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RAIL SOLUTIONS ASIA 2019 Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 10 – 12 April 2019

Rail Solutions Asia

Asia’s Premier Railway Event th

20 Annual Show

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Rail Solutions Asia KUALA LUMPUR APRIL 10 – 12 2019

20th ANNUAL EVENT From the first show in Bangkok in 2000, via events in Hong Kong and Taipei to the 20th edition in Kuala Lumpur in 2019, 1000s of companies and individuals have benefited from attending this major railway gathering. Regarded by many as the best railway show in Asia, the event combines: • a  wide-ranging exhibition • a  comprehensive conference programme • the Annual Congress of the Asian Railway Operators Association and is designed to be

‘A one-stop solution for all your product and information needs’

EXHIBITOR PICTURES AND TESTIMONIALS FROM RAIL SOLUTIONS ASIA 2018 • A fine, focused exhibition providing excellent access to all relevant groups of decision makers.

Getzner

• The first year for TRB and I was very impressed with the attendees, both quantity and quality.

TRB

• It was a pleasure to work with TDH, who were true professionals and delivered an excellent service.

Wurth

• Our first time at RSA and the number of leads we collected far exceeded our expectations.

Tensar

• For us, this is the most important rail fair in Asia. Very good organisation!

Powerlines

• Still Asia’s premier Rail Exhibition.

Arconic

During their tour of the exhibition the VIPs visited many of the stands and showed a keen interest in the exhibits, including:

Bombardier

Austrian Pavilion

CRRC

Senior Managers from other Asian rail operators and authorities visited the exhibition stands, including:

Joe Belavic presents Melvelle & Knox Kershaw products to Sri Lanka Railways delegates

Frank Meyer from Schwihag with Permanent Way & Signalling Managers from Thailand SRT

Lee Yam Lin from Singapore SBS in discussion with Dean Whitmore from Pandrol

A TRULY REGIONAL EVENT

The event covers much more than just the Malaysian market and the inclusion of the Annual Congress of the Asian Railway Operators Association means that participants have the opportunity to meet senior managers from up to 10 railway operators from eight Asian countries. Delegations to the 2018 event included the following:

Taiwan TRA, BOHSR & CIE

Manila LRMC

Vietnam Railways

CONTACT US NOW TO BOOK YOUR STAND AT THIS IMPORTANT EVENT UK Office Tel: + 44 1483 548290 Malaysian Office Tel: +603 2385 5395 Email: info@tdhrail.com


Rail Solutions Asia KUALA LUMPUR APRIL 10 – 12 2019

THE CONFERENCE The conference attracts more than 150 delegates, including up to 50 members of the Asian Railway Operators Association. This comprises delegations of up to five Senior Managers, sent by 10 of the region’s leading railway operators to represent the five designated key areas of railway activity; • Projects & Planning

• Permanent Way & Infrastructure

• Rolling Stock

• Signalling & Communications

• Operations & Maintenance

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR 2019

If any Operators, Consultants, Equipment Suppliers, Service Providers etc, are interested in presenting a paper or workshop, please email TDH Exhibitions Ltd at info@tdhrail.com with a brief outline of your subject. Terms and Conditions Apply. The conference will include two sessions with conventional conference papers and 4 specialist workshops (see below).

MORNING CONFERENCE SESSION (Day 1)

Conference papers presented by Asian Railway Operators on the subject of PROJECTS & PLANNING, giving detailed information of upcoming projects on urban and mainline rail systems.

MORNING WORKSHOP (Day 1) ■

ROLLING STOCK

AFTERNOON WORKSHOP (Day 1) ■

PERMANENT WAY & INFRASTRUCTURE

Delegates and AROA members from more than 20 countries attended the two day conference

MORNING CONFERENCE SESSION (Day 2) ■

IMPROVING YOUR RAIL SYSTEM

MORNING WORKSHOP (Day 2) ■

SIGNALLING & COMMUNICATIONS

AFTERNOON WORKSHOP (Day 2) ■

OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE

• A maximum of four topics will be discussed during each workshop.

Marco Sung from Taiwan BOHSR during the Q&A session following his paper on Taiwan High Speed Rail

• T  he conference is open to non-AROA members, through a payment of the delegate fee of GBP 525

AROA Member Open Forums

Each workshop will include an open forum debate with the Senior Managers from the Asian Railway Operators Association, who will be attending the workshops relevant to their area of expertise. They will be providing a list of current and relevant topics for discussion and the Session Chairman will use these topics to lead an open forum debate between the operators, suppliers and other delegates.

NETWORKING IS THE KEY

Philippine PNR & Thailand SRT delegates continue chatting after the AROA Open Forum Debate

Rail Solutions Asia brings together many of the world's top railway suppliers and most of Asia's most influential railway personnel. With so many people sharing the same interests, all under one roof, we maximise networking and business opportunities through • T  he conference and AROA Workshops are held in rooms close to the exhibition hall • C  onference delegates and AROA members pass through the exhibition hall several times each day • T  he Networking Area in the exhibition hall provides a more relaxed atmosphere for discussions • E  xhibition areas dedicated to Rolling Stock, Permanent Way and Signalling, help create a focused environment

CONTACT US NOW TO BOOK YOUR DELEGATE PLACE AT THIS IMPORTANT EVENT UK Office Tel: + 44 1483 548290 Malaysian Office Tel: +603 2385 5395 Email: info@tdhrail.com


Rail Solutions Asia 2018 – Show Review

2018 was the ninth visit to Kuala Lumpur for Rail Solutions Asia and the sixth consecutive year in the Malaysian capital. The exhibition has grown in size every year for the past five years and this year was no exception, with the available space being fully booked 6 weeks before the event. Austria and Malaysia were the most represented countries with 13 exhibitors each, followed by Germany with 12 and China with 10.

