Freight Technical Committee
The purpose of the Freight Technical Committee (FTC) is to:
- Consider technical matters relating to the design, construction, maintenance, repair, interfaces, operation, knowledge, updates, and standards applicable to freight vehicles
- Develop joint FTC Rail Industry Standards and Codes of Practice for freight vehicles.
The scope to include both domestic and European registered vehicles.
The group reports to the Rolling Stock Standards Committee.
Message from the Chair
FTC focuses on the rail freight industry. We consider the relationship between national and international standards and regulations affecting the freight sector, as well as technical and operational issues. We also act as a forum to support research related to the freight industry.
The Freight Technical Committee has members representing these industry stakeholders:
- Freight and other non-passenger train operators
- Infrastructure managers and owners
- Private Wagon Federation
- Invited technical experts.
Chair of committee: Dan Hamm, RSSB
|Adam Taylor||GB Railfreight Limited||Freight Company||Member|
|Alan Aitken||Wabtec Corporation||Suppliers||Member|
|Alan Lee||Devon and Cornwall Railways Limited||ECM||Member|
|David Barney||Victa Railfreight Limited||Non Passenger Train Operator||Member|
|David Brown||Assenta Rail||ECM||Member|
|Edward Farrance||Plasmor UK||ECM||Member|
|Jennifer Houghton||Colas Rail Limited||Non Passenger Train Operator||Member|
|Guy Peasley||GB Railfreight Limited||Non Passenger Train Operator||Member|
|James Ambrose||Network Rail Infrastructure Limited||Infrastructure Manager||Member|
|James Carr||Direct Rail Services Limited||Non Passenger Train Operator||Member|
|John Stupple||Channel Commercials PLC||ECM||Member|
|Les Bryant||Davis Wagon Services||ECM||Member|
|Phil Sharpe||TUV Rheinland||Certification Bodies||Member|
|Richard Allen||Ermewa SA||ECM||Member|
|Russell Campbell||VTG Rail UK Ltd
|Sebastian Southcombe||Network Rail Infrastructure Limited||Infrastructure Manager||Member|
|Simon Cressey||DB Cargo (UK) Limited||ECM||Member|
|Stephen Taylor||Rail Wagon Association||Private Wagon Federation||Member|
|Steve Rhymes||Network Rail Infrastructure Limited||Infrastructure Manager||Observer|
|Tim Gabb||Freightliner Limited||ECM||Member|
|Tom Scaramuzza||Network Rail Infrastructure Limited||Infrastructure Manager||Observer|