Nomad Tech @ UIC Workshop “Energy Efficiency of Parked Trains and Refurbishment of Rolling Stock”

Wednesday, 25th May 2016

A UIC workshop on Energy Efficiency dedicated to management of parked trains and refurbishment of rolling stock will be held on June 8th at the NS Offices in Haarlem (The Netherlands).

This workshop will be an excellent opportunity for managers, advisors and professional specialists to exchange experiences on best practices of procedures to reduce energy consumption during the management of parked trains and the best technologies and cases for refurbishment of rolling stock.

Augusto Franco and Luis Sequeira, from Nomad Tech’s Power Systems department, will be presenting the Power Traction GTO to IGBT upgrade solution.

The workshop will include other presentations of rail industrial manufacturers, suppliers specialized in auxiliary systems and technical solutions developers retrofitting rolling stock, followed by fruitful discussions, allowing benchmarking as well as the exchange of experiences and the networking between participants.

In addition, UIC members will have the opportunity to share their experiences in the implementation of new technologies in existing rolling stock and the adopted procedures to reduce energy consumption on parked trains.

For more information or register to attend please visit:

About Nomad Tech

Nomad Tech was created in 2013 as a Joint Venture by Nomad Digital, the global leader for high-availability wireless solutions to the transportation sector and EMEF, the Portuguese Railways company for Rolling Stock Maintenance, to meet the explosion in the demand of solutions for reducing the Life Cycle Cost of the Rolling Stock.

Nomad Tech will further develop the combination of Nomad Digital’s existing market-leading fleet connectivity and EMEF as a global pioneer in developing and applying the most modern maintenance strategies like Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) and Power Electronics, as well as eco-friendly solutions, which provide significant cost saving solutions for the Railway market.

Nomad Tech’s products and solutions are also targeted to sectors such as energy, transports, infrastructure, among others.

About UIC

UIC is the professional and technical association representing the unity of the railway sector at world level. It is active in all the fields involved in developing rail transport.