Rail transportation/Rail infrastructure
A total of 29 items listed.
Why Rails Crack?
Andy Doherty, Steve Clark, Robert Care and Mark Dembosky
The Hatfield train crash in 2000 provided the incentive to investigate the phenomenon of rail cracking on the UK rail network
What Price Speed - Revisited
The Railway Research Group, Imperial College
The evolution of transport propulsion efficiency over the last 50 years
Human mobility and transport policy
Dr David Metz
How have our travelling habits changed over the last 50 years and what does this mean for the future of human mobility and government transport policy?
The need for speed
The story of the ongoing construction of Britain’s first high-speed rail line. Section 2 of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link is well underway
Protecting the railways: The management of safety in a fragmented industry
Roger Kemp FREng
How is railway safety maintained with the industry’s management split between over 100 separate organisations?
For whom the road tolls?
Peter Hills OBE FREng, Professor of Transport Engineering, University of Newcastle upon Tyne Philip Blythe, Acting Director Transport Operations Research Group, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
To cope with the UK’s increasing traffic, road-use pricing could soon become common. What is the state of the technology that could make this possible?
Delivering the national rail infrastructure
John Armitt CBE FREng
How did the rail network develop and how will it be enhanced and expanded over the next five years?
Engineering the ULTra System
Martin Lowson FREng
A system of urban public transport providing personal mobility that can be delivered using readily available technology
Engineering London Transport's future
Robert R Kiley
How the London Underground can meet the challenge of becoming a leader in urban rapid transport
Innovative engineering to control Big Ben’s tilt
Robert Mair FREng · Cambridge University David Harris · Geotechnical Consulting Group
How Big Ben remained upright during the construction of the Jubilee Line extension
Where are we going? Land transport in the UK
A wide-ranging discussion on the state and future needs of our transport systems
Planes, trains and GPS satellites
Professor Vidal Ashkenazi FREng
GPS is finding more and more applications in air, sea and land transport – but what about the railways?