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Program for “Light Rail Day” in Odense/Denmark

"Light Rail Day 2023" is sold out

Monday, 2th October 2023

Venue: Grand Hotel, Odense

11:00 Registration starts at Grand Hotel, Odense
11:45 Transport by Tram to the OL (Odense Letbane) HQ + depot.
Around 14:00 Tram ride with stops through Odense - normal publlic transport.

15:30             Coffee break at Grand Hotel

Monday speakers:

16:00 Mads Teisen, Program leader mobility, Lyngby-Taarbæk municipality, Denmark
“Light Rail Owner - How to navigate in waters of fear, prejudice and real problems”

16:30 Søren Steen Thrane, Maintenance Manager OL, “Lessons learned”

17:00 Per Bredesgaard, Innovations, Aarsleff Rail, “Maintain a new Tramway”

18:30             Networking Dinner with awarding of the Nordic Light Rail Prize at the Grand Hotel

The NLRA – Nordic Light Rail Association board has decided to honor Reinhold Schröter (Stuttgarter Straßenbahnen) with the Nordic Light Rail Price in the second degree. Reinhold is awarded this prize for his generous and long-standing support of tram systems in the Nordic Countries. His personal commitment and enthusiasm have helped in the development of light rail systems throughout the Nordic countries. Tom Potter from Bergen will give the laudation.


Tuesday, 3th October 2023

08:00 Registration starts, 8:20 Welcome, 8:40 Stadler Welcome

08:55 Lauri Kangas, City of Helsinki, Finland
“Tramway project alliance experiences”

09:25 David Frei, Business Development Manager, Stadler Signalling AG
“Smart Automation and Digitalization of Light Rail Vehicles”

09:55 Dan Ravn, CEO Odense Letbane. ”The story of Odense Tramway”

10:25 short presentation of our exhibitors and Coffe break

11:00 Reinhold Schröter, Operation-Manager, Stuttgarter Straßenbahnen, Germany
“You may need to know how different tramways are thought of”

11:30 Finn S. Boysen, CEO, Ingeniørteam ApS, Odense/Denmark
“Stray Current – meet the challenge before we measure it”

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Michael Borre, Aarhus Letbane, Denmark
“Predictive Maintenance at Aarhus Light Rail”

13:30 Engineer Dirk Schillings, CTO-Light Rail Vehicles, Stadler Rail Management AG
“The next generation of Light Rail Vehicles from Stadler Rail”

14:15 Peter Sonne, CEO + Peter Juel Jensen, Plasser Scandinavia
„Quiet rails thanks to ATMO”

14:45 Coffe Break

15:15 Stephan Besier, Stadtbahngestaltung, Leipzig, Germany
“Urban development in practise”

15:45 Carsten Henriksen, Head of City Strategy, City of Odense
“Odense Tramway as an urban development strategy – connecting, structuring and attracting”

16:15Hans-Michael Betsch, Passengerclub of Aarhus light rail
“Can passengers contribute to improving light railway systems”

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