VIPs Senior representatives from the local Malaysian railway operators attended the opening ceremony. VIPs included: Dr Prodyut Dutt, CDO, SPAD (centre above) flanked by Yew Yow Boo, Project Director, Malaysia Rail Link and Mark Loader, Project Delivery Group Director, MyHSR. Prior to the opening ceremony, they were joined by major supporters of the event, including Bombardier and Vossloh, along with Senior Representatives from the Austrian, Spanish and UK Embassies and national railway associations.

THE EXHIBITION

91 companies from 18 countries displayed products, ranging from Slab Track and Rail Lubricants, to Mobile Mapping Solutions and Data Communications Products. Exhibitor comments included:

The first year for TRB and I was very impressed with the attendees, both quantity and quality. This is now in our annual event diary. TRB

We had a very successful time in KL and for our company this is the most important rail fair in Asia. Very good organisation! Powerlines

The exhibition was a great success. It was a pleasure to work with TDH, who were true professionals and delivered an excellent service. Wurth

Our first time exhibiting at RSA and the number of leads we have collected has far exceeded our expectations. Excellent organization. Tensar


THE EXHIBITION (cont.)

During their subsequent tour of the exhibition the VIPs, visited many of the stands and showed a keen interest in the exhibits including:

Bombardier

Austrian Pavilion

CRRC

Promelectronica

Delkor

Tiflex

GOS Tool & Engineering

Spanish Pavilion

Rail Systems Engineering

Senior Managers from other Asian rail operators and authorities visited the exhibition stands, including;

Joe Belavic presents Melvelle & Knox Kershaw products to Sri Lanka Railways delegates

Frank Meyer from Schwihag with Permanent Way & Signalling Managers from Thailand SRT

Keen interest from Singapore SMRT Managers on the Greenwood Engineering stand

Two delegates from Vietnam Railways chatting with staff on the huge CRRC stand

Rodrigo Bulario, Operations Director, Manila LRMC with staff from EVRAZ East Metals

Lee Yam Lin from Singapore SBS in discussion with Dean Whitmore from Pandrol


THE CONFERENCE More than 130 delegates attended the conference sessions and specialist workshops, which included topics ranging from “Catenary-free Tram Systems” to “Digital Asset Management Systems”. The conference included a specialist session on High Speed Rail, focusing on the KL-Singapore HSR Line.

130 Delegates and AROA members from more than 20 countries attended the two day conference

Marco Sung from Taiwan BOHSR during the Q&A session following his paper on Taiwan High Speed Rail

Philippine PNR & Thailand SRT delegates continue chatting after the AROA Open Forum Debate

NETWORKING & SOCIALISING With conference coffee and lunch breaks held in the exhibition hall, delegates, exhibitors and general trade visitors have ample opportunities to network and relax in both formal and informal environments. Informal Drinks Receptions held at the end of both conference days in the exhibition hall are popular with all of the participants.

Cormac Brady from reception sponsors, John Holland Group with UEM delegate.

Alice Shengtao from CRRC with Yuan Wen Guo from DNV GL

The Informal Drinks Receptions, held in the Exhibition Hall, are an opportunity for all participants to relax and network together

Marcus Malatitisch from Hubner with Luke Cherviakov & George Stamboulos from Delkor

Cheers from the staff at Indra, who had the largest stand on the Spanish Pavilion

Martin Soosay Raj from Frauscher with Abdul Hadi Amran COO Ampang Line, Rapid Rail


The Asian Railway Operators Association 15th Annual Congress – Kuala Lumpur AROA is a group of Asian urban and mainline railway operators and is designed to: ■ provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and information ■ promote awareness of new technologies ■ highlight, address and respond to the challenges facing rail-bound transportation in Asia. The AROA Annual Congress is the highlight of the AROA year. Senior Managers from railway operators across Asia converged on Kuala Lumpur for three days of unrivalled opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of the railway industry. The emphasis of the association is very much on the sharing of expertise and experience for the mutual benefit of all members. With conference papers and specialist workshops, plus many of the world’s top railway suppliers on show, this is an event not to be missed by any railway operator, who wishes to develop their staff’s knowledge and improve their service to the travelling public. Delegations, which attended this year’s Congress included the following:

Taiwan TRA, BOHSR & CIE

Manila LRMC

Vietnam Railways

Ho Chi Minh City MAUR

Singapore SMRT

Philippine PNR

Comments from AROA members included: An excellent opportunity to network and explore the possibilities available in the Railway Industry. Benji Tan, Senior Engineer, Permanent Way Maintenance & Engineering, Singapore SMRT Great event, providing an opportunity to stay up to date with railway technology. Athaphon Kawprasert, Divisional Engineer, Permanent Way, State Railway of Thailand This is the place to get your "real" solutions to your rail problems. Francis Lim, Head of DTL Signalling, Singapore SBS Transit The RSA Conference and Exhibition is a great achievement, providing a platform to promote the exchange of information about rail transportation in Asia. Marco Sung, Chief of Section, Taiwan BOHSR Enlightening and informative about the latest trends and technology in the railway industry. Also good for benchmarking of processes and projects for railway operators in Asia. Faith S.Bote, Internal Audit Manager, Manila LRMC

Membership includes access to all aspects of the Annual Congress including air flights and accommodation For full details of Membership Benefits, Annual Fees and an Application Form, please contact: info@tdhrail.com

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