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Interview issue 127
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You have to be agile and responsive to fulfil the conditions of today’s rail franchises. LOROL MD Peter Austin talks to Gayay Sutton about transforming the London Overground into service excellence and creating an operating organisation that has change management at its heart

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Electrification report
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As the first phase of the Digitally Enabling Electrification scheme comes to a close, