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Auckland rail transport

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Technical lecture
06 January 2021 17:45 - 19:30
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Description

 
The meeting will be run on line hosted by our friends and colleagues from PWI Thames Valley section. The talk will be given by  Matthew Savastano who has adjusted the title since last spring simply to AUCKLAND RAILWAYS. This will be a most interesting presentation. Matthew is a Fellow of the PWI, has worked on the upgrade of the Auckland system, and on other projects around the world, and is Technical Director of WSP Group UK.
 
Matthew will describe the history of railways in the Auckland area from their inception in the 19th century to the present day resurgence with the construction of the new cross-city link. The talk will outline the technical track standards used in the design of the route and the obstacles encountered, together with the interfaces with new rolling stock, electrification and signalling systems.
 
Our on line meeting will be co-ordinated by the Thames Valley Vice Chairman, Phil Holbourn. To join the meeting you need to follow these instructions:
 
Thames Valley Section Meeting with IMechE   -   Wed, Jan 6, 2021 5:45 PM - 7:30 PM (GMT) 
 
Auckland Rail Transport - History and Development (Matthew Savastano FPWI, Technical Director, WSP UK)
 
Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. 
 
 
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United Kingdom: +44 330 221 0088 
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Access Code: 394-831-501 
 
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Speaker(s)

A Talk by Matthew Savastano FPWI WSP Group UK

Address

VIRTUAL LECTURE
At the comfort of your own home
United Kingdom

Contact Details

Mick James
United Kingdom
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