Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Bombardier joins Thai rolling stock symposium

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Bombardier Transportation said Wednesday, May 15, it is a "lead participant" in the first International Symposium on Rolling Stock, to commence Thursday in Bangkok, Thailand.

The two-day conference, hosted by Kasetsart University (KU), will feature the university's technical experts and other major suppliers from across the region. For its part, Bombardier will present its most advanced vehicles and rail control solutions for mainline and high speed rail applications. In addition, Bombardier will share its experiences in the Asia region.

Bombardier's participation will include presentations and workshops on its ZEFIRO very high speed train technology and ECO4 technologies, which combine “the world's fastest rail speeds with groundbreaking aerodynamic and environmental performance.” In addition, INTERFLO main line signaling will be highlighted, including operational experience drawn from delivery of its technology for the high speed operations in China.

"This is an important event to promote discussion around the development of the rail industry and provides participants with a valuable opportunity to learn from leading experts in the field,"said Gregory Enjalbert, head of Asia, Australasia and Middle East, Rail Control Solutions, Bombardier Transportation. "Developing the rail infrastructure, including high speed links, in Thailand and Asia is a high priority and Bombardier's state-of-the-art technology and experience will enable us to contribute to this development."