HIGH-SPEED INTRODUCTION Monday, June 1, 2015 

 

08:30  Registration




09:30 Welcoming address

given by: ROD DIRIDON (Mineta Transportation Institute Emeritus Executive Director)



10:00  Opening speech: Introduction of characteristics and targets for the high-speed in San francisco

given by:  JEFF MORALES (CEO California High-Speed Rail Authority) 



10:30  Coffee break


11:00  1st Masterclass: HIGH-SPEED RAILWAY INTRODUCTION

given by: MICHEL LEBOEUF (UIC intercity & high-speed Director)  



Topics included:

 -The Story of high speed in the world
 -High speed sketch
 -Track Mechanics                                                                                                                                        -Types of high-speed trains                                                                                                                          -Brake equipments and braking characteristics                                                                                              -Wheel-rail interaction


13:00 Lunch time


14:00 2nd  Masterclass: HIGH SPEED RAIL TRACK TECHNICS, INTRODUCTION

given by: EDUARDO ROMO URROZ (FCH President)


Topics included:

-Basic concepts of track characteristics
-Types of track devices and their characteristics


14:45 3rd  Masterclass: A NEW ERA: BIM FOR HSR

given by: PETER GERTLER (APTA Intercity and HSR Committee Chairman)




15:15  Coffee break


15:30 4th  Masterclass: INTRODUCTION TO THE RAILWAY SYSTEMS

given by: ANTONIO ARRIBAS (Eurif President)



Topics included:

-Brief introduction to signaling, telecommunications, catenary and TPS



16:15 End 1st day