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RAILWAY ENGINEERING 2013

12th International Conference and Exhibition


10th 11th July 2013 London, UK
Venue: Imperial College University of London Kensington London, UK

15th Anniversary

100+ Papers from 20+ Countries


including Asset Owners & Specifiers:
Amtrak, Camrail, Chennai Metro Rail, Dept for Transport (UK), Deutsche Bahn, Esfahan Urban Railway Org, HS1, Jernbaneverket, JR-East, KRRI, Metropolitana Milanese SpA, Network Rail, ProRail, RDSO, RTRI, SNCF, Southern Railway, Stuttgarter Strassenbahnen, SYSTRA SA, USDOT-FRA

EXHIBITION @ RAILWAY ENGINEERING 2013


Exhibition Registration: Conference Secretariat, ECS Publications Tel: +44(0)131447 0447 Fax: +44(0)131452 8596 email: exhibition@ecspublications.com

Final Call-for-papers
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A limited number of additional papers may be accepted submit Abstracts by 31st March 2013 at: www.railwayengineering.com

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Provisional List of Papers Parallel Sessions will be used each day


Keynote Papers
ADVANCED DETECTION & WARNING SYSTEMS FOR RAILWAYS BASED ON GROUND BORNE VIBRATIONS, Prof Dr.-Ing Eberhard Hohnecker, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Ebersbach, Germany HIGH SPEED RAIL, Prof Roderick A Smith, Chief Scientific Advisor Dept for Transport, Immediate Past President IMechE, & Imperial College London, UK OBSERVATIONS ON THE GEO-DYNAMICS OF BALLASTED HIGH-SPEED RAILWAY TRACKS, O Laghrouche, PK Woodward, A El-Kacimi, Heriot-Watt Univ & MC Forde, Univ of Edinburgh, UK

High Speed Rail Issues


Ground Vibrations from High Speed and Classic Railways

MANAGING LINESIDE NEIGHBOUR RISKS ON HIGH SPEED 1, Bob Watts, Network Rail (High Speed), Gravesend, UK TRACK CAPACITY AT 380 km/h, P Robin, B Mialane & L Pushparatnam , SYSTRA SA, Paris, France NOISE REDUCTION WITH RAIL SHIELDING FIELD MEASUREMENTS, Dr G Koller, Koocoo Technology & Consulting GmbH, Vienna, Austria ENERGY USE OF HIGH-SPEED TRAINS: CASE STUDIES ON THE EFFECT OF ROUTE GEOMETRY, J Zhou & Prof RA Smith, Imperial College London, UK PREVENTIVE HIGH SPEED GRINDING 5 YEARS OF PREVENTIVE CYCLIC RAIL MAINTENANCE IN TRAFFIC SCHEDULE, M Hartenstein & Taubert, Vossloh Rail Services GmbH, Seevetal, Germany ADVANTAGES OF A NEW, BALLASTLESS TRACKFORM, Dr I Robertson & C Masson, Alstom Transport, Andrsy, France INFLUENCE OF THE TRACK STIFFNESS & DAMPING PARAMETERS ON TRAIN DYNAMIC BEHAVIOUR, Dr J Causse, J Jandais, Q Neuville, S Kkraft, P Dupont, F Coudert, SNCF, La Plaine St Denis, France MIXTURE OF KALMAN FILTERS FOR ONLINE MONITORING OF HIGH SPEED RAILWAY SWITCHES, Dr A Same, H El Assaad, P Aknin, IFSTTAR, Noisy-le-Grand, G Govaert, UTC & M Antoni, SNCF, Paris, France GRAFT II - LARGE SCALE RAILWAY FATIGUE TESTING, M Percival, PK Woodward & O Laghrouche, Heriot-Watt Univ, Edinburgh, UK

