Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education, University of Birmingham and Lead of UKRRIN Centre of Excellence in Digital Systems

 

Welcome to the University with health & safety brief

 

No presentation used

 

 

 

Stuart Calvert, Interim Managing Director, Group Digital Railway, Network Rail

 

Welcome to the event with objectives and key points of the two-day conference

 

No presentation used

 

Professor Andy Schofield, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham

 

Introduction to University of Birmingham and covering the establishment of the Digital Centre of Excellence and why the University supports UKRRIN

 

>> Download currently unavailable

 

Andrew Haines, Chief Executive, Network Rail

 

Network Rail improving relationships across the rail industry

 

No presentation used

 

Andrew Stephenson MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

 

How Government and the rail industry are working collaboratively towards a common goal to transform the rail industry and to pass on the benefits to rail users

 

>> Download movie

 

Jessica Matthew, Deputy Director, Rail Digital Services, Department for Transport

 

How does the Government see Digital Rail?

 

>> Download

 

Simon Moorhead, Chief Information Officer, Rail Delivery Group

 

Digitising the railway from the viewpoint of passenger operators

 

>> Download

 

Nigel Jones, representing freight operators

 

Digitising the railway from the viewpoint of freight operators

 

>> Download

 

Stuart Calvert, Interim Managing Director, Group Digital Railway, Network Rail

 

Closing part one of the conference

 

No presentation used

 

Day Two: Wednesday 26 June 2019

 

Alex Burrows, Managing Director, Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education, University of Birmingham

 

Welcome back to the University and reminder of the health & safety brief

 

No presentation used

 

Stuart Calvert, Interim Managing Director, Group Digital Railway, Network Rail

 

The digital journey

How do we make sure that we deliver the railway as a system – starting with passengers and their requirements…

 

>> Download

 

Claire Porter, Chief Technical Officer, Transport for London Engineering

 

View from a Passenger Operator – Transport for London experience

 

>> Download currently unavailable

 

Meliha Duymaz, Route Managing Director, Network Rail

 

View from a Network Rail route perspective

 

>> Download

 

Jon Liddle, Head of Strategy, Babcock International Group and Tim Lane, Principal Strategy & Innovation Manager, Network Rail

 

Defeating the Digital Darkness – aligning opportunities to deliver for passengers’

>> Download
 

Dr. Phanikrishna Thota, Modelling and Simulation Specialist – MBSE Champion, Airbus Operations Ltd.

 

MBSE: Carrying the voice of the customer through product lifecycle – An Aerospace view.

 

>> Download

 

Elaine Clark, Chief Executive Officer, Rail Forum Midlands and David Clarke, Technical Director, Railway Industry Association

 

The importance of SME contribution to the rail sector

The routes in and support with innovation and involvement

 

>> Download

 

Alex Burrows, Managing Director, Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education, University of Birmingham

 

Academic based initiatives – innovations into the supply chain

Support with developing the product and taking to market

 

>> Download

 

James Bain, Global Director, Transport Director, Mobility & e Transactional Services UK&I, Worldline with James Brewer, Head, Rail Supply Chains, BEIS

 

The Rail Sector Deal: Industry and Government Champions on transformation through digitalisation

>> Download
 

Toufic Machnouk, Programme Director, LNE Route, Network Rail, with Paul Boyle, Head Of ERTMS, LNER.

 

Delivering Digital Railway on the East Coast Main Line in CP6 & CP7

>> Download

>> Link to East Coast Mainline  – The Time is Now movie

 

Claire Beranek, Route Asset Manager, Network Rail

 

Developing the Digital Railway Long-term Delivery Plan in collaboration with the industry

 

>> Download

>> link to Long Term Deployment Plan

 

Lydia Fairman, Lead Capability Development Manager, Digital Railway, Network Rail, Neil Franklin, Head of Skills Intelligence, National Skills Academy for Rail (NSAR) and Clair Mowbray, Chief Executive Officer at National College High Speed Rail

 

Developing skills for future need including the progress on the Digital Railway Academy

 

>> Download

 

Stuart Calvert, Interim Managing Director, Group Digital Railway, Network Rail

 

Closing comments

 

No presentation used