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  • Wessex Section Meeting - Section AGM & Track Research Projects
  • Ken Newell
  • Wessex Section Meeting


    Section AGM & Track Research Projects (Prof. William Powrie, Southampton University)

    William Powrie, FREng is Professor of Geotechnical Engineering and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and the Environment at the University of Southampton. He will describe recent research in the following areas :-
    The results of recent and current projects on settlement-reducing measures for ballasted track, new methods of monitoring track and transition behaviour, the benefits of targeted remediation of defects, and tests to extend the OLEMI method of OLE foundation design to the high loads associated with the Series 1 structures as used on GWEP. The talk will conclude with an update on recent developments in new facilities for rail infrastructure research, focusing on the UK Rail Research and Innovation Network Centre of Excellence in Infrastructure.

    Meeting from 17:15 for buffet. Meeting to start at 18:00.

  • 05/06/2018 18:00
  • 05/06/2018 20:00
  • Eastleigh Railway Institute, 2 Romsey Road, Eastleigh, Southampton, SO50 9FE
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