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RISSB National Rail Turnouts Workshop  

RISSB National Rail Turnouts Workshop

27 - 28 May 2015 | Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney

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Focusing on the up-skilling of industry workers, this workshop look to exchange and transfer knowledge to delegates from a range of experts working across rail turnouts, and wheel rail interface. The workshops are tailored to those looking for a detailed guide, or fresh perspectives on old challenges. Experts within the industry will debate innovative solutions to real challenges faced and work towards industry solutions.

Key Speakers:

  • John McLeod, Track Engineering Manager, Sydney Trains 
  • David Cooper, Principal Engineer - Track Structure, Asset Standards Authority, Transport for NSW 
  • Treaven Martinus, Managing Director, Martinus Rail
  • Graeme Templer, Consultant, Australasian Transport Risk Solutions
  • Glenn Lorenz, Engineering Manager, Vossloh Cogifer Australia
  • Laurie Wilson, Manager, Infrastructure & Engineering, RISSB
  • Franz Sodia, CEO, VAE


  • What are the main types of failure at turnouts?
  • Turnouts: Minimal life cycle costs; maximal diverging speed and initial quality
  • Turnout issues impacting signalling

>> Register for the RISSB National Rail Turnouts Workshop here; email us; or call 02 9080 4307.

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