DESTinationRAIL presentations at the Railway Pro Technology & Service Forum
DESTinationRAIL presentations at the Railway Pro Technology & Service Forum “Innovating with Smart Railway Infrastructure” held in Buzau 24/25 February 2016.
The DESTinationRAIL project was invited to make 2 presentations at the above event in the Technical sessions on the second day of the event. The Forum attendees numbered over 140 including representatives from railways, industry, universities and other organisations from a range of countries including Japan, France and the Wider Black Sea Area.
The first presentation was made by Michael Robson, Work Package 5 leader who gave an overview of the progress with the project. This presentation paved the way for the following presentation which was given by Marijan Car, from Zagreb University, and covered the Application of unmanned aerial vehicles on railway infrastructure to monitor the changes in condition of the infrastructure. Copies of both presentations can be found on the website.
The opportunity was also taken to organise a meeting with Director General Marius Chiper of CFR SA, the Romanian railway infrastructure manager. The meeting took place on 23 February in Bucharest and was also attended by Daniel Nedelcu responsible for Asset Management and Jean Nicolaos the Director of International Relations.