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Interoperability and the EC Directives for the UK

This seminar to be held at the IMechE on 11th October 2012 and will provide a review of developments and the emerging considerations for interoperability on UK railways. With the implementation of the new interoperability regulations by UK government in 2012 and the associated changes to ROGS, there are new regulatory requirements that need to be understood. The updating and extension of TSI’s also affect these requirements.


In 2012 the UK government has implemented new interoperability regulations and the Railway and Other Guided Transport Systems (ROGS) have changed. What do you need to know about these new requirements?


New requirements for ECM’s and evaluation of engineering change by CSM must be understood and embodied in to relevant duties and operations. The subject affects European railway operators and their supply chains, therefore influencing the current developments of systems and products that are increasingly relevant to UK engineers and their interests.


Speakers include:

  • Ian Jones, Head of Interoperability, Department for Transport
  • Paul Hooper, HM Principal Inspector of Railways, Interoperability & Standard Manager, Office of Rail Regulation Richard Lockett, Head of Cross Acceptance Unit, European Railway Agency
  • Giles Turner, Engineer - Rail Vehicles, Office of Rail Regulation
  • Neil Halliday, Leader of train Systems Team, Rail Safety & Standards Board
  • Stewart Huddleston, Hazard & Vehicle Data Manager, Network Rail

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