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Name:                                                 Hartmut Vogel

Address:                                             Jorge Newbery 311, X 5194 CZD Villa General Belgrano
Provincia de Córdoba/Argentina

Telephone:                                         ++54-3546-528405     /     03546-15-528405

                                                           ++54-3546-461134

Telefax:                                              ++54-3546-461134

E-mail:                                               trolley_bus@cpsarg.com

                                                           hvogel@trolley-bus-consulting.com

Home Page                                         http://trolley-bus-consulting.com/

 

 

Date of birth:                                      20.06.1948

Nationality:                                        German

Civil status:                                        Married

 

Languages:                                         German           (mother tongue)

                                                           English            (fluent spoken and written)

                                                           French             (working knowledge)

                                                           Spanish           (working knowledge)

 

 

Professional education:

 

 

     1965 - 1968                                   DEUTSCHE BANK AG,

                                                           Solingen/GERMANY:

                                                           Banking Specialist

 

     1972 - 1976                                   University of Applied Sciences Cologne,

                                                           Faculty: Electricity Engineering

                                                           Cologne/GERMANY:

                                                           Master of Engineering

                                                          

     1976/1977                                     Professional Engineering Association, Hamburg/GERMANY:

                                                           Engineering for Protection and Safety at Work


Professional experience: 

 

 

     1968 - 1970                                   Deutsche Bank AG,

                                                           Solingen/GERMANY:

                                                           Banking Specialist

                                                           Responsibilities:

                                                           - Bookkeeping

                                                           - Head of credit department for private credits

 

 

     1976 - 1979                                   Stadtwerke (City Works) Solingen, GERMANY

                                                           Electric Power Supply Department:

                                                           Planning Engineer for the electrical networks of high and low current-system in Solingen and

                                                           Assistant-manager of the Planning Department

                                                           both functions simultaneously

                                                           Responsibilities:

                                                           - Planning of electrical networks including transformer stations for new districts

                                                           - Planning of transformer stations for companies with an electrical power demand of more than 100 kW

                                                           - Planning, projecting and Supervising construction of 75 transformer stations of 10.000/380V each Three Phase Current

                                                           - Calculation of the electrical networks of high and low current

                                                           - Development and Introduction of computer assisted Administration Systems for Electric City Networks

 

 

     1979 - 1983                                   Stadtwerke (City Works) Solingen, GERMANY

                                                           Public Transport Company:

                                                           Project Engineer for electrical systems and vehicles

                                                           Responsibilities:

                                                           - Testing Prototypes of articulated Trolley-Buses for:

                                                             - M. A. N., Munich/GERMANY,

                                                             - MERCEDES BENZ AG, Mannheim/GERMANY and

                                                             - VAN HOOL, Koningshoikt Lier/Belgium

                                                           - Projecting, developing and testing of an articulated Trolley-Bus-Prototype with double rear traction and Chopper-control

                                                           - Elaboration of Specifications for articulated Trolley Buses with double rear traction and Chopper-control

                                                           - Projecting and purchasing a freely programmable long distance control (mosaic design) for the energy system of Trolley-Bus-Operation with 21 rectifier substations

                                                           - Association of German Transport Companies (VDV): Member (1979 - 1991) of the "Duobus/Trolley-Bus" Committee for elaborating standard specifications for Duo- and Trolley Buses

 

 

     1983 - 1984                                   Stadtwerke (City Works) Solingen, GERMANY

                                                           Public Transport Company:

                                                           Manager of the Planning Department and

                                                           Vice-Director of the Public Transport Company

                                                           both functions simultaneously

                                                           Responsibilities:

                                                           - Demand analysis of Public Transport

                                                           - Cost analysis of bus routes

                                                           - Income analysis of bus routes

                                                           - Planning and projecting new bus routes including:
- bus-stops,
- turn-outs
- obtaining of the necessary permissions

