Paul Mitchell

Project Director – ATMS ARTC

Conference Day One: Tuesday, 6 July 2021

Tuesday, July 6th, 2021

2:00 PM Panel Discussion: How Will Our Rail Operations Capability, Skills & Processes Transform To Support A Hyper-Automated, High Frequency Rail Network?

As all operators across the freight and passenger rail networks work towards introducing varying levels of automation and moving towards a digitised and data-driven approach to train signalling and control, the ROC set up of today will no longer be effective. In this session, hear key industry leaders about how they are thinking, planning and implementing changes and what do they expect to see as the foundations for a successful ROC of the future. 

  • How will emerging technologies and automation impact the current ROC set up and the larger cross-departmental rail organisation?
  • How is the role of data being leveraged and elevated in the ROC?
  • What are the key ROC staff will witness significant change and how? What new skills and mindsets will form the ROC staff of the future?
  • What challenges do you anticipate with transforming legacy ROC environments?
  • What lessons from previous projects will you take into the roll of change in the ROC?


4:20 PM How ARTC Is Preparing Standardised Governance, Rules and Capability For The Multi-Region Rollout Of High Capacity Train Control System (ATMS)

ARTC has been working hard to get its systems, procedures and program capability ready for a scaled roll out of the ATMS train control system across Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth and the Inland rail corridor. In this session, hear how the organisation has been working with its stakeholders and customers to move to a standardised approach towards rail control across its freight network by:

  • Looking at the opportunities digital systems create for train control and signalling rules standardization across different government jurisdictions
  • Key aspects and challenges being addressed to prepare for efficient project rollout and delivery 
  • Early concept design around enabling a common system interface – insights from work done with TforNSW on the ETCS & ATMS network integration

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Paul.

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