5th Annual (2019)

ERTMS & ETCS: The Future of Railway Signalling

Wednesday 27 March - Thursday 28 March 2019

5th Annual (2019)

ERTMS & ETCS: The Future of Railway Signalling

Delivering and implementing ERTMS and the digital railway in the UK
Wed 27 - Thu 28 March 2019 Addleshaw Goddard, London
ERTMS & ETCS 2019 will provide the latest insight on the plans for ERTMS implementation and roll out in the UK. The conference, taking place over two days, is an essential update from all involved with ERTMS and will bring together all parties to share their progress and practical insight on preparing for and operating with ETCS. The event will provide the latest update on ERTMS in 2019 and beyond, considering not only the lessons that can be learnt from the introduction of ETCS but other signalling technologies, including ATO.

Highlights of attending: 


  • Hear the latest plans, timelines and progress for introducing ERTMS in the UK
  • Review how ETCS fits as part of the digital railway – considering ATO and traffic management implementation and the practical lessons from the introduction of these systems
  • Consider how to train and prepare staff for the introduction and the human factor challenges
  • Receive practical experiences and insight from where ETCS is in operation
  • Understand how to avoid obsolescence and how to future proof for rapidly transforming technology
  • Over 6+ hours of networking with 120+ attendees from TOCs, FOCs, Network Rail and signalling professionals

Just some of the organisations who have attended this event previously:

Beacon Rail Leasing
Bombardier Transportation
DB Cargo Rail UK
Department for Transport
Direct Rail Services
ERTMS Users Group
Federal Public Service for Mobility and Transport

First Great Western
Gatwick Airport
GB Railfreight
Go Ahead
Great Western Railway
Hitachi Rail
Kapsch CarrierCom UK
London & South Eastern Railway
London Midland
London Underground
Ministry of Transport and Construction of the Slovak Republic

Network Rail

Northern Rail
Office of Rail and Road
Rock Infrastructure
Southeastern Railway
TransPennine Express
Transport Scotland
Virgin Trains
Wabtec Group

Rail professional experts share what is needed to roll out the successful implementation of ERTMS

Ahead of the ERTMS & ETCS: The Future of Railway Signalling conference on 27th and 28th March in London, five senior rail professionals share their thoughts on the challenges facing the introduction of ERTMS in the UK and the lessons that can be learnt from places it’s already in operation.

Register more than one attendee and receive a 15% discount

Diverse range of interesting technical and operational issues.

Why should I attend?

Attend to hear from all parties involved with the introduction of ERTMS and the digital railway, ensuring you are up-to-date on the plans and progress for its introduction, including the latest timelines for roll out.

Day 1 will provide the latest plans, timelines and practical insight on the preparations for the transition to ERTMS in the UK, exploring the progress and latest updates on ERTMS technology development.

Attend day 2 to explore key operation and technical consideration for the introduction of ERTMS, this includes planning to prevent obsolescence, the systems' requirements and interactions with other systems and how to train and prepare staff.

Who will I meet?

  • TOCs and FOCs
  • Network Rail and Government
  • Technology suppliers
  • Rail signalling specialists
  • Rail consultants

An informative day with real examples of successful application of the latest technology.


Addleshaw Goddard
Mott MacDonald

Excellent overview of the current state of ERTMS rollout.

Interested in sponsoring?

To find out more about sponsoring ERTMS & ETCS, please click on the link below.

An excellent way to remain up to date with worldwide ERTMS development.

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