8th October 2015

Cesar Vergara, Principal Industrial Designer for Interfleet North America, will be speaking at the forthcoming Railway Age ‘Passenger Trains on Freight Railroads’ conference & expo.

The conference is the only industry event which focuses exclusively on the complexities of mixed-traffic operations, and has been running for more than 20 years.

The 2015 exhibition will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, DC on Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th October.

In his presentation on the second day, Cesar will discuss ‘How Rolling Stock can be repurposed through Industrial Design’. A full agenda is available at

Cesar will also be honoured with an award by Railway Age. The W.Graham Claytor Award celebrates ‘Distinguished Service to Passenger Transportation’.

Bill Fullerton, Regional Director for Interfleet North America comments: “Cesar is an internationally recognised leader in the design of rail and transit rolling stock. He has three decades of experience leading design teams in Europe, North America and Latin America. His knowledge and expertise will continue to be an asset to our clients moving forwards.”

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