The Railway Technical Research Institute (RTRI) opened a technological forum to exhibit the research results in the past five years and appeal its stance in the 21st century to challenge researches on railway technologies on September 7 to 8 at the Kunitachi Institute according to the following schedule, where 1005 visitors gathered in total.
|First day (Sept.7th):||"Exhibition of Research Results," "Opening of Research Facilities" and "Lecture"|
|Second day(Sept.8th):||"Exhibition of Research Results" and "Opening of Research Facilities"|
1. Exhibition of Research Results
The research results on the following 70 themes were exhibited on the 1st floor of the main building by using research products, models and panels.
2. Opening of Research Facilities
The following 11 research facilities were opened to the visitors.
|Research field||Number of|
|Rolling stock||4||Brake performance testing machine|
|Civil engineering||3||Large-scale rainfall experiment facility|
|Electrical engineering||4||Current collection system wear testing machine|
A lecture meeting was held for more than 400 attendants at the RTRI hall on the afternoon of September 7 on the following themes, where attentive discussions were held between the audience and lecturers.
levitated railway system
Director, Technical Management Division,
Maglev Systems Development Department
|Researches for the|
railways in the future
Assistant Director, Planning Division
RTRI will continue to open technological forums in the years to come to make the research results widely known. In opening the next year forum, RTRI will esteem the opinions offered by the visitors through questionnaires or by other means.