International Symposium on Railway System
ISRS 2014/2016 – Workshop 1

Jun 9-10, 2015
floor, Building 4, Faculty of Engineering
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Sponsor: IEEE Thailand Section

In-Cooperation-with: Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Waseda University, Japan

General Chair: Bundhit Eua-arporn, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Steering Committee Chairs: Kinji Mori, Waseda University, Japan

Member: David Banjerdpongchai, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Advisory Committee: Takao Nishiyama, East Japan Railway, Japan
Nakorn Chantasorn, National Science and Technology Development Agency, Thailand

Program Committee Chair: Thavatchai Tayjasanant, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Co-Chair: Yinong Chen, Arizona State University, USA
Co-Chair: Yagawa Yuichi, Hitachi, Japan

Publicity Committee Chair: Yuriko Kawakami, Waseda University, Japan

Local Arrangement Chair: Titichaya Thanamitsomboon, Thai-Nichi Institute of Technology, Thailand


Opportunities and challenges for sustainable society and life have been steadily increasing, driven
by advancement in technology, diversity in value, and transform in business and cultural-exchange
in life. Unexpectedly changing society and economy demand next-generation of systems to be
based on concept of system and business, user-oriented technology and culture back-grounded
operation. First of all, such systems are expected in infrastructures and one of strongly expected
and promoting systems is Railway System.

International Symposium on Railway System (ISRS) 2014/2016 – Workshop 1 is held to focus on
electric train maintenance covering four important areas: track work, rolling stock, electric power
supply and communication & signaling.

Jun 9 (Tue), 2015

9:00-9:30 Registration

9:30-9:45 Opening:
Bundhit Eua-arporn, General Chair (Chulalongkorn University, Thailand)
Kinji Mori, Steering Committee Chair (Waseda University, Japan)

Introductory Remark:
Thavatchai Tayjasanant, Program Committee Chair (Chulalongkorn University, Thailand)

9:45-10:15 Keynote: Shinkansen –The Pioneer of the High Speed Rail
Kenji Hamamoto (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism: MLIT, Japan)

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-11:30 BTS Experience on Electric Train Maintenance in Thailand
Pakdi Jirapapun (Maintenance Director, Bangkok Mass Transit System Company, BTS Thailand)

11:30-12:30 Lunch

12:30-13:30 Reliable and Cost-Effective Maintenance Technology for Rolling Stock
Yoshinobu Wada (East Japan Railway Company, Japan)

13:30-14:30 Future of Rolling Stock Maintenance and Asset Management
Hidetoshi Miura (Hitachi, Ltd., Japan)

14:30-14:45 Break

14:45-16:15 Panel Discussion: Issues on Track Work & Rolling Stock Maintenance

Jun 10 (Wed), 2015

9:30-10:30 Keynote: Development of railway management systems corresponding to
customer’s various needs by enforcing a cooperative relationship with local
Gaku Suzuki and Michael, Wai-Hung Law (Hitachi, Ltd., Japan)

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-11:45 Siemens Experience on Electric Train Maintenance in Thailand
Tomasz Mazur (Senior Vice President Head of Mobility Division, Siemens, Thailand)

11:45-13:00 Lunch

13:00-14:00 Operator-Oriented Manufacturing for Railway Transportation Systems
Syuichiro Sakikawa and Yuichi Yagawa (Hitachi, Ltd., Japan)

14:00-15:00 The Lightning Risk Evaluation for Railway Signaling Systems
Hideki Arai (Railway Technical Research Institute, Japan)

15:00-15:15 Break

15:15-16:15 Panel Discussion: Issues on Electric Power Supply & Communication and Signaling

16:15-16:20 Closing: Thavatchai Tayjasanant, Program Committee Chair (Chulalongkorn University,

16:30-18:30 Reception