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EVENTS


Event Listings


11 September 2013 Rail Freight Group AGM Hertfordshire www.rfg.org.uk


16 September 2013 Automatic Train Operation on Thameslink London Underground HQ www.railwayoperators.co.uk/whats-on


18 September 2013 Many parts, one railway Hatfield


events.imeche.org


18-20 September 2013 Young Engineers Annual Railway Seminar London imeche.org/events/S1755


3-4 October (TBC) Rail Vehicle Enhancements 2013 London and Derby rve.onyxrail.co.uk/


8-10 October 2013 Intermodal Europe 2013 Hamburg Messe, Germany www.intermodal-events.com/


8-10 October 2013 Elmia Nordic Rail & Elmia Future Transport Jönköping, Sweden


railtechnologymagazine.com/Rail-Events 10 October 2013


Dinner at the Roundhouse Derby www.derbyrailforum.org.uk/Events/


16 October


Batting for the West Midlands Edgbaston www.railtechnologymagazine.com


20-21 October 2013 International Rail Accident Conference London www.imeche.org/events/C1377


22 October 2013


2013 IET Railway Annual Lecture & Dinner London conferences.theiet.org/railway-lecture


8 November 2013 Horizon 2020 London rruka.org.uk/events


Celebrating success at the Network


Rail Partnership Awards 2013 The 2013 Network Rail Partnership Awards recognised a wide range of successful companies bringing value to the industry, celebrating best practice on key projects and upgrades.


Aug/Sept 2012 edition of Rail Technology Magazine, when we spoke to Dr Brian Denby about the technology’s use on the F2A project.


The ceremony was held at Park Plaza in London on July 24. Simon Kirby, managing director of


Network Rail Infrastructure


Projects, welcomed suppliers and contractors to the awards and highlighted the need for continuing innovation to drive up safety and efficiency on the railway.


Actor and comedian Hugh Dennis hosted the awards.


Mission Room (pictured) won the Safety award for their ‘Safer sites by immersion’ project, which provided 360 degree videos and images of real and future sites to help improve site understanding. Mission Room featured in the


Skansa Civil Engineering won the Heritage award for Borough Viaduct work, and Costain Laing O’Rourke & Network Rail Infrastructure Projects were awarded Sustainable Excellence for the Thameslink programme Farringdon station, where 100% of waste was diverted from landfill.


Aspin Group received the Best Use of Technology and Driv- ing Efficiencies awards for their trackbed enhanced axial micro- piles, making deep excavations more cost effective. The piling


The Community Engagement award went to Signalling Solutions for


the project. Bletchley remodelling


solution reduces the number of imposed linespeed restric- tions, with work im- plemented in shorter possessions.


The Investing in People award went to Track Design Alliance


for their track design trainee programme,


which involved a


training passport that combined formal training and practical experience. All trainees were offered a permanent role at the end of their programmes.


BAM Nuttall won the Best Small Project award – valued at under £3m – for York Engineer’s Triangle with engine turntable installation, while Invensys Rail was awarded the Best Medium Project – £3-20m – for Reading station remodelling of the western line: resignalling stage F. The Best Large Project


award – for work valued over £20m – went to Skansa Civil Engineering for Borough Viaduct.


Best Collaboration went to Hochtief


(UK) Construction for


work under a ‘Pure Alliance Agreement’ on the Hitchin flyover (covered in detail in RTM August/ September 2012), which led to completion five months early.


N.G. Bailey was named Supplier of the Year 2013.


FOR MORE INFORMATION


www.networkrail.co.uk/ partnership_awards/


rail technology magazine Aug/Sep 13 | 87 12 November 2013


GSM-R and its impact on operations York www.railwayoperators.co.uk


21 November 2013 RRUKA Annual Conference 2013 King’s Place, London rruka.org.uk/events


5 December 2013 The Future of Rail London marketforce.eu.com/events


20 February 2014 UK Rail Industry Awards The Brewery, London www.railtechnologymagazine.com/UKRIA


20-22 May 2014 Infrarail


Earls Court, London www.infrarail.com/


23-26 September 2014 InnoTrans 2014 Berlin, Germany www.innotrans.de/en/


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