Train Communications Systems 2008 - The WiFi on Trains Conference

by Staff Writer | posted on 03 June 2008

The third annual BWCS Train Communications Systems conf will be London-based again this year. Venue is he London Marriott Hotel, Kensington. Dates are June 11-12.

"It will once again gather the leading train operators from around the world to explain their successes and failures in introducing continuous, real-time, high-speed internet connectivity on trains, how it is affecting their passenger numbers and how some are using it to save millions in maintenance costs," goes the blurb

The entrance costs are a bit spendy: a place for both the Conference and the Workshop Day 1 and 2 is priced at £1586.25 (inc.VAT at 17.5%).

There's a full conf catalogue in PDF format. NewsWireless is hoping to be there to cover the Appear Networks presentation.

Other companies presenting at Train Communications 2008 will be:

  • SNCF
  • Danish Rail
  • National Express
  • WiFi on Rail from the US
  • Parsons Corporation
  • Swiss Rail
  • Icomera
  • NS Dutch Rail
  • Acorde
  • Lloyd's Register Rail
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Nokia Siemens Networks
  • CitySpace
  • Red-M
  • Mobility@Rail
  • Nomad Digital
  • Thalys International
  • BWCS

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