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    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
      Lewis Gill
      Incremental Solutions Ltd
      RIA
      Luke Coomber
      Mott Macdonald Group Limited
      Suppliers
      Saul Friedner
      LS Telcom
      Suppliers
      John Okas
      Real Wireless
      Suppliers
      Kosta Totkov
      Arriva Trains
      Passenger Train Operating Company
      Nicola Pegg
      Rail Safety and Standards Board Ltd
      RSSB
      Tim Lane
      Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
      Infrastructure Manager
      Timothy Ward
      High Speed Two (HS2) Limited
      Infrastructure Manager
      Nick Wilson
      Virtual Zone
      Independent
      Ashley Dunn
      Icomera UK Limited
      Suppliers
      Mike Magee
      Nokia UK Limited
      Suppliers
      Colin McVea
      Translink (NI) Limited
      Infrastructure Manager
      Andrew Longyear
      Cisco Systems
      Suppliers
      Ian Maxwell
      Office of Rail and Road
      Office of Rail and Road
      Peter Given
      Mott Macdonald Group Limited
      Suppliers
      Ross McCutcheon
      Department For Transport
      DfT
      Helen Chesshire
      Alstom Transport UK Ltd
      Manufacturers
      Steve Evans
      Nokia UK Limited
      Suppliers
      Stirling Kimkeran
      Classone Systems Ltd
      RIA
      Sam Newcombe-Malins
      Alstom Transport UK Ltd
      Manufacturers
      Amal Makki
      Rail Delivery Group
      Passenger Train Operating Company
      Emilia Platoni
      Rail Delivery Group
      Observer
      Gaby King
      Department For Transport
      DfT
      Andrew Elvins
      East West Railway Company Limited
      Infrastructure Manager
      Mike Butler
      Nomad Digital Limited
      Suppliers
      Kevin Collis
      BAS LLP
      Suppliers
      Ben Allen
      Oneweb Communications Limited
      Suppliers
      Mark Maclean (Vice Chair)
      Telent Technology Services Limited
      Suppliers
      Jianhong Jin
      Rail Safety and Standards Board Ltd
      RSSB
      Nick Wright
      First Group PLC
      Passenger Train Operating Company
      Trevor Hardy
      Transport For London (TFL)
      Infrastructure Manager
      Naresh Khutan
      Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
      Infrastructure Manager
      Oliver Bosshard
      Real Wireless
      Suppliers
      Richard Osborne
      Cisco Systems
      Suppliers
      Peter Theobald
      Rail Delivery Group
      Passenger Train Operating Company
      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.
      Nicola Pegg
      Tel: 020 3142 5512
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