FIELD MEASUREMENT OF GROUND RESPONSE OF SUPERCRITICAL VELOCITY HIGH SPEED TRAINS ON SOFT SOIL, Dr C Ho, Univ of Massachusetts, Amherst MA, H Huang, Pennsylvania State Univ Altoona, PA, Dr JP Hyslip, Hyground Engineering Inc, Williamsburg MA, S Chrismer, Amtrak, USA GEOTECHNICAL ASPECTS OF NUMERICAL MODELLING OF EMBANKMENT VIBRATION ON HIGH SPEED RAILWAY LINES, D Connolly, A Giannopoulos & MC Forde, Univ of Edinburgh, K Woodward & O Laghrouche, Heriot-Watt Univ, UK GROUND VIBRATION INDUCED BY RAILWAY TRAFFIC IN AREAS WITH CORRUGATED RAIL, JN Varandas & MAG Silva, Univ Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, P Holscher, Deltares, Delft, The Netherlands, N Lopes, Deltares, Lisboa, Portugal FE MODEL FOR TRAIN INDUCED VIBRATION FROM EMBANKMENTS, N Hamdan, PK Woodward & O Laghrouche, Heriot-Watt Univ & MC Forde, Univ of Edinburgh, UK BALLASTED TRACK v. SLAB TRACK GROUND BORNE VIBRATIONS, W Fan, D Connolly, A Giannopoulos & MC Forde, Univ of Edinburgh, UK CUT-OFF TRENCHES TO REDUCE RAYLEIGH WAVE VIBRATIONS TO STRUCTURES, D Connolly, A Giannopoulos & MC Forde, Univ of Edinburgh, O Laghrouche & PK Woodward, Heriot-Watt Univ, UK

Track

TRACK BED TOTAL ROUTE EVALUATION FOR TRACK RENEWALS, ASSET MANAGEMENT & DESIGN A NETWORK RAIL PERSPECTIVE, P Musgrave, Network Rail, Milton Keynes Central, UK DEVELOPMENT OF A RAIL ROLLOVER PREVENTION DEVICE FOR BALLAST TRACK, T Matsumoto, Y Hori, Y Okumura, M Toya & Y Kouno, East Japan Railway Co, Saitama-shi, Japan DECODING TRACK RECORDINGS CASE STUDY OF A POTENTIALLY RISKY TRACK SPOT, P Joksimovic & G van der Werf, ARCADIS, Amersfoort, The Netherlands NEW METHOD TO RECONSTRUCT TRACK GEOMETRY FROM VERSINE DATA MEASURED IN CURVED TRACK USING MONTE CARLO PARTICLE FILTER, Prof A Yoshimura, Tokyo Univ of Technology, Y Naganuma, Nihon Kikai Hosen k.k., Japan RAILWAY TRACK TRANSITION ZONES: CASE STUDY ON DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION, A Paixao & Prof E Fortunato, National Lab for Civil Eng (LNEC), Lisboa, Portugal USING IMPULSE RESPONSE TESTING TO EXAMINE A RAILWAY TRACKBED, R De Bold, D Connolly, S Patience, Prof MC Forde, Univ of Edinburgh, UK DEFORMATION CHARACTERISTICS OF LEVEL CROSSING STRUCTURE UNDER HEAVY FORKLIFT LOAD, Dr Y Momoya & K Itou, Railway Technical Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan ASPHALT RAILWAY TRACKBEDS: A COMPENDIUM OF INTERNATIONAL APPLICATIONS & PERFORMANCES, Dr J Rose & Dr J Souleyrette, Univ of Kentucky, Lexington, KT, USA BALLAST RAILWAY TRACK DYNAMIC & STATIC STIFFNESS EXPERIMENT RESEARCH, Dr H Li, Tongji, W Wang, W Liu & Y Xu, Tongji Univ, Shanghai, China SLAB TRACK: REVIEW OF EXISTING SYSTEMS & OPTIMIZATION POTENTIALS INCLUDING VERY HIGH SPEED, Dr P-E Gautier, Systra, Paris, France BALLASTED TRACK UNDER CONCRETE SLAB FOR HEAVY HAUL RAILWAYS, Prof J S Watanabe & C E Lima de Paiva, Unicamp - Centro Paula Souza, Campinas, Brazil LARGE SCALE GPR EXPERIMENTS ON RAILWAY BALLAST, R De Bold, G OConnor, JP Morrissey, Prof MC Forde, Univ of Edinburgh, UK NEW METHODOLOGY FOR PREDICTION OF PERFORMANCE OF HIGH OUTPUT BALLAST CLEANERS, Dr P Sharpe & S Middleton, URS, Nottingham & J Nelson, Network Rail, Milton Keynes, UK EXPERIMENTAL STUDY ON THE STIFFNESS DEGRADATION OF RAILROAD BALLAST SUBJECTED TO CLAY FOULING, Dr L Bryson, C Walton-Macaulay, L S Bryson & W Hu, Univ of Kentucky, Lexington, KT, & KJ Guenther, Shannon & Wilson, Jacksonville, FL, USA PERFORMANCE OF NEW GENERATION GEOGRIDS WITHIN TRACKBED UNDER CYCLIC RAILWAY LOADING, J Cook, Tensar International, Blackburn, UK ANALYSIS OF TRACK PERFORMANCE OVER INNOVATIVE TRACKBED TREATMENTS IN TRANSITION ZONES, R Bianchi, Univ of Pisa, Italy, Dr P Sharpe & Dr M Brough, URS, Nottingham UK FORMATION STIFFNESS MEASUREMENT OF A TRAIN-TRACK INTERACTION SYSTEM, Dr S Thomas, PK Woodward & O Laghrouche, Heriot-Watt Univ, Edinburgh, UK

