Date: 15-Nov-2017

Event Details

Our November function is our Annual General Meeting and Presentation

“Mobility Innovations – Transition Technologies"

RTSA Presentation: Mobility Innovations – Transition Technologies by Torben Fink-Jensen
Join the RTSA as Torben Fink-Jensen, Customer Director for Alstom, provides insights into some pioneering rail industry innovations including Regenerating Substations, Automated Track Laying Machines, Hydrogen Trains and Electric Buses.
Torben Fink-Jensen leads Alstom’s business activities in Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania, representing four business units: Rolling Stock, Signalling, Services and Infrastructure.
Graduating from Otago University in New Zealand with degrees in Law and Finance Torben has had a diverse career in business strategy and infrastructure. In 2004, Torben joined General Electric (GE) and in 2008 Torben led the reestablishment of GE’s local signalling business. In 2010, Torben took on responsibility for the East Coast of Australia and NZ.
This presentation offers insights into some pioneering rail industry innovations including:
  • Regenerating Substations – Alstom’s HESOP constant voltage substation, which regenerates excess power direct to the grid
  • Automated Track Laying Machines – Alstom’s APPITRACK solution which is currently being used around the world
  • Hydrogen Trains – Alstom’s Coradia iLint, the world’s first foray into using hydrogen as a fuel source for regional trains, and
  • Electric Buses – APTIS, Alstom’s offering in the eBus space, operating currently in Paris
RTSA members please note that the 2017 Annual General Meeting will be held in conjunction with this presentation, the final one for 2017.

15 / 11 / 2017 - 05:30 pm to 07:30 pm ( AEST)

Registration Closes
15 / 11 / 2017 05:30 pm


Engineers Australia Victoria
Level 31, 600 Bourke street
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

EA and RTSA Member Rate: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
Other Society Member Rate: $30.00 ($27.27 excl. GST)
Student Member Rate: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
Non-Member Rate: $30.00 ($27.27 excl. GST)

Railway Technical Society of Australasia
Event Contact
Contact: Engineers Australia Member Services
Phone: 1300 653 113

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