                                                           - Planning and projecting combinations between existing bus routes

                                                           -   Analysis of new technologies in Public Transport for decision-making of their eventual realization for:

                                                                - new buses

                                                                - new vehicle systems

                                                                - data processing in Public Transport

                                                                - new infrastructure systems for Public Transport
       - lay outs of streets
       - design of turnouts
       - design of bus stops
       - new information systems for passengers

                                                           - Implementation of measures to further increase average bus speed of the Public Transport System

                                                           - Planning and Introduction of a special tariff for very short transportation distances

                                                           - Studies on Trolley-Bus energy consumption and optimum distribution

 

     1984 - 1991                                   Stadtwerke (City Works) Solingen, GERMANY

                                                           Public Transport Company:

                                                           Director of the Public Transport Company

                                                           Further to above position:

                                                           President of the Committee for Protection and Safety at Work of all City Works (Stadtwerke) Solingen

                                                           Responsibilities:

                                                           - The correct and efficient operating of Public Transport 
 in Solingen

 

                                                           - Supervising and directing the following departments with 525 employees:

                                                              - Contact Line Department

                                                                 - Maintenance and repairs of 46 km double-hand
      contact line

                                                                 - Contact line planning for new routes

 

                                                              - Rectifier Substations Department

                                                                 - Maintenance and reparations of 21 substations

                                                                 - Substations planning for new routes

 

                                                              - Vehicle and Machine Department

                                                                 - Maintenance and repairs of:
         - 63 Trolley-Buses
         - 44 Diesel Buses
         -   6 special vehicles for maintenance and
              repairs of the contact line, substations and buses
         -   1 Emergency Electricity System 1.000 kW
         - all the necessary equipments and materials

                                                                       - Responsibility for daily bus operating availability

                                                                 - Mechanical training

 

                                                              - Transport Operation Department

                                                                       - Administration and Planning of Services for
           300 drivers (working shifts and cycles)

                                                                       - Training courses for drivers in the company's
            own driving school

                                                                       - Operation planning of Public Transport

                                                                      - Planning and elaboration of bus schedules

                                                                       - Planning and elaboration of route schedules
           for drivers

                                                                       - Efficiency Control of drivers

                                                                       - Public Transport Operation Control

 

                                                              - Planning Department

                                                                       - Efficiency control of Public Transport

                                                                       - Demand analysis of Public Transport

                                                                       - Cost and income analysis of bus routes

                                                                       - Planning and projecting of new bus routes

                                                                       - Planning and projecting of combinations       
           between existing bus routes

                                                                       - Analysis of new technologies in Public
           Transport

 

                                                           Special Responsibilities:

                                                           - Purchase of 21 articulated Trolley Buses developed under my prior responsibility. Commissioning their new operation under my responsibility as Director of the Department of Public Transport (1984)

                                                           - Projecting and Supervising construction of a Mainte-nance Hall including a Brake-Test-System for articu­lated Trolley Buses and other bus types

                                                           - Projecting and Supervising construction of a Hanging Work Platform especially for maintenance of and on the roofs of Trolley Buses and other vehicles

                                                           - Projecting and obtaining of four rectifier substations for the electrical network of Trolley Buses in Solingen

                                                           - Projecting and developing a three doors Trolley Bus with double rear traction and Chopper controlled motor

                                                           - Elaboration of purchase specifications for Trolley Buses

                                                           - Projecting and Supervising construction of a new turn table for Trolley Buses and buses up to 12 meters

                                                           - Purchase of 46 standard Trolley Buses developed under my prior responsibility. Commissioning their new operation under my responsibility as Director of the Department of Public Transport (1986)

                                                           - Projecting and introduction of a collective-taxi-opera­tion in off-peak hours to make the Public Transport more attractive

                                                           - Plan and prepare the change of two routes of diesel-powered buses to the use of Trolley Buses (10,6 km, double-hand contact line)

                                                           - Selling of 78 used Trolley Buses of the Stadtwerke Solingen to the Province of Mendoza/Argentina