Rail Performance & Noise

EFFECT OF PERIODICAL RAIL GRINDING IN JAPANESE CONVENTIONAL LINE, F Aoki, T Kurihara, D Mimura & K Ito, East Japan Railway Company, Tokyo, Japan AUTOMATED & MANUAL MEASUREMENT OF RAIL CANT, A Clouse, USDOT, Federal Railroad Admin, Washington DC, USA CASE STUDIES: DEVELOPMENT OF EUROPEAN COMPONENTS TO SERVE IN JAPANESE RAILWAY TRACKS, Dr D Rhodes, Pandrol Ltd, Addlestone, UK & T Deshimaru, Railway Technical Research Institute, Kunitachi, Japan EVALUATION OF RAIL DEFECTS PROVIDED BY HIGH PERFORMANCE MEASURING DEVICES, E Miraglia, Prof M DApuzzo, Univ of Cassino & Southern Lazio, B Festa, E Miraglia & L Tocchetti, Univ of Naples Federico II, Italy DEVELOPMENT & APPLICATION OF EVALUATION METHOD FOR LATERAL STABILITY OF TURNOUTS CONNECTED WITH CONTINUOUS WELDED RAIL, S Tamagawa, H Kataoka & Y Nishinomiya, Railway Technical Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan OPERATION OF RAILWAY MAINTENANCE MACHINES WITH INTEGRATED EDDY CURRENT TECHNIQUE - AN OVERVIEW OF NEW REQUIREMENTS IN GERMANY, A Rohrschneider, A Dey, H Hintze, J Luetzner & JJ Reinhardt, DB Systemtechnik GmbH, Brandenburg, Germany LONG RANGE INSPECTION & CONDITION MONITORING OF RAILS USING GUIDED WAVES, Dr A Wilkinson, TWI Ltd, Cambridge, UK ADVANTAGES & DISADVANTAGES OF SB FASTENING SYSTEM IMPLICATIONS FOR A HIGH SPEED RAILWAY NETWORK IN POLAND, L Antolik, Railway Institute, Warsaw, Poland DEVELOPING A CONTINUOUS MEASUREMENT DEVICE FOR RAIL SURFACE IRREGULARITY & ITS APPLICATION FOR EFFICIENT RAIL CORRUGATION MANAGEMENT METHOD, H Tanaka, A Shimizu & Y Tsubokawa, Railway Technical Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan FIELD INVESTIGATION FOR IDENTIFYING THE EFFECTS OF DTS OPERATION ON DURABILITY OF TRACK GEOMETRY, K J Rendi & Dr J.A Zakeri, Iran Univ of Sci & Tech, Tehran, Iran METHOD FOR SIMULATING STRESS OF ROUND BAR RAIL CLIPS USING NONLINEAR ELASTIC-PLASTIC DYNAMIC EXPLICIT FEA, Y Nishinomiya, Railway Technical Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan MEASUREMENT & COMPARISON OF DYNAMIC PARAMETERS OF RAIL FASTENING, J Smutny, Pazdera, V Tomandl et al, Brno Univ of Tech, Czech Republic MILESTONES OF RAIL INSPECTION IN BHILAI STEEL PLANT IN INDIA, M Sinha & RL Prasad, RITES Ltd, Gurgaon, India ANALYSIS OF VEHICLE-TURNOUT INTERACTION USING 3D MODELS & FIELD MEASUREMENTS, C Wan & V Markine , TU Delft, & I Shevtsov, ProRail, Utrecht, The Netherlands WEAR OUT & NOISE REDUCTION IN CURVES, Dr B Altenbaher, Elpa, Velenje, Slovenia

Day1 Open Discussion Forum @ 4 pm


Future of Railways High Speed Rail & Reducing Maintenance Costs

Conference Dinner (Optional by ticket)


