Chairman’s Address – Ensuring the Relevance of Rail in a Changing Environment

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Technical lecture
10 October 2017 18:30 - 19:30
Limited Spaces
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Description

This address will have the new Railway Division Chair Richard McClean (Managing Director, Grand Central Rail) consider the appropriate role of engineering and engineers in contributing to the future railway industry in a complex and changing world.
In doing so, he will consider what the broader economy and society appears to require of the rail sector and what rail can realistically offer back so as to remain relevant to politicians, funders, suppliers, end users and staff. The address will highlight what the rail industry needs to do to become more attractive as a career choice for new generations of potential engineers and what the Railway Division should focus on to support this.


The address will be preceded by the "Case Study" session at 16:30 with short presentations on railway engineering topics with a local connection.  Titles of the presentations will be provided in due course.

Speaker(s)

Mr. Richard McClean - Chairman IMechE Railway Division and Managing Director, Grand Central Rail.

Address

Manchester Metropolitan University
Room T0.03
John Dalton Building
Oxford Road (entrance on Chester Street)
Manchester
M1 5GD
United Kingdom

Contact Details

Lyndon Platt
0161 276 3750
Siemens Transportation Systems
Ardwick Traincare Facility
Rondin Road
M12 6BFUnited Kingdom
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