RRUKA Annual Conference 2012 – Conference Proceedings

Keynote speaker: Francis How, Technical Director, Railway Industry
Opening Address

Reducing suicide and trespass in rail – Brendan Ryan, University of Nottingham
Brendan Ryan – University of Nottingham (Presentation)
Brendan Ryan – University of Nottingham (Short Paper)

The SafeCap toolset for improving railway capacity while ensuring its safety Alexander Romanovsky, Newcastle University
Alexander Romanovsky – Newcastle University (Presentation)
Alexander Romanovsky – Newcastle University (Short Paper)

The effect of high speed railway embankment conditions on vibration levels in the near and far field – David Connolly, University of Edinburgh
David Connolly – University of Edinburgh (Presentation)
David Connolly – University of Edinburgh (Short Paper)

Optimisation of wheel set maintenance using whole system cost modelling – Adam Bevan, University of Huddersfield
Adam Bevan – University of Huddersfield (Presentation)
Adam Bevan – University of Huddersfield (Short Paper)

Multi-conductor train simulations for AC and DC electrification systems – Michael Chen, Atkins
Michael Chen – Atkins (Presentation)
Michael Chen – Atkins (Short Paper)

Responding to the environmental noise directive by demonstrating the benefits of rail grinding on the GB railway – Nick Craven, Network Rail
Nick Craven – Network Rail and Oliver Bewes Arup (Presentation)
Nick Craven – Network Rail (Short Paper)

Redundantly engineered points (REPOINT) for enhanced reliability and capacity of railway track switching – Roger Dixon & Sam Bemment, University of Loughborough
Roger Dixon Sam Bemment – University of Loughborough (Presentation)
Roger Dixon & Sam Bemment – University of Loughborough (Short Paper)

Modelling railway bridge asset management costs – Bryant Le, University of Nottingham
Bryant Le – University of Nottingham (Presentation)
Bryant Le – University of Nottingham (Short Paper)

Developing system models to help Great Britain’s railways embrace innovative technologies with confidence – Chris Bouch, University of Birmingham
Chris Bouch – University of Birmingham (Presentation)
Chris Bouch – University of Birmingham (Short Paper)

The influence of railway technological improvements on the performance of human operators in the UK – Miltos Kyriakidis, Imperial College London
Miltos Kyriakidis- Imperial College London (Presentation)
Miltos Kyriakidis – Imperial College London (Short Paper)

A quantative risk assessment methodology for evaluating security threats to railway and metro stations and interchanges – Jonathan Paragreen, University of Sheffield
Jonathan Paragreen – University of Sheffield (Presentation)
Jonathan Paragreen – University of Sheffield (Short Paper)

Change and safety: Decision-making from data – William Marsh, Queen Mary’s University of London
William Marsh – Queen Marys University of London (Presentation)
William Marsh – Queen Mary’s University of London (Short Paper)

The aerodynamics of freight trains; approaches to saving fuel by optimising the utilisation of container trains – Adam Beagles, University of Sheffield
Adam Beagles – University of Sheffield (Presentation)
Adam Beagles – University of Sheffield (Short Paper)

Challenging established rules for train control through a fault tolerance approach – Andrew Koh, University of Leeds
Andrew Koh – University of Leeds (Presentation)
Andrew Koh – University of Leeds (Short Paper)

Influence of unsupported sleepers on dynamic responses of a bridge – subgrade transition zone below a heavy haul railway line using simulation techniques – Mohamed Wehbi, University of Birmingham
Mohamed Wehbi – University of Birmingham (Presentation)
Mohamed Wehbi – University of Birmingham (Short Paper)

Evaluation of mobile and stationary applications of energy storage for DC Railway Traction – Ivan Grigorchenkov, City University London
Ivan Grigorchenkov – City University London (Presentation)
Ivan Grigorchenkov – City University London (Short Paper)

Real time detection of low adhesion in wheel/rail contact – Peter Hubbard , University of Loughborough
Peter Hubbard – University of Loughborough (Presentation)
Peter Hubbard – University of Loughborough (Short Paper)

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