Wednesday, 10 July 7.30 pm for 8.00 pm Venue: East Indian Club, London

Further details at: www.railwayengineering.com


Sleepers and Ties
ATTENUATION CHARACTERISTICS & RESISTANCE FORCES OF BALLAST LAYER AGAINST TRAFFIC IMPACT LOADS BASED ON IN-SITU MEASUREMENTS, A Aikawa, Railway Technical Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan FFU SYNTHETIC SLEEPER - PROJECTS IN EUROPE, Dr G Koller, Koocoo Technology & Consulting GmbH, Vienna, Austria REINFORCED LIGNIN POLYMER RAILWAY SLEEPERS A DIRECT REPLACEMENT FOR TREATED HARDWOOD, Dr G Van Erp, Carbonloc Pty Ltd, Darling Heights, Australia TWIN-BLOCK SLEEPERS; PROVEN CONCEPT FOR SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS - CASE STUDY DESCRIPTION FOR CAMRAIL IN CAMEROUN, I Stocker, ITB Tradetech, Genval, Belgium & L Nohine, Camrail, Cameroun

Railway Operation

RESUND & FEHMARNBELT HIGH-CAPACITY RAIL CORRIDOR STANDARDS, H Boysen et al, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden THE FUNCTIONING OF TRANSPORT SYSTEMS: HOW LINGUISTICS CAN HELP TO UNDERSTAND STRONGHOLDS & PITFALLS OF TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS, R Schroeter, Stuttgarter Strassenbahnen AG, Stuttgart, Germany RAILWAY DELAY MANAGEMENT USING GENETIC ALGORITHM & ANT COLONY OPTIMIZATION, Dr K Palikowska, Gdansk Univ of Technology, Poland PROBABILISTIC GRAPHICAL MODELS APPROACH FOR RAIL PROGNOSIS BASED MAINTENANCE IN A PERIODICALLY OBSERVATIONS CONTEXT, Dr L Bouillaut, J Foulliaron & P Aknin, IFSTTAR, Champs sur Marne & A Barros, Univ of Technologie of Troyes, France TIMETABLE GENERATION & SIMULATION ON SINGLE-TRACK LINES, H Sipil, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden 4M4E - RISK ANALYSIS & MANAGEMENT OF SECOND RAILWAY LINE CONSTRUCTION ADJACENT TO EXISTING LINES, W Zhang, H Li & Y Xu, Tongji Univ, Shanghai, China APPLICATION EFFECTS OF CONTINUOUS SATELLITE MEASUREMENTS OF RAILWAY LINES, Prof W Koc & Dr P Chrostowski, Gdansk Univ of Techn & Prof C Specht, Polish Naval Academy in Gdynia, Poland DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR INVESTMENTS TO IMPROVE AVAILABILITY, G v.d. Werf, Arcadis, Amersfoort, The Netherlands

Light Rail

REDUCING COST OF A TRAMWAY FOR SMALLER URBAN AREAS, P Robin, B Baumgarten & M Bernard, SYSTRA SA, Paris, France GENERAL ASSESSMENT OF MPACT OF VIBRATION INDUCED BY THE ESFAHAN MRT SYSTEM ON HISTORIC BUILDINGS, A Bab Hadiashar, Esfahan Urban Railway Organization, Iran STEERING WHEELS, Prof LJS Lesley, Tram Power Ltd, Liverpool, UK SAFETY REVIEW OF A MAN-MACHINE INTERFACE: PEDESTRIANS CROSSING LIGHT RAIL ALIGNMENTS, R Schroeter, Stuttgarter Strassenbahnen AG, Germany DESIGN OF RAILWAY, METRO & TRAMWAY TRACK COMPONENTS: HISTORY OF AN ABSENCE, Dr M Acquati, Metropolitana Milanese SpA, Italy & Dr ir EAH Vollebregt TU-Delft, The Netherlands MODELLING ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF TRAMWAYS & OTHER LIGHT RAILWAYS WITH SHARP CURVES, P Salvador, R Insa, I Villalba, P Marti, FJ Moya, Univ, Poli de Valencia, Spain

