acrps head 2021

The schedule can be viewed in the conference app.

Wednesday, 9th June 2021


Session 1: Projects

Peter Schulze (DB Netz AG, DE):
Rail link Berlin-Brandenburg International Airport (BBI), project execution "in time and in budget"

Martin Meißner, Stefan Kaufhold (SPL Powerlines, DE):
Challenges in the electrification of the upgraded line Oldenburg-Wilhelmshaven

Session 2: Electric traction power supply systems

Christophe Keseljevic (CKrail, FR):
Conversions from DC to AC – a worldwide survey

Thomas Schaad (SBB AG, CH); Tobias Thurnherr (Hitachi ABB Power Grids, CH):
Expansion of the electric traction power supply at Lake Geneva with new converters

Thomas Pakull, Stephan Glöckner (DB Energie GmbH, DE)
Digitalization of 16,7 Hz existing substations

Christoph Hinze (Siemens Mobility GmbH, DE); Mahmoud Hassan (SNCF Réseau, FR):
FACTS as basis of smart traction power supply systems with 50 Hz nominal frequency

Session 3: Energy

Kai Wittig, Martin Bruns (DB Energie GmbH, DE):
(Charging-) Infrastructure for accumulator electric multiple units

Dr. Andriy Zynovchenko (Rail Power Systems GmbH, DE); N. N. (Hitachi ABB Power Grids, CH)
Challenges in setting up the electric traction power supply as a large island network fed by static converters

Dr. Judith Maria Böhler-Grimm (Schienen-Control GmbH, AT):
Rail energy – Quo vadis? Chance for competition and regulatory challenges

Panel discussion

Future of electric traction power supply – Where does electricity come from?

Thursday, 10th June 2021

Session 4: Overhead contact lines

Dr. André Dölling (Siemens Mobility GmbH, DE); Fritjof Aufschläger (TU Dresden, Professur für Elektrische Bahnen, DE):
Modeling the life cycle costs of overhead contact line systems

Dr. Thomas Noack (TÜV Süd Rail GmbH, DE):
Continuous optimization of the contact force measuring method

Dr. Jochen Hietzge, Maximilian Franke (Institut für Bahntechnik GmbH, DE):
Contact-free optical uplift measurement – accuracy, application areas, experience

Urs Luder, Nicolas Steinmann (Alptransit Gotthard AG, CH), Urs Wili (Furrer&Frey AG):
Current collection quality in the Ceneri Base Tunnel with overhead conductor rail at 250 km/h

Session 5: Earthing, Return Circuit

Pascal Boss (Enotrac AG, CH); Patrick Burger (TBF+Partner AG, CH):
Earthing and return current system in the project perimeter of the Ceneri base tunnel

Pietro Ottini (SBB AG, CH); Martin Aeberhard (Railelectric GmbH, CH):
New concept for return conductor separation at AC/DC system separation locations

Tony Da'Costa-Green, Dominic Banham-Hall (Network Rail Infrastructure Limited, UK); Christian Vetter (Elektrotechnische Werke Fritz Driescher & Söhne GmbH, DE):
Remote securing of earthing systems

Session 6: Protection

Bernd Drapp (AP Sensing, AT); Klaus Leithner (ÖBB Infrastruktur AG, AT); Manuel Maleschitz (Honeywell, AT):
Monitoring of high-voltage cables with fibre optic sensors

Uwe Resch (DB Netz AG, DE); Matthias Beermann (Dipl.-Ing. H. Horstmann GmbH, DE):
Localisation of short-circuits in overhead contact line systems – from pilot to release

Dr. André Dölling (Siemens Mobility GmbH, DE); Ronny Berry, Jürg Bebi (Rhätische Bahn, CH):
Design, piloting and testing of a catenary rupture detection system for the Vereina tunnel of the Rhaetian Railway (RhB)

Hans Ullmann (Siemens Mobility GmbH, DE):
Protection concept for the electric traction power supply system in the ABS 48 Munich – Lindau project

Closing words

Conference languages

The conference languages will be German and English. For non-German speaking participants an English simultaneous translation will be provided.

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