Future Communications and Positioning Systems Advisory Group

    Scope

    The purpose of the FC&PS AG is to provide advice and direction to the industry on appropriate communication technologies as enablers to the rail Technical Strategy vision.

    Message from the chair

    FC&PS boasts a strong and enthusiastic membership bringing unique insights on emerging communications and positioning technologies to supporting the group’s dual aims of informing and enabling the rail industry.  Our work includes: seeking out use-cases which cannot be satisfied with current mobile technologies; determining better approaches to mitigating vulnerabilities in positioning systems and providing advice around how future rolling stock designs can best support improved train connectivity.

      Membership

      The FC&PS AG has members representing these industry stakeholders:

      • Infrastructure manager
      • Passenger train operating companies
      • Freight train operating companies
      • ROSCOs
      • Suppliers
      • Railway Industry Association
      • RSSB
      • Department for Transport (Observer)
      • Office of Rail and Road (Observer).
      Chair of committee: Tim Lane , Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
      RSSB main representative: Jianhong Jin , Rail Safety and Standards Board Ltd
      Other Members
      Company
      Representing
      Other members
      Timothy Ward
      High Speed Two (HS2) Limited
      Infrastructure Manager
      Mike Butler
      Icomera Group
      Suppliers
      Kevin Collis
      BAS LLP
      Suppliers
      Ben Allen
      Network Rail Limited
      Infrastructure Manager
      Sam Newcombe-Malins
      Bombardier Transportation UK Limited
      Manufacturers
      Patrick Ndoro
      Department For Transport
      DfT
      Sahiduz Zaman
      Department For Transport
      DfT
      Emilia Platoni
      Rail Delivery Group
      Observer
      Nina Gaubert
      Department For Transport
      DfT
      Steve Matthews
      Cisco Systems
      Suppliers
      Lewis Gill
      Incremental Solutions Ltd
      RIA
      Luke Coomber
      Mott Macdonald Group Ltd
      Suppliers
      Oliver Bosshard
      Real Wireless
      Suppliers
      Tim Lane
      Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
      Infrastructure Manager
      Ros Osawe
      Rail Safety and Standards Board Ltd
      RSSB
      Stirling Kimkeran
      Classone Systems Ltd
      RIA
      Robert Clayden
      Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
      Infrastructure Manager
      Nick Wilson
      Rail Delivery Group
      Train Operating Company
      Saul Friedner
      LS Telcom
      Suppliers
      John Okas
      Real Wireless
      Suppliers
      Mark Maclean
      Telent Technology Services Limited
      Suppliers
      Kosta Totkov
      Arriva Trains
      Passenger Train Operating Company
      Jianhong Jin
      Rail Safety and Standards Board Ltd
      RSSB
      Peter Theobald
      Rail Delivery Group
      Passenger Train Operating Company
      Andrew Longyear
      Cisco Systems
      Suppliers
      Nick Wright
      First Group PLC
      Train Operating Company
      Ian Maxwell
      Office of Rail and Road
      Office of Rail and Road
      Peter Given
      Mott Macdonald Group Ltd
      Suppliers
      Trevor Hardy
      Transport For London (TFL)
      Infrastructure Manager
      Do you need to get in touch with this group?
      Contact our Industry Groups Manager for questions about the next meeting or about vacancies within this group.
      Ros Osawe
      Tel: 0203 142 5425
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