Past Presentations

Preston Workshop redevelopment: Optimising maintenance operations at Yarra Trams

Preston Workshop redevelopment: Optimising maintenance operations at Yarra Trams

In this presentation from Rolling Stock 2016, Colin Kingham, Manager of Transformation and Special Projects at Yarra Trams, explores the journey that Yarra Trams  embarked upon to optimise maintenance operations, with a strong focus on the transformational work that has occurred at our Preston Workshop  site.

Developing Leaders for Next Generation

Developing Leaders for Next Generation

In this presentation from Rolling Stock 2016, Jasbir Tumber General Manager, Fleet Maintenance, Transport Sydney Trains, takes a step back from the technical aspects of rolling stock and explores how to improve the availability and capacity of networks and  the culture and leaders that are needed to herald the change, including: 

  • What does a new age engineering manager look like
  • What are the skills gap and how to overcome them
  • Identifying key challenges that engineering managers face on a day to day basis and how to overcome this
  • Gearing up a team of leaders for continous

Examining A Developing Major Project To Derive Lessons On How To Incentivise Successful Maintenance Over The Life Of A New Fleet

In this presentation from Rolling Stock 2016, Malcolm Taylor, Head of Technical Information at Crossrail (UK), provides an in-depth analysis of Crossrail’s asset management model, maintenance planning processes and Crossrail’s future endeavours, including:

  • Understanding the Crossrail approach to procuring maintenance as part of the acquisition of a completely new fleet
  • Incentivising cost-effective maintenance over the life of the train
  • Recognising the maintenance implications of procuring and operating a modern train with ‘state of the art’ performance and passenger amenities