                                                           - Projecting and purchasing of three rectifier substations for the electrical network of Trolley Buses in Solingen

 

 

                                                           Memberships:

                                                           - Association of German Transport Companies (VDV):

                                                             Member (1979 - 1991) of the "Dual Mode Bus / Trolley-Bus" Committee for elaborating standard specifications for Duo- and Trolley-Buses

                                                           - German Standards Institute (DIN) and Association of German Electrical Engineers (VDE):

                                                             Member (1984 - 1991) of German Electrical Engineer­ing Committee "Electrical Installations in Vehicles of Public Transport" 

                                                           - Association of German Public Transport (VDV):

                                                             Member (1984 - 1991) of the Committee "Electrical and Electronic Installations in vehicles of Public Transport"

                                                           - Association of German Public Transport (VDV):

                                                             Member (1987 - 1991) of the Committee "Integrated Taxi Operation in Public Transport"

 

 

 


     since 1986                                     Independent international engineering consultant for Public Transport (until 1991 during my holidays at the STADTWERKE SOLINGEN) and

 

     since 1991                                     in my Firm
TROLLEY-BUS-CONSULTING

                                                           with the following aims:

                                                           - Consulting for Public Transport

                                                           - Subcontracting Consultants in the field

                                                           - Preparing studies on different Public Transport projects

                                                         - Identifying, planning, implementing of Public Transport projects

                                                           - Project Assistance

                                                           - Training of technical experts in all the sectors of Public Transport

                                                           - Consulting of international transport and traffic by land, sea and air

                                                           - Negotiation of short and long-term project financing

                                                           - International trading of materials and services

                                                           - Promotion of technology-transfers

                                                           - Commercialization of materials and equipments for transport

                                                           - Advising private and Public Transport companies and Administrations

                                                           - Planning and other services for Public Transport

 

 

                                                           Project Activities:

         1986                                          - Advising Transport Companies in Paraguay about the possibilities of introducing Trolley-Buses

         1987                                          - Elaboration of two studies for the German Association for Technical Corporation (GTZ), Eschborn/GERMA-NY in Mendoza/Argentina.

                                                             Topics:  Privatisation of Trolley-Bus-Companies,            Production of Trolley-Buses in Argentina   including material for the infrastructure

 

         1990                                          - Planning and elaborating the Invitation for a Tender for the Electrical Network for Trolley-Buses in Mendoza /Argentina (3 new routes and integration of an existing system length: 78 km; 14 rectifier substations) contracted by GTZ

         1991                                          - Adviser of the Transport Department in Mendoza/Ar-gentina with regard to the implementation of studies by GTZ

         1992                                          - Assessment of a Trolley-Bus-System in Mexico-City contracted by LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT CONSUL-TANTS (LRTC), Düsseldorf/GERMANY

         1992                                          - Studies on planning a Trolley-Bus-System in Monter-rey/Mexico including contact-lines and rectifier substations, contracted by FERROSTAAL AG, Essen /GERMANY

         1992                                          - Advising a private Trolley-Bus-Company of Vancou­ver/Canada on restoration services for used buses in Chile

         1992                                          - Commercialize used Trolley Buses of the City of Salzburg/Austria

         1992                                          - Commercialize used Trolley Buses of the City of Arnheim/Netherlands

         1992                                          - Studies in Potsdam (former GDR) on the feasibility:

                                                             - to continue

                                                             - to complete and optimize actual Public Transport
  services

                                                             - to expand or reduce of services offered

                                                             - to operate electrical vehicles in heavy traffic areas

         1993                                          - Adviser of the Transport Department of Mendoza/Ar-gentina with regard to the continuation of the implementation of MICRONET, a software-program for planning and optimization bus-line-networks in Mendoza/Argentina

         1993                                          - Consulting and project assistance to FERROSTAAL AG, Essen/GERMANY during the production of Trolley-Buses in Hungary

         1993                                          - Consultant services to FERROSTAAL AG, Essen/ GERMANY for the introduction of a new Trolley-Bus-System in MEXICO D.F.

