Why TTG

Why TTG

INTRODUCTION

OPERATING

60,000
TRACK KMS

SERVICING

10
COUNTRIES

TTG IS A GLOBAL LEADER IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND DELIVERY OF PRODUCTS AND SERVICES THAT USE STATE OF THE ART OPTIMISATION METHODS TO PRODUCE BETTER RAILWAY TIMETABLES, IMPROVING OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY.

With more than 34 years experience in the railway industry, our technologies are supported by a multi-generational R&D program in the areas of energy efficient river advice systems, and real time train timetabling optimisation.

Harnessing software, engineering and consulting services, our solutions span high speed rail, passenger, freight and heavy haul rail. We deal in both long-term planning and real-time operations, across both diesel and electrictraction and, are focused on providing solutions that integrate and connectDriver Advisory Systems (DAS), Traffic Management (TM) and, Train ControlSystems (TCS) for the next generation of digital railways

Why TTG?

TTG IS A RECOGNISED GLOBALLEADER IN THE DEVELOPMENTAND DELIVERY OF CONNECTEDDRIVER ADVISORY SYSTEMS(C-DAS) AND REAL TIME TRAFFICMANAGEMENT OPTIMISATION.

TTG is a recognised global leader in the development anddelivery of Connected Driver Advisory Systems (C-DAS)and real time traffic management optimisation.

TTG’s products and services have a proven recordin delivering performance improvements tocustomers that lower operating costs by reducingenergy consumption, and minimising delays throughbetter timetabling and smoother train flows. Ourlong term customers exist in unique segments ofthe industry, operating very high speed passengertrains, throughto heavy haul iron ore and coal railways.

Our R&D is supported by the largest published bodyof research spanning more than 30 years.Our sustained commitment to research continuesto propel us forward.

In essence, TTG delivers its services and performance, built on trust. We are able to provide thorough lifetime support and will stand behind the performance of our products through service credits and performance warranties.

Management Team


Meet the Team

Ben Dvoracek, Managing Director – Rail, Australia/New Zealand

Ben Dvoracek has spent most of his career providing technology solutions that enhance the sustainability of rail services - increasing safety and environmental performance, creating seamless passenger experiences, while saving time and costs. Ben focuses on establishing long-term relationships with rail authorities and operators by providing insight into the benefits of rail technology. This includes Driving Advice Systems, planning and scheduling, workforce management, day of operations, maintenance, asset management, and customer service. Ben originally worked with transport authorities and operators in North America before moving to Australia. He now leads a team that is focused on the development, delivery, and support of rail technology in Australia, New Zealand, ASEAN, India, the Middle East, and Africa.

Dale Coleman – Special Adviser, TTG Group

Dale is a Civil Engineer with thirty nine years experience in the rail, engineering and mining industries. Dale was the General Manager Rail for WorleyParsons after WorleyParsons acquired the business of TMG International in July 2006, for which Dale founded the former companies in 1985. Over the last 23 years he has worked in the railway industry in various technical and management roles as the head of a railway signalling and control systems company, and as the head of his own company, specialising in railway engineering and in development of railway operational planning and asset management software.

He has been involved in tendering and contracting railway projects in the UK, Asia, South Africa, India and USA.

Prior to the TMG WorleyParsons merger, Dale was the Group Managing Director of TMG International Holdings Pty Ltd and was responsible for the management of the Group’s business and for the development and implementation of the Group’s strategy and management of its strategic alliances and business links.

Dale has provided advice on all aspects of the planning, management, operations, and maintenance of rail infrastructure and rolling stock to owners and operators in all parts of Australia and internationally, and has acted as an expert witness in a number of major international rail disputes. He was also responsible for development of TMG’s technology products and services.

He was a Board Member of the Rail Cooperative Research Centre, and University of South Australia’s Institute for Sustainable Systems and Technologies, and is currently a Board Member of the Australian Railway Industry Corporation, and a Member of the RTAA Management Committee.

Early in his career, Dale held senior positions in and managed multi-disciplinary projects for major companies including Ericcson Signal Systems, Dravo Corporation, Australian Consolidated Industries, and CRA (Minenco).

Clive Yep – Commercial Director, TTG Group

Clive is a Mechanical Engineer with more than thirty years experience in the transportation, engineering, construction, and manufacturing industries. Clive has gained extensive experience in a wide range of projects for various rail authorities in Australia and Asia since 1980. He has been project team leader or facilitator on most of those projects, with responsibility for operational and maintenance studies and management of implementation of the resulting projects. Clive has special interest in safety management, quality assurance, and the application of cost control systems.

Clive has significant experience in the design, manufacture and maintenance of railway rolling stock. He has been involved in the tendering, negotiation and implementation of many contracts for the design and production of locomotives, passenger and freight wagons, and bogies and other major components. He has also had substantial experience with rolling stock maintenance, including a number of investigations into the layouts and functional requirements of passenger fleet maintenance facilities including cost and resource estimation.

Clive is familiar with the requirements and documentation for rail safety accreditation in all states of Australia and has been involved in many risk assessment and safety audit assignments for rail authorities and private companies.

Clive also has a strong background in quality management and is a qualified Quality and Safety Auditor. He has undertaken many quality related projects for both railway and non-railway clients.

Clive is a skilful communicator and has developed competent skills in business development and dealings in Australia and the Asia Pacific Region.

Farbod Nejati – Head of Technology Development

"Farbod is an engineering leader with a passion for delivering results, coaching, mentoring, and inspiring ownership & accountability in an Agile development environment. He is known for creating high energy environments, building strong bonds with his team, and partnering with them to deliver commitments.

Farbod has over 8 years of technology development leadership and over 17 years of mission critical software and product development to his name. "

Phil Dickson – Operations Director, TTG Europe

Phil is a successful railway operations specialist, and an associate member of IRO and IEMA who began his Railway career in 1997 as a conductor in Nottingham. Over the next 21 years he progressed from Train Driver, Driver Instructor, Operations Manager to Traction Energy Manager. He was responsible for introducing successful energy efficiency projects within ScotRail including DAS, Energy Metering, Eco Driving and innovation projects such as Artmeis Digital Accessory Drive.

Phil developed the first Eco Driving programme in the UK Railway using full cab simulation as a training tool for drivers. With the ability to programme simulators to emulate different driving conditions, this programme has been a great success.

With these comprehensive abilities and previous careers in computing and construction Phil has gained significant experience in project management and Health & Safety. Having proved his ability to introduce financial and environmental benefits, Phil now leads the TTG UK team in project delivery and support.With a strong belief in good customer service and collaborative working, Phil is restructuring the UK team to deliver for our customers. Previously Phil has worked on RSSB projects to develop Eco Driving and DAS guidance documents and was a member of the UK DAS Board and a leader in the UK rail eco driving programmes, often assisting other Train Operators to develop their policies.

Dedicated to advancing railway technology improvements, Phil is passionate about being a part of the Digital Railway Programme, developing Connected DAS and promoting new reporting tools to help operators better understand energy use, driving styles and performance.

Clients and Partners

Clients
& partners.

OUR CLIENTS ARE RAILWAY OWNERS, OPERATORS AND SUPPLIERS IN THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTORS. THEY’RE LOCATED IN THE U.K, EUROPE, AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, CHINA, INDIA AND SE ASIA.

TTG looks to partner with leading multi-national manufacturers with strong brands. Ideally, these manufacturers are in established markets and are interested in embedding TTG Technology in their product offering.

TTG also upholds its own local presence and institutional partnerships in which it deals directly with end user customers.

Elsewhere, TTG collaborates on research projects with academic and industry partners. We value opportunities for joint funding or to diversify our product.

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