The Smart Rail Route Map was discussed at the 2018 Telecommunications and Technology Forum, with delegates and speakers providing feedback on the Interim Report.

The Smart Rail Route Map will also be the focus of a panel discussion at the ARA’s 2018 AusRail Conference in Canberra.


AusRAIL Conference, Day 2

15:40 – 16:20, Wednesday 28 November 2018

PANEL | Smart rail: Technology of the future



Loulou Hammad, Head of Communications, Australia, Bombardier


Paul Harris, Principal Engineer – Operational Control Systems, Network Integrity, Project & Assurance Division, Public Transport Victoria

Doug Creighton, Deputy Director, Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation (IISRI)

Stuart Thomson, CEO, Rail Manufacturing CRC

Bonnie Ryan, Senior Manager – Freight, Logistics & Industrial Sectors, GS1 Australia

A key input of the Rail Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre-funded project – R3.3.2: Development of a Smart Rail Route Map. The Rail Manufacturing CRC is funded jointly by participating rail organisations and the Australian Federal Government’s Business Cooperative Research Centres Program.


Australasian Railway Association

PO Box 4608

Kingston ACT 2604

T: 02 6270 4503



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