Digital Automated Coupling – will it transform wagons?

08/12/2020

Webinar

Webinar: 10am, Tuesday 8 December.

Across Europe, research is underway to develop digital automated couplers. These have the potential to modernise wagons and transform operations, yet equally raise challenges for the UK market. Join our webinar to discuss and debate the potential, the developments and the next steps for the UK.

Introduction – why EU pushing this, TSI changes and what it means for UK
Steve Taylor, General Manager, Rail Wagon Association (formerly PWF)

Engineering aspects of digital couplers, what they can do/fitting to new build
John Brown, Sales Director / Kurt Vetter, Head of Engineering, Greenbrier

Challenges of Retrofitting
Mitch Town, Principal Consultant / Stewart Kenworthy, Deputy Business Manager, Ricardo Rail Ltd

Operator’s perspective – the benefits of DAC
Neil Ethell, Head of Operations and Service Delivery, DB Cargo (UK)

 

This webinar is held jointly by RFG and the Private Wagon Federation and is open to any members of either body. For more information contact maggie@rfg.org.uk 

Register in advance for this webinar here. 

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