11.09.2019 | twelve, Wien

Railway Diagnostic and Monitoring Conference

Wednesday, 11th September 2019

Start time of the first conference day ca. 12.00

Checkpoint / Rolling Stock Monitoring in Europe

Christian Sagmeister, Business Unit Manager Rail systems ÖBB Infrastructure

Predictive Maintenance Strategies by using Distributed Acoustic Sensing
Deep Desai, FTS | BD & Sales Strategy, Frauscher

How to handle WTMS alarms
Stefan Koller, SBB, Switzerland

Modular sensor technologies – basic architecture for a future-oriented checkpoint strategy
Manfred Arndt, CEO, Diagnostic and Monitoring Technologies,
voestalpine Railway Systems

Technical visit to Train checkpoint Achau of ÖBB

Knowledge is Power – Monitoring Brussels Main station
Malte Breiting, CEO PantoInspect AS, Copenhagen

WTMS in the Netherlands, how we share our data and work together with operating companies and other parties
Drs. Juliette van Driel, Product manager WTMS and real-time monitoring, ProRail


Thursday, 12th September 2019


Rolling Stock Monitoring in North America

North America's Integrated Condition Health Monitoring System
Lisa Stabler, President, TTCI - Transportation Technology Center Inc.

Hark Braren (BNSF; Director Mechanical Reliability)

Acoustic + infrared measurements – Way to predictive + condition based maintenance
Kyle Mulligan, Canadian Pacific (to be confirmed)

United Kingdom and Denmark

Chris Rowley, Network Rail, UK (to be confirmed)

Lessons from 4-years experience of TADS Acoustic Axle Bearing Monitoring
Simon Jarrett, Engineering Assurance + Development Manager, Chiltern Railways, UK

Insights from analysing detector data – a case study of ALC/WILD-data, wheels, suspension & car-body
Niels Kloppenburg, DSB, Denmark

Monitoring Infrastructure

 “GoSafe Rail Project” – Decision Support Tool for Maintenance
Prof. Kenneth Gavin, TU Delft

Use of data to optimize availability of critical railway assets
Johannes Kreinbucher, voestalpine Railway Systems

Condition Monitoring of Railway Infrastructure in real time
Niels Juul, technical director, Railmonitor.dk

Panel debate

End of the event ca. 4.00 pm