         1993                                          - Studies on different alternatives of Public Transport Systems in the former GDR

         1993                                          - Consulting to centro de estudios del desa­rollo, Santiago/Chile for the introduction of a new Trolley-Bus-System in Chile

         1993                                          - Testing the feasibility of software programs for city bus lines and adapting them to the South American markets

     1993/1994                                     - Medium-term consultant for GTZ (German Association of Technical Co-operation) in Mendoza/Argentina for carrying out the following project:

-        Implementation of the software program "MICRO BUS" in the Public Transport of Mendoza/Argentina to improve the administrative system including:

                                                                  - Elaboration of bus schedules

                                                                  - Elaboration of route schedules for drivers

                                                                  - Elaboration of bus operator instructions

                                                                  - Optimizing the bus deployment in the Public Transport Companies

                                                                  - Advising of Public Transport Companies

                                                                  - Advising of Private Bus Companies

         1994                                          - Purchasing of a new traffic light system for the City of Mendoza/Argentina, contracted by the Transport Department of Mendoza

     1994/1995                                     - Planning an Electrical Network for Trolley-Buses in Mendoza/Argentina (4 routes; length: 56 km; 16 rectifier substations) contracted by U.T.E. SIEMENS-IATE-OLMATIC, Buenos Aires/Argentina

     1995/1996                                     - Consultant for the Transport Department (Dirección de Transporte) and the Association of Public Transport (Cámaras: A.U.T.A.M. and C.E.T.A.P.) in Mendoza /Argentina for:

                                                               - Elaboration of bus schedules

                                                               - Elaboration of route schedules for drivers

                                                               - Elaboration of bus operator instructions

                                                               - Optimizing the bus deployment in the
    Public Transport Companies

                                                               - Advising of Public Transport Companies

                                                               - Advising of Private Bus Companies

     1995/1996                                     - Elaboration of a study for KIEPE ELEKTRIK GMBH, Düsseldorf/GERMANY and AEG AG, Berlin/GER-MANY (Daimler Benz Industry) in Argentina, Chile and Brazil.

                                                             Topic:    Production of Trolley Buses in South America

         1996                                          - Assistance to the World Bank with the supervision of a vehicle rehabilitation program and Workshop and other Equipment Components of a Urban Transport Project in 14 Russian Cities and Belarus in my function as Trolley-Bus and Bus specialist, contracted by HTA Transport Consultings, Amsterdam/Nether-lands

         1996                                          - Elaboration of a tender for 200 new Trolley-Buses in Mexico D.F. in my function as Project Manager, contracted by FERROSTAAL AG, Essen/GERMANY

         1996                                          - Elaboration of a study for Trolley-Bus Maintenance for 200 new Trolley-Buses in Mexico D.F., contracted by FERROSTAAL México, S.A. de C.V., Mexico D.F. /MEXICO

         1997                                          - Elaboration of a tender for a new high speed guide-way Trolley-Bus-System including its infrastructure for guided biarticulated Trolley-Buses in São Paulo/Brazil in my function as Project Manager for vehicles, substations, contactline and control-system, contracted by FERROSTAAL AG, Essen/GERMANY and Figuei-redo Ferraz Consultoria e engenharia de projeto Ltda., São Paulo/brazil

         1997                                          - Preparation of a long term project (6 years): "Planificación, Reorganización, Actualización y Administración del Transporte Público in Mendoza/Argentina" for the Government of the Province of Mendoza in co-operation with the Center of International Migration and Development (CIM) of the German government

     1997ð2000                                   - Assistance to the World Bank with the supervision of a vehicle rehabilitation program and Workshop and other Equipment Components of a Urban Transport Project in 14 Russian Cities and Belarus in my function as Trolley-Bus and Bus specialist, contracted by HTA Transport Consultings, Amsterdam/Nether-lands

     since 1998                                     - "Gerente de Desarollo de Proyectos" contracted by Deutsche Eisenbahn-Consulting GmbH (DE-Consult Delegación Regional Argentina).

