German-Thai Railway Partnership (GTRP) The 1st workshop in the series of “Railway rolling stock maintenance and overhaul”

5th-6th October 2018 at BTS training center


Bangkok, Thailand – (October, 5-6, 2018) GTRP, is excited to announce their workshop on the topic namely,Railway rolling stock maintenance and overhaul, at the BTS Training Centre during October, 5-6, 2018, said GTRP, press contact for the 1st workshop. The purpose of this workshop is to exchange views, share the best practice in railway operation and maintenance and experience on challenges and solutions in operating train system in Thailand.

The main policy founder is German Embassy, Ministry of Transport, including NSTDA, Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangkok Mass Transit System (BTS), The Sirindhorn International Thai-German Graduate School of Engineering (TGGS)-KMUTNB, European Association for Business and Commerce (EABC), Siemens Mobility Limited and other partners: AES/Schaeffler, Mahidol University, etc. With the ability to work on as a volunteer basis, the honor speakers and panelist are from variety of experienced related railway companies as RWTH Aachen University, Siemens Mobility Limited, BTS, Deutsche Bahn (DB), SRT Electrified Train Co., Ltd. (SRTET), State Railway of Thailand (SRT), AES/Schaeffler, and Bangkok Expressway and Metro Public Company Limited (BEM).

The German-Thai Railway Partnership (GTRP) has been established since 2017 after the Joint Declaration of Intent (JDI) between Thailand and Germany was signed in November 2016. The GTRP has set up a working group of all interested stakeholders to develop measures and activities for a closer cooperation in the field of railways between our two countries. In the coming future, GTRP plans to set up The German-Thai Railway Association (GTRA) for more formal and cohesive cooperation.

The target audience is invited approximately 80 persons which are from operators, universities and research institutes, Industry including Regulators and policy makers,said GTRP, press contact for the 1st workshop. “The result of this workshop will help us provide better products and quality services to our Thai railway customers.” In this regard, we plan to organize the following workshop in topic namely “Railway Electrification”. This German-Thai cooperation under GTRP plan to public the series of railway knowledge to enhance the understanding of sustainable in Thai rail development