Thursday, October 3rd sees the return of the Rail Vehicle Enhancements Show to Pride Park, Derby.
The free to attend show, organised by Kevin Lane from Onyxrail invites rolling stock engineering consultancies, leasing companies and train operating companies to meet with experts from leading companies including, Brentto Industry, Creactive Design, DC Airco, Icomera, Infodev, Televic, and many others to discuss how their products, services or designs can help improve current rolling stock assets.
Following on from RVE 2012 held in London and Derby, RVE2013 will feature more companies bringing their products and services right into the heart of the rail industry in Derby.
Kevin Lane, show organiser commented “Technology such as passengers seeing how full each carriage of an approaching train is on their phone, sending texts or RSS based bulletins directly to information screens on the train, providing location based advertising or advising drivers of the optimal speed to improve punctuality and minimise energy usage all sounds futuristic but all of these technologies are available today and can be installed retrospectively to existing rail assets.
Uplifts are driven by the need to be innovative in the franchise bidding process, or to look more deeply into how assets can remain not only leasable but of increased value to operators whilst delivering real benefits to the passenger or the operator.”
Passengers want a good travelling experience, to be well informed and to travel in cool carriages. They also expect value for money within the ticket price. These demands provide challenges to operators balancing service and cost.
The need to keep rolling stock in continued service means that investment in rolling stock assets is essential to ensure that they are up to date, meet passenger expectation and are sought after by train operators. These initiatives make it all the more timely to take the opportunity to overlay maintenance and refurbishment with vehicle enhancement programmes.
The event for 2013 is being supported by the rail engineer, RailStaff and The Rail Alliance and will be bigger, broader and better than RVE2012.
There are a few exhibitor spaces left if you would like to exhibit.
Attendees to this free event can be assured of a rewarding visit so put RVE Derby on 3rd of October in your diary. Register for free online now at www.rve2013.co.uk