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Rail Solutions Asia 2001

 Bangkok Convention Centre, Bangkok, Thailand 
 
March 7th - 9th, 2001
 
 The Second Rail Solutions Asia
 
VIPs 

 Saravudh Dhamasiri    
 Governor
 State Railway of Thailand
 Bangkok
 Dr Karoon Chandrangsu
 Chief Operating Officer
 BTS
 Bangkok

 
SENIOR VISITORS 

 John Fullerton
 Chief Operating Officer, National Rail
 Australia
 Huy Rith  
 Dty Dir Rolling Stock, Royal Railway of  Cambodia
                Cambodia
 Sem Rithy
 Head of Int. Relations, Royal Railway of Cambodia
                Cambodia
 Paul Anderson
 GM Railway Systems, KCR West Rail   
 Hong Kong
 C L Leung
 Systems Engineering Manager, MTRCL
 Hong Kong
 Morris Cheung
 Fleet Manager, MTRCL
 Hong Kong
 Chris Calton    
 Construction & Engineering Manager, KCRC
 Hong Kong
 Manoj Singh
 Deputy Chief Operations, Indian Railways         
 India
 Koji Terado     
 Senior Advisor, Japan Railway Technical Service
 Japan
 Takao Doi
 Senior Advisor (JORSA)
 Japan
 Han-chul Shin
 Deputy Director, Design Team, Seoul Metro
 Korea
 Young-boung, Kim
 Rolling Stock & Facilities Division, Seoul Metro
 Korea
 Dong-keung, Han
 Planning Section, Design & Supervision Division
 Korea
 Peter Gillen
 General Manager Operations, STAR LRT, KL
 Malaysia
 Benny Wang
 General Manager, Sabah State Railway
 Malaysia
 Lee Yee
 Co-ordinator, Sabah State Railway       
 Malaysia
 Walter Gintschel
 Manager Engineering, E-MAS, ERL
 Malaysia
 Yuslizar Daud
 General Manager, E-MAS, ERL
 Malaysia
 Ham Mow Wai
 Manager Permanent Way, E-MAS, ERL
 Malaysia
 Barry Gardner  
 Manager Rolling Stock, E-MAS,ERL
 Malaysia
 Steve Harvey
 Snr Project Manager, E-MAS, ERL
 Malaysia
 A Hussain Shabbar Hussain
 Snr Manager, Wayside Maintenance, PUTRA
 Malaysia
 Rahimin Harish
 Senior Manager, QA & Engineering, PUTRA
 Malaysia
 Evangaline Razon
 Planning Manager, LRTA
 Philippines
 Porfirio Nabos
 Asst.Maintenance Division Manager, Technirail
 Philippines
 T C Chew
 Director Projects & Eengineering, LTA
 Singapore
 Tan Teong Joo
 Senior Manager Rail, Trans Island Bus Services
 Singapore
 Lim Phuay Eng (Lawrence)
 Manager Rail, Trans Island Bus Services
 Singapore
 Khoon Hean Siang
 Director Engineering, SMRT
 Singapore
 Tan Kok Tian
 Deputy Director Business Development, SMRT
 Singapore
 Jack Chan Hai Chie
 Chief Controller (Traffic) SMRT
 Singapore
 Raymond John Turnell
 Snr VP (Corp Planning/Strategic Dev'ment) SMRT
 Singapore
 Dr Chou Lie-Liung
 Director General, Kaohsiung MRT
 Taiwan
 Richard Chen
 President, Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation
 Taiwan
 Wei Yu
 Planning Section Chief, Taipei Rapid Transit Corp
 Taiwan
 Ian Winfieldale
 Deputy Eng Director, Track/Depot, Taiwan HSR
 Taiwan
 Prapat Chongsanguan
 Governor, MRTA
 Thailand
 Saravudh Dhamasiri
 Governor, State Railway of Thailand
 Thailand
 Dr Karoon Chandrangsu
 Chief Operating Officer, BTS
 Thailand
 Vichit Vatcharindr
 Deputy Director General, MRT
 Thailand
 Chaiwute Pakpoyen
 Operations Manager, BTSC
 Thailand
 Pakdi Jiraprun
 Asst Engineering & Maintenance Manager
 Thailand
 Ms Nataya Wattanaskolpant
 Asst Safety & Rules Manager, BTSC
 Thailand
 Dr Chaisak Srisethanil
 Engineering & Maintenance Manager, BTSC
 Thailand
 Dr Chinawood Buranarom
 Deputy Governor (Admin), MRTA
 Thailand
 Dr Yiemchai Chatkeo
 Deputy Governor (Engineering & Planning) MRTA
 Thailand
 Chaisit Gururatana
 Director of Technical Department, MRTA
 Thailand
 Naiyarat Amatayakul 
 Director Operations Department, MRTA
 Thailand
 Somnuk Luocha
 Chief of General Manager Bureau, SRT
 Thailand
 Mike Yeoman
 VP Maintenance Services, Bombardier
 United Kingdom
 Britto Rajkumar
 Director, Transportation Technology Center
 USA
 Pham Quoc Cuong
 Communications Engineer, Vietnam Railways
 Vietnam

 
 
EXHIBITORS 

 COMPANY
COUNTRY
PRODUCTS
 A.Goninan       
Australia
Rolling stock
 Adtranz
Thailand
Turnkey solutions
 Air International
Australia
Air conditioning
 Alcatel
Canada
Signalling
 Alstom
Thailand
Turnkey systems
 Altro Floors     
UK
Flooring for rail vehicles
 ARIC               
Australia
Railway Industry Corporation
 Asian Architect & Contractor
Hong Kong
Trade magazine
 Asianturnouts Ltd
Thailand
Turnouts
 Bangkok MRTA           
Thailand
Railway Operator
 Bangkok Transit System
Thailand
Railway Operator
 Barclay Mowlem
Australia
Permanent way contractor
 B         ombardier
Canada/UK
Turnkey systems
 Bradken Rail
Australia
Freight wagons/underfloor products
 Brecknell Willis
UK
Electrification & catenary
 Cape Calsil     
UK
Ventilation and ducting
 Cogifer           
Thailand
Permanent way products & services
 Colonial Weighing
Australia
Train weighing machines
 Concrete Solutions
USA
Sound absorbtive concrete
 Delkor             
Australia
Track fastening systems
 Derby Rubber 
Australia
Technical rubber products
 Dextra Construction     
Thailand
Construction products and finishing
 Ekasan
Thailand
Railway spares
 Faiveley Far East
Hong Kong
Platform screen doors
 Geismar
France
Hand tools
 Getzner
Austria
Track products
 Hi Force Hydraulics     
UK
High-pressure hydraulic tools
 Hilti
Liechtenstein
Rail fastening products
 Huber & Suhner
Switzerland
Cables
 Invensys Rail Systems
Australia
Mainline and turnkey signalling
 Kirow Leipzig  
Germany
Rail cranes
 Lord Corporation         
USA
Vibration and noise control products
 Metro
USA
Trade magazine
 MTU
Thailand
Traction units - power supplies
 Pandrol Australia
Australia
Track fastening systems
 Pandrol Ltd
UK
Track fastening systems
 Pennant Information Services
UK
Technical documentation & training
 Pheonix
Singapore
Track products
 Polyfelt
Malaysia
Level crossings
 Rail Training International
UK
Staff training
 Railway Infrastructure M'ment
Singapore
Railway publications & events
 Railtech Stedef Asia
Thailand
Rail fastening systems
 RMJM
Hong Kong
Architects
 Roundel
Hong Kong
Track consultants
 Semperit
Austria
Rail fastening systems
 Siemens Transportation
Germany
Turnkey systems 
 State Railway of Thailand
Thailand
Railway Operator
 Thai International
Thailand
National Airline
 Thermit
Australia
Track welding and maintenance
 TKL
Australia
Track welding and maintenance
 Transtechnik
Australia
Static auxilliary power converters
 Trelleborg AVS
UK
Vibration damping systems
 VAE
Austria
Track products
 Weighwell
Australia
Train weighing machines
 Ove Arup
Thailand
Multi-disciplinary consultants
 

  
SPEAKERS & PAPERS

 TC Chew         
 Director Projects & Engineering, LTA, Singapore
 Fully automated rail transit system – Can it meet customer expectations?
 Dr Chou Lie-Liung
 Director General, Koahsiung MRT, Taiwan  
 From planning to construction - Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit sets off  
 Paul Anderson
 GM Railway Systems, KCR West Rail, Hong Kong
 Value Engineering - The West Rail Experience  
 Mike Yeoman
 VP Maintenance Services, Bombardier, United Kingdom
 Rolling stock maintenance - transit authority or manufacturer?  
 Paul Scott
 Business Area Leader, Ove Arup, Singapore
 Minimising Fire Risk in Tunnel Design and Operation  
 John Fullerton
 Chief Operating Officer, National Rail, Australia  
 IT business strategy - the freight control system  
 Richard Chen
 President, Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation, Taiwan  
 Improvements in operations & maintenance of TRTC  
 Paul Didrikson
 Director, Bombardier Transportation, Canada  
 Proven techniques for the systems integration of automated urban transit systems  
 Morris Cheung
 Fleet Manager, MTRCL, Hong Kong
 Lantau Airport Railway Passenger Train Maintenance Strategy - An integrated approach striving for safety, reliability and cost-effectiveness  
 Vichit Vatcharindr
 Deputy Director General, MRTA, Thailand
 Development of Mass Rapid Transit System in Bangkok, and its Masterplan
 Charles Page
 Manager Marketing, Westinghouse Signals Australia
ERTMS - The Global Signalling Solution? 
 Koji Terado
 Snr Advisor, Japan Association Railway Technical Services
 The development of tilting train technology in Japan  
 David Cottrell
 Barclay Mowlem, Australia
 Logistics of establishing a contract for track and track rehabilitation project In Thailand  
 Herve Cugnet
  Director, Semaly, USA  
 Towards subway line automation  
 Manoj Singh
 Deputy Chief Operations, Indian Railways, India  
 Improving efficiency, safety, reliability and profitability via operations - a case study of Indian Railways  
 Pham Quoc Cuong
 Communication Engineer, Vietnam Railways, Vietnam  
 Modernisation of Vietnam Railway's communications systems  
 Dr K Chandrangsu
 Chief Operating Officer, Bangkok Transit System, Thailand  
 Bangkok Mass Transit System - One year, at a glance  
 C L Leung
 Systems Engineering Manager, MTRCL, Hong Kong  
 A new approach for railway project system definition, integration & handover
 Beat Keller
 Product Manager Interlocking Systems, Siemens Transportation, Germany
 Interlocking tecknology for the signalling of small stations SIMIS IS
 Yves Durand
 Technical Director, Alsom Transportation, France
 An approach to maintainability
 Evangeline Razon
 Planning Manager, LRTA, Manila
 The expansion programme of Manila LRT Line 1
 Juergen Robisch
 General Manager, Rolling Stock, Siemens Transportation, Germany
 From consultancy and individual services through to the complete implementation of maintenance
 Deputy Governor
 State Railway of Thailand
 Overview of SRT's planned development and requirements

  
PERMANENT WAY - SPECIAL DISPLAY 
The centre-piece of the Permanent Way exhibition was a 30 metre display, including a full working turnout and 11 metres of track (Standard One Metre Gauge). Permanent way exhibitors were able to place their products in-situ as part of their display.
 
 
SUPPORTED BY
State Railway of Thailand, Bangkok Transit System, Bangkok Metropolitan Rapid Transit Authority, Society of Professional Engineers, Thailand