01 Future rail power options (Joint event with IMechE)
Future rail power options (Joint event with IMechE)
The presentation will consider:
- UK decarbonisation context
- Weaning rail off petroleum
- Electrification - benefits, challenges and politics
- Deployment of hydrogen trains and supporting infrastructure
- Battery trains developments
- Can research change the required traction mix
- The transition to next zero
David retired from Network Rail in 2009 after a career that included rolling stock engineering, asset management and infrastructure projects.
In 2010, David became a writer for Rail Engineer magazine and has been the magazine's editor since 2016. He has written over 200 features for the magazine including a number on rail decarbonisation.
He also writes a regular railway engineering column for Professional Engineering magazine.
David is also actively involved in the IMechE Railway Division in Scotland having been Chair and Secretary of the Division's Scottish Centre/
23 Feb 2021
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Swindon Local Network
This is a joint event with the IMecheE Railway Division who are the host.
The webinar will be delivered on the Microsoft Teams platform and accessed from the link below. If you do not use Microsoft Teams, download the app and join as aguest.
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This event will be streamed live and is available to watch online only from any location across the world.
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