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UKRRIN Lecture Series – Centre of Excellence in Rolling Stock


Join us for the new UKRRIN Lecture series. An innovative series focusing on the four UKRRIN Centres of Excellence, their capabilities, and the future of rail in the UK.

In our first event we are presenting the Centre of Excellence in Rolling Stock. Join us from 3pm for a selection of presentations showcasing novel research in this field, and opportunities to tour the world-class facilities for rolling stock innovation available at the Institute of Rail Research at Huddersfield university.

We will begin with case studies showing the work being carried out via UKRRIN and a tour of the world class facilities for testing rolling stock innovation at the Institute of Railway Research at Huddersfield. Refreshments will be provided.

Our keynote speakers Jo Hensher, Bid Director HS2 Rolling Stock, Siemens Mobility speaking on ‘The Rolling Stock of the Future’ from 6.00pm and Professor George Bearfield, Health and Safety Director, Rock Rail who will speak on ‘Rolling Stock Safety Analytics’ from 6.30pm.


Timeline of event:

15:00 Case studies

17:00 Lab tours and refreshments

18:00 Jo Hensher keynote lecture

18:30 George Bearfield keynote lecture

The event will be hosted at the Institute of Railway Research at the University of Huddersfield, book your place now!

Download the flyer here

Date and Time: 29 January 2019,  15:00-19:00

Location: Institute of Railway Research, University of Huddersfield, HD1 3DH

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