The future of light rail

The future of light rail

May 21
CEDA Vic/Tas welcomes Yarra Trams, Chief Executive Officer, Nicolas Gindt to discuss the future of light rail.


Nicolas Gindt, Chief Executive Officer, Yarra Trams

Event overview

With cities around the country and the world investing in light rail projects, Melbourne, the once world leader, is at risk of slipping behind.  Join Yarra Trams Chief Executive Officer, Nicolas Gindt in discussing the future of light rail, looking at current and emerging trends from around the world and how these could work in our city.

This briefing is by invitation only to CEDA Trustees. Trustees are senior leaders nominated by CEDA member organisations. At CEDA boardroom briefings Trustees hear from an informed, expert guest speaker in a private, small group setting. Invitations to boardroom briefings are a valued benefit of CEDA membership. Chatham House Rule applies.

Meet the speaker

Nicolas Gindt
Chief Executive Officer, Yarra Trams

Nicolas Gindt is a seasoned leader in the transportation industry, having held senior positions in rail passenger and freight organisations for more than 20 years. He has consistently delivered results in managerial leadership, operation, and customer experience.
As Chief Executive Officer of Yarra Trams since 2015, Nicolas leads the operation of Melbourne’s iconic tram network; the largest in the world, delivering a world-class service on more than 200 million trips a year.
Nicolas is accountable for ensuring the ongoing sustainability of the tram network and building a service that continues to meet the needs of Melbourne’s growing population. Under his leadership, Keolis Downer extended its operations of Yarra Trams for a further seven years, until 2024.

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