Conference Presentations

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

The Dynamics of Fundamental Change in Industries With Long Life Plant, Stan Thompson – USA

Roundtable, Hydrail present and future. Moderated by: Fabio Orecchini, Marconi University – IT

Thursday, 7 June 2018
Session 1: Introductory Session

Advances in hydrogen safety engineering, Vladimir Molkov, Ulster University – IR

Session 2: Country Reports
Developing a New Fuel Cell Prototype Train, Seky Chang, Korea Railroad Research Institute – KR
Germany’s Strategy for Sustainable Rail Transport – Projects and Political Initiatives, Elena Hof, NOW GmbH – National Organisation Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology – DE
Status of Hydrail Pursuits in Canada, Peter Eggleton, TELLIGENCE Group Transportation Technology Consultants – CAN
Austrian Rail on a Zero Emission Path – Hydrail related Projects and Potentials, Herbert Wancura synergesis – A

Two China Hydrail Trams, presented by Stan Thompson

Session 3: Manufacturers Updates
Hydrogen Containment Systems for FCEV’s and Transport, Radisa Nunic – Worthington Industries – A
Opportunities and Challenges in Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Railway Applications, Oben Uluc, Ballard – CAN

Session 4: Hybrid HFC Solutions
Hydrogen Fuel Cells in Passenger and Freight Rail: Simulation case studies from the United States, Raphael Isaac, UC Davis – USA
A High-Frequency HFC DC-DC Converter for the Next Generation Train (NGT) CARGO, Athanasios Iraklis, DLR – D
A reduced scale mobile HFC generating unit for a hybrid propulsion system of a park rail train, Alexander Schimanofsky, RCC Railway Competence and Certification – A
Future Scenarios for Hydrogen-Fueled Trains in the Regional Lines of Italy, Luigi Crema, Fondazione Bruno Kessler – IT

Friday, 8 June 2018
Session 5: Hybrid HFC Solutions
The Influence of Battery Bank Sizing on Fuel Cell Efficiency in Series Fuel Cell Battery Hybrid Intercity Passenger Railway Vehicles: The Case Study of the Intercity 125, Mohamed A. Hegazi (presented by Gordon Lovegrove), University of Bristish Columbia – CAN
Design and Analysis of a Regio-Shuttle RS1 Diesel Railcar Converted to Fuel Cell Hybrid Propulsion, Toni Schirmer, DLR – D

Session 6: Hydrogen Safety
Large-scale Hydrogen Distribution via Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carriers (LOHC),Cornelius von der Heydt, Hydrogenious Technologies GmbH – D