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RSSB’s ADHERE Dissemination Programme – York

RSSB are pleased to invite you to attend one of two dissemination events which will provide an opportunity to share and discuss the cross-industry research and innovation activities RSSB and others are undertaking, both in GB and elsewhere, to improve autumn performance.

ADHERE is a cross-industry programme managed by RSSB, which sets out to strategically tackle the adhesion challenge and achieve ‘adhesion conditions that are unaffected by and independent of the weather and climate’. Notable achievements to date have included the trial of Double Variable Rate Sanders (Birmingham Cross-City Line) and enhancement of LABRADOR (Low Adhesion Braking model), amongst many others. Furthermore, the Network Rail R&D programme has also been piloting novel solutions to clean the rail head, and internationally other solutions have been developed, such as a railhead laser cleaning tool trialled on the New York metro and in the Netherlands.

Both events will be an opportunity to:

  • FIND OUT more about what’s been done and is available to use,
  • DISCUSS next steps to exploit the benefits of the findings and solutions developed so far, and
  • PROPOSE new ideas!

If you have any questions please contact

Please register here. 

Date and Time: 02/04/2020,  10:00-16:30

Location: Railway Museum, Leeman Road, York, YO26 4XJ

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