Paisley Canal Electrification

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Technical Lecture
10 December 2013 18:00 - 20:00
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Description

This event is hosted by the IMechE Railway division but is being shared with the IMechE North West Power Industry Division.

Designed by Thomas Telford, the Canal Line started as a canal intended to link Glasgow with Ardrossan. Converted from canal to railway in 1885, it closed in 1983 but reopened as a branch in 1990. In December 2012 electric trains operated on the line for the first time following an accelerated construction programme of just four months, delivered under a novel alliance between Network Rail and ScotRail. The project and some of the technical challenges will be described in this talk.

Speaker(s)

Mr. Andrew McClaren - Babcock Rail

Address

John Dalton Building East Room E419 - Manchester Metropolitan University
John Dalton Building
Room E419
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester
M1 5GD
United Kingdom

Contact Details

Jason Shane
07954322610
44 Meade Hill Road
Prestwich
M25 0DJ
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Alternative contact David Ball
01204 61138
149 Junction Road
Bolton
BL3 4NQUnited Kingdom
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