         1998                                          -  Director of the seminar "Optimierung der Fahrzeugverfügbarkeit durch Instandhaltung" (Availability Optimising of tramways, trolley-buses and buses by maintenance) in Rumania, contracted by GTZ, together with to other experts.

         1999                                            - Consultant for TECNICAGUA S.A., Godoy Cruz, Provincia de Mendoza/ARGENTINA:

Elaboration of the preproject ECOVIAS, a multimode Public Transport System for the metropolitan area of "Gran Mendoza". Responsible for:

·     Planning Public Transport

·     Elaboration of technical specifications for:
Light Rail Tramways and Interurban Trains, including their infrastructure as: Railways, Overhead Contact Wire System, Substations, Signal system, Control system and Supervision, Workshops etc.

·     Elaboration of a specification for introducing a new Tariff and Ticketing System ("Smart-Card").

·     Planning of the Structure and the Organisation for the future Public Transport Company

·     Calculation of Investment Costs

 

         1999                                            - Consultant for TECNICAGUA S.A., Godoy Cruz, Prov. Mendoza /ARGENTINA:

Elaboration of the pre-project TRANSANDINO, long Distance Cargo Railway System between BRAZIL (São Paulo) ARGENTINA (Buenos Aires - Mendoza) CHILE (Santiago - Valparaiso). Responsible for:

·     Planning Cargo Transport System between Mendoza Valparaiso including Cargo Terminal in Mendoza

·     Elaboration of the technical stock for:
Locomotives, Wagons, Engines and Stock for Maintenance, Infrastructure as: Railways, Signal system, Control system and Supervision, Workshops etc.

·     Elaboration of the Cargo System Time Table

·     Planning of the Structure and the Organization for the future Public Transport Company

·     Calculation of Investment Costs

 

        1999                                     - Assistance to UNMIK (United Nations interim administration mission in Kosovo), Department of civil affairs and public administration "Pillar II", Transportation Unit, contracted by GTZ

 

Local Task designation in Kosovo/YUGOSLAVIA:

     1. Preparation of the regulation-text for Public Transport in Kosovo,

Sub-goal:

·     Improvement the operational situation of the province-own and private Public Transport companies in economic, planning-technical and vehicle-technical view and their control;

·     Attractiveness and mobility-increase for the population.

a)  Elaboration of a suggestion to the official integration of private transport companies (buses and minibuses), in which Public Transport courses with UNMIK as management of one single KosovoTrans- and terminal-high society and simultaneously as Public Transport administration body of Kosovo, (business - and supervision-authority-structure), [phase I in 2000],

b) Elaboration of a suggestion to the denationalisation of the Public Transport companies including the terminals with UNMIK as Public Transport administration body of Kosovo, with the structure of the supervision-authority, [phase II in 2001]

2.  Preparation of the budget for the remuneration of the employees of KosovoTrans, urban bus Pristina Company and Pristina terminal [in 2000]

3.  Preparation of the budget for the redevelopment of the KosovoTrans Companies, Urban Bus Pristina Company and Pristina Terminal including of a Demand/Offer-Analysis and completion of the spare parts stocks for vehicles

 

     2000 ð2001                                    - Invitation of the Government of the Province of Mendoza to elaborate a multimode Public Transport System for the metropolitan area of "Gran Mendoza" including:

·             Planning Public Transport

·             Elaboration of technical specifications for:
Light Rail Tramways and Interurban Trains, including their infrastructure as: Railways, Overhead Contact Wire System, Substations, Signal system, Control system and Supervision, Workshops etc.

·             Elaboration of a specification for introducing a new Tariff and Ticketing System ("Smart-Card" or others).

·             Calculation of Investment Costs

Mendoza, 17/08/2000

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