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Informa Interview – Kevin Taylor on thinking outside the square on rail safety

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xN1onykgfJI] We had the opportunity to interview Kevin Taylor, General Manager of the Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board (RISSB) who will be speaking at the 11th Annual Rail Safety 2011 conference on the 23rd and 24th of March 2011 in Sydney. 1. The theme for RISSB's Rail Safety 2011 is 'Thinking outside the square'.…

6 Dec 2010, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport | Rail

Beat the crowd at AusRAIL 2010!

In Perth the night before AusRAIL 2010? Some of you may arrive in Perth the night before AusRAIL 2010 and some of you may want to enjoy breakfast on the morning of Day 1 of AusRAIL 2010 and not have to worry about registering on time or standing in one of the long queues waiting…

4 Nov 2010, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport | Rail

Rail industry is booming but national rail plan still needed

In the lead up to AusRAIL 2010 – themed "The Rail Plan: Where? How? Why?" – Bryan Nye, CEO of the Australasian Railway Association (ARA), says the rail industry is on the rise but a national transport plan still needs to be taken to government. Mr Nye says that keeping rail matters on the agenda…

15 Apr 2010, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport | Rail

AusRAIL PLUS 2009 exclusive interviews!

David George, CEO, CRC for Rail Innovation talks about the projects and research that will help take the Australian rail sector forward. The CRC sessions at AusRAIL PLUS 2009 came at an exciting time as they foreshadowed the research to be published shortly on high speed rail and its applicability in the Australian context. Watch…

15 Apr 2010, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport | Rail

The AusRAIL Experience – Sponsors and Exhibitors Perspective

With over 200 exhibitors and 3500 visitors, AusRAIL PLUS 2009 sponsors and exhibitors share their experience of being a part of the biggest rail conference and exhibition in Australia. Featured sponsors include Downer EDi, Bombardier, Lockheed Martin, United Group Rail, Laing O'Rourke, AECOM, John Holland, UK Trade & Investment and Alstom Transport. Featured exhibitors include…

5 Feb 2010, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport | Rail

AusRAIL PLUS 2009 – The Highlights!

  Conference attendance was equal to that of AusRAIL PLUS 2007 with 1000 senior executives participating in the conference over the three days, despite the difficult economic conditions and the event being held away from the 'big three east coast cities' for the first time. The AusRAIL exhibition received an average of 2500 visitors through…

5 Feb 2010, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport | Rail

Rail key to dealing with Climate Change

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgrIANGJ9No] The rail industry needs to use climate change as an opportunity to promote itself as an environmentally-friendly alternative mode of transport, says Felix Laube, Head of Process and Methods of SBB, Switzerland. Mr Laube will touch on making technological developments customer-focused in his address at the 2nd Annual Rail Technology Workshop in Melbourne on…

26 Mar 2009, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport | Rail

Rail blogs

Please welcome 2 new additions to our blogroll family. AusRAIL - http://ausrail.blogspot.com A blog dedicated to the leading rail conference, this blog highlights the new and latest themes in Australian rail, suggestions and changes in transport infrastructure in each state, details on this year's AusRAIL PLUS event held in Adelaide in November, and many more!…

16 Feb 2009, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport | Rail

Focus on rail work site safety

[youtube=http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=_fO7jQWRReg] CAROLYN WALSH, Chief Executive of the NSW Government's Independent Transport Safety and Reliability Regulator While problems with rail safety in NSW have declined over the last decade, more needs to be done in areas such as worksite protection, says a NSW Government transport safety executive. Carolyn Walsh, Chief Executive of the NSW Government’s Independent…

19 Jan 2009, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport | Rail

Rail at a ‘crossroads’ says Don Telford

[youtube=http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=yIhV6eIeqmk] DON TELFORD, Chairman of Australasian Railway Association & CEO of Asciano Australasian Railway Association Chairman Don Telford says rail is at a crossroads and needs funding after years of neglect to realise its full potential as a safe, clean and labour-efficient mode of transport. While he doesn’t think the economic slowdown will impact much…

10 Nov 2008, by Informa Australia
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