Rolling Stock, Wheel-Rail Interaction, Noise

INNOVATIVE OPTIMIZATION OF ULTRASONIC TESTING OF HOLLOW AXLES, A Rohrschneider, H Hintze & T Oelschlaegel, DB Systemtechnik GmbH, Brandenburg, Germany NOISE REDUCTION AT MARSHALLING YARDS, Dr B Altenbaher, Elpa, Velenje, Slovenia INFLUENCE OF TRACK STIFFNESS & DAMPING PARAMETERS ON TRAIN DYNAMIC BEHAVIOUR, S Kraft, F Coudert & P Dupont SNCF, La Plaine St Denis, France DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH ON IMPROVED FATIGUE LIFE ASSESSMENT METHOD OF YAW DAMPER BRACKET BASED ON TRIAL-RUN DATA, CONSIDERING WELDING RESIDUAL STRESS, Dr HS Mun, SI Seo H-S Na, Korea Railroad Research Institute, Uiwang-City, Korea EQUIVALENT CONICITY ON GARDERMOEN AIRPORT LINE FROM OSLO TO AIRPORT, H Gsemyr, Jernbaneverket, Oslo, Norway INTERFACES AT RAILWAY SYSTEMS - IMPACT OF TRACK GAUGE ON ROLLING STOCK DYNAMICS & SYSTEM THROUGHPUT FOR A NEW METRO RAILWAY, P Gupta, A Sharma & Dr S Shamsunder RITES Ltd, Gurgaon, India

Signalling, Electrification & Communications

USE OF MPLS PSEUDOWIRES TO PROTECT SAFETY-RELATED RAILWAY DATA COMMUNICATIONS, Dr R Gardner, P Pye & C Brown, Network Rail, Glasgow, UK STUDY ON PERFORMANCE OF LIGHTNING IN EQUIPMENT OF A LEVEL CROSSING, M Suzuki, East Japan Railway Co, Nisshin-cho, Kita-ku, Saitama-shi, Japan SHUNTER SAFETY (INDUSTRY HIDDEN CONCERN), A Rocataliata & C Fletcher, Zonegreen Ltd, Sheffield, UK RIGID CATENARY OF SANTIAGO METRO LINE, J-D Esposito & L Meyson, Systra, Paris, France LIMIT VALUE OF UPLIFT OF CONTACT WIRE BY PASSING OF PANTOGRAPHS, S Saito, Railway Technical Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan HIGH-PRECISION POWER ELECTRONICS FOR TRACTION SUPPLIES & TESTING, C Langridge, Riker Ltd, Melksham, UK GLIMPSE AT NEXT GENERATION TRACK-TO-TRAIN RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, L Pushparatnam & R Sarfati, Systra, Paris, France DEVELOPMENT OF A MOUNTING DIAGRAM DESIGN SOFTWARE FOR A HIGH-SPEED OVERHEAD LINE SYSTEM, Dr K Lee, S Kwon, Y Cho, Y Park & C Park, Korea Railroad Research Institute, Uiwang-city, Korea

Railway Geotechnics

EARTHWORKS WATCH - INFLUENCE OF FORMATION BEHAVIOUR ON TRACK GEOMETRY, G Birch & RG Munn, Network Rail, Croydon, UK DIAPHRAGM WALLS FOR METRO RAIL STRUCTURES CASE STUDIES ON DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION ISSUES, M Ramanathan, AECOM, V Somasundaram, Chennai Metro Rail Ltd, MG Khare, AECOM India Pvt. Ltd, Chennai, India INVESTIGATION, DESIGN & REMEDIATION OF CRITICAL VELOCITY SITES : CASE STUDY, Dr M Brough & Dr P Sharpe, URS Infrastructure & Environment Ltd & A Hoffman, Aspin Group, Nottingham, UK MOISTURE MONITORING IN CLAY EMBANKMENTS USING ELECTRICAL RESISTIVITY TOMOGRAPHY, Dr D Gunn, Dr J Chambers, Dr S Uhlemann, Dr P Meldrum, Dr T Dijkstra, Dr J Wragg, BGS, Keyworth & Dr P Hughes, Dr R Hen-Jones & Prof S Glendinning, Newcastle Univ, UK EFFECT OF LENGTH OF STONE COLUMNS ON STABILITY OF GEOSYNTHETIC-REINFORCED EMBANKMENTS RESTING ON STONE COLUMN-IMPROVED SOFT SOIL, Dr K Deb, IIT Kharagpur, India VOID DETECTION USING SURFACE WAVE SURVEYS, Dr D Gunn, Dr M Raines, Dr G Williams, Dr J Williams, BGS, Keyworth & R Furner, Scottish Canals, Glasgow, UK RAILWAY BALLAST DRAINAGE IN BRAZIL, Prof CE Lima de Paiva, & M A Ferreira, Univ of Campinas, So Paulo, Brazil & A Ferreira, Univ of Coimbra, Portugal 4D IMAGING OF SOIL MOISTURE DYNAMICS IN RAILWAY EARTHWORKS, Dr J Chambers, Gunn, DA, Wilkinson, PB, Meldrum, PI, Haslam, E, Holyoake, S, Kirkham, M, Kuras, O, Merritt, A, Wragg, J, BGS, Keyworth, UK

Railway Structures & Tunnels

UPGRADING OF VENTILATION SHAFTS ON VICTORIA LINE A LEARNING CURVE, D Tregay, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Godalming, UK VIBRATION SUPPRESSION DEVICE OF ELECTRIC-RAILWAY POLE BY INCREASING RIGIDITY, M Tsunemoto, M Aboshi & M Shimizu, Railway Technical Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan TRAIN INDUCED VIBRATION FROM TUNNELS & THEIR EFFECTS ON STRUCTURES: NUMERICAL APPROACH, G White, N. Hamdan, PK Woodward & O Laghrouche, Heriot-Watt Univ, Edinburgh, UK

Bridges

MAINLINE - FRP STRENGTHENING & NEW BUILD FOR LIFE EXTENSION OF RAIL BRIDGES, L Coker, Dr L Canning & Dr S Luke, Sinclair Knight Merz, Mitcham, UK LATERAL IMPACT OF RAILROAD BRIDGES WITH HYBRID COMPOSITE BEAMS, Dr Z J Ma, Univ of Tennessee Knoxville, TN, USA FRP COMPOSITE RAILWAY BRIDGE DECKING, L Coker, Dr L Canning & Dr S Luke, Sinclair Knight Mertz, Mitcham & Salford, UK FAILURE OF VIADUCT BEARINGS ON DELHI AIRPORT METRO EXPRESS (DAME): LESSONS LEARNT, S Srivastava, RITES, Gurgaon & V B Sood, RDSO, Indian Railways, India MAINLINE LINKING LCC WITH LCA FOR RAIL ASSETS PART 1 (PROGRESS TO DATE), L Coker, J LeBlanc, Dr S Luke, S Walters & R Puddicombe, Sinclair Knight Merz, Mitcham, UK FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS OF MASONRY ARCH RAILWAY BRIDGES DUE TO POLYURETHANE POLYMER STABILISATION, Dr S Thomas, PK Woodward & O Laghrouche, Heriot-Watt Univ, Edinburgh, UK

Stations and Depots

USE OF SEMI-MODULAR STATION STRUCTURES TO DELIVER VALUE FOR MONEY & FLEXIBILITY, L Coker, Sinclair Knight Merz, Mitcham, P Beaty-Pownall, BPR Architects, F Alshaker, Southern Railway, C Young & Dr S Luke, SKM, Mitcham, UK TIME TO WRITE OFF TRADITIONAL WHITEBOARD IN RAIL DEPOTS, A Rocataliata & T Wilson, Zonegreen Ltd, Sheffield, UK THINGS ARE STEAMING RAPIDLY AHEAD... ARE ALL DEPOTS KEEPING UP? A Rocataliata & C Fletcher, Zonegreen Ltd, Sheffield, UK

Networking Opportunities & Social Events


(1) ICEBREAKER - BBQ food & beer + soft drinks (all invited): Tuesday 9th July @ 19.00 20.30 in The Exhibition Hall, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College, Exhibition Road, Kensington, London SW7 2AZ. This is an excellent opportunity for Speakers (from 30+ countries) and Exhibitors to network prior to the start of the Conference. Invitations will be issued to all Delegates (and their partners) and Exhibitors. (2) CONFERENCE BANQUET at The East India Club [Optional @ 90]: Wednesday 10th July @ 19.30 for 20.00 in the East India Club, 16 Saint Jamess Square, London SW1Y 4LH. Predinner sparkling wine and soft drinks will be served in the historic Smoking Room overlooking St Jamess Square. Tickets may be booked on the Registration Form, including tickets for guests. (3) CONFERENCE LUNCHES AND ALL COFFEE AND TEA BREAKS WILL BE SERVED IN THE EXHIBITION HALL: a hot fork buffet lunch with soft drinks will be offered to registered Delegates and Exhibitors each day.

Register Online: www.railwayengineering.com


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