Programme

Day 1

THE CHALLENGES OF RAILWAYS – FROM POLICIES TO PROJECTS

 

08:00 – 09:00   Registration & Welcome coffee

 

09:00 – 10:00   Opening ceremony

Octavian Udriște, Honorary Chairman – Club Feroviar
Gigi Gavrilă, President – Romanian Railway Reform Authority
Libor Lochman, Executive Director – CER
Jean-Pierre Loubinoux, Director General – UIC
Philippe Citroen, Director General – UNIFE
Marian Mihail Călin,  General Manager – AFER
Corneliu Luscalov, Executive Director – AIF / Senior Technical Executive – Vossloh Tehnica Feroviară

10:00 – 11:00   Official opening and tour of the railway technology exhibition

 

11:00 – 12:30   Panel 1: Central and Eastern Europe between current and future EU budget
(strategies for revitalizing EU’s railway system, post-2020 MFF, financing tools for railway infrastructure projects)

Moderator: Gabriel Stanciu, Vicepresident – AIF/ General Manager – Alstom Romania, Bulgaria & Rep. Moldova

Speakers:
Jean-Pierre Loubinoux, Director General – UIC
Libor Lochman, Executive Director – CER
Philippe Citroen, Director General – UNIFE
Leonardo Dongiovanni, Policy Officer, DG Move – European Commission
Gigi Gavrilă, President – Romanian Railway Reform Authority
Mihai Frumosu, Senior Transport Expert – European Investment Bank
Valentin Dorobanțu, Deputy General Manager – CFR SA

12.30 – 12.45   Coffee break

 

12.45 – 14.15    Panel 2: Making a fully interoperable railway system in the EU
(policies, strategies, EU Corridors, ERTMS deployment, new projects – new investments, Shift2Rail, Internet of Things)

Moderator: Gilles Peterhans, Secretary General – UIP

Speakers:
Cesare Brand, Secretary General – International Rail Transport Committee (CIT)
Marian Mihail Călin,  General Manager – AFER
Guillaume Foeillet, Head of International Affairs for I&P – SNCF
Cristi Popina, Service Coordinator – voestalpine VAE APCAROM
Gilles Peterhans, Secretary General – UIP
Teodor Gradinariu, Senior Technical Advisor – UIC

14.30 – 16.00   Lunch

 

16.30        Departure for the technical visit

 

 

Day 2

08.30 – 09.00   Registration & Welcome coffee

 

FREIGHT & PASSENGER TRANSPORT

09:00 – 11:00      Panel 1: Key players are shaping the railway market
(railway operators to implement new projects and programmes, the needed rolling stock for an increased demand, encouraging rail passenger competitiveness and market opening, intermodality, comfort, speed, modern stations and intelligent apps, ticketing, use of new materials and latest-generation technologies in building railways)

Moderator: Michael Robson, Managing Director – Robsons’ International Railway Consultancy
Speakers:
Bo Olsson
, Chief Strategist – Trafikverket
Leon Bărbulescu, General Manager – CFR Călători
Nick Brooks, Secretary General – ALLRAIL
Ioan Buciuman, Consultant – Club Feroviar
Ralf-Charley Schultze, President – UIRR
Vasile Șeclăman, Director Railway Supervision Department – Competition Council
Andrea Giuricin, Prof.PhD.Eng.  in Transport Management – University Milano Bicocca
Olimpiu Rațiu, Area Representative – GANZAIR

11.00 – 11.30     Coffee break

 

11.30 – 13.00    Panel 2: Transcontinental railway corridors – solution for global freight distribution
(developing railways and logistics chain between Europe and Asia, modern rolling stock, boosting railway transport through innovation, integration of Internet of Things apps)

Moderator: Lector univ.dr.ing. Ioan Buciuman, Consultant – Club Feroviar

Speakers:
Maria Price, Expert, Technical Interoperability Department – OTIF
Mihai Manole, Director of Rolling Stock Operations – CFR Marfa
Lyubomir Iliev, General Manager – BDZ Cargo
Amedeo Neculcea, Development Counsellor – GFR
Marian Constantinescu, General Manager – TPF INGINERIE
Daniel Jarnea, Head of Marketing Department – Port of Constanta
Ștefan Iovan, IT Consultant – Informatică Feroviară
Peter Sorger, Expert Advisor

13.00 – 14.30     Lunch

14.30 – 16.30   Panel 3: Presentation of procurement proposals of rolling stock available for passenger railway operators within the public service contracts

Moderator: Gigi Gavrilă, President – Romanian Railway Reform Authority

Speakers:
Mihai Frumosu, Senior Transport Expert – Banca Europeană de Investiții
Tatjana Mirkovic, Senior Consultant – MC Mobility Consultants GmbH
Klaus – Jürgen Uhl, Senior Consultant – MC Mobility Consultants GmbH
Georg Musyl, Senior Consultant – MC Mobility Consultants GmbH

16:30 – 18:00   Cocktail

 

 


 

URBAN TRANSPORT

09:00 – 11:00 Panel 1: Policies encourage cities to grow smart
(developing a sustainable mobility, new measures and strategies to increase public transport share, financing the right urban transport project)

Moderator: Octavian Udriște, Honorary Chairman – Club Feroviar
Speakers:
Pere Torres, CEO – Metropolitan Transport Authority – ATM Barcelona
Liviu Neag, Presdent – URTP / General Manager – CTP Cluj-Napoca
Paul Precup, Mayor – Mogosoaia City Hall
Gabriela Mitran, Lecturer – Pitesti University
Nicolae Dragu, Business Development Manager – Alstom Romania
Andreas Schöbel – Vienna University of Technology (TUW)
Aura Răducu, Director – Bucharest Inter-Community Development Association for Public Transport

 

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee break

 

11.30 – 13.00 Panel 2: Cities are getting green by developing their urban rail transport system
(metro, tram, LRT – projects, new action plans, optimizing the access to urban transport services, transport hubs, integrated services)

Speakers:
Yannis Mylopoulos, Chairman of the Board of Directors – ATTIKO METRO S.A.
Constantin Mustățea, Technical and Investments Director – METROREX
Viorel Pop
, General Manager – Oradea Transport Local (OTL)
Olimpiu Rațiu, Area Representative – GANZAIR
Adrian Sorin Mihail, General Manager – STB

13.00 – 14.30 Lunch

 

 

Technical Visit

The 2018 Railway Days Technical Visit  will be held at the Straulesti Multimodal Depot, Gallery and Terminal.

The Străuleşti Depot and the Connection Gallery between the depot and the Străuleşti railway station are located at the intersection between Bucuresti Noi Boulevard and Constantine Godeanu Street, on the shore of Străuleşti Lake and stretch over a length of approximately 336 m. The depot area itself stretches over a length 127,30 m, width 86,35 m.

The connection gallery at Străuleşti Depot is compliant with the following basic functions:

  • parking area made up of 8 parking lines;
  • revision and intervention area consisting of 1 wash line, 4 lines of inspection and intervention in subway cars;
  • two areas of technical spaces called Technical Space 1 and Technical Space 2;

S  built = 7.180 sqm
V built = 43,000 cubic meters

The Străuleşti Depot is compliant with the following basic functions:

  • parking area made up of 6 parking lines;
  • revision and intervention area consisting of 1 washing line, 4 lines of inspection and intervention in subway cars, 1 band of bandages, 1 line of winches;

S built = 14,315 sqm;
V built = 138.181mc;
S deployed = 15,828 sqm, of which S technical spaces and annexes = 3,028 sqm;
With depot = 8.145 sqm,
S roads = 152 sqm.

The multimodal terminal has a P + 3 floors and has a car park for 650 cars, a bus station, a waiting room for those using urban transport, shopping facilities and an access to the pedestrian passage that connects to the subway station Străuleşti.

Terminal surface = 38,869.00 sqm of which:

Bus station = 1.349,50 sqm;
Terminal waiting room = 713,60 sqm;
Buildings and platforms = 36,805,90 sqm;
Perimeter = 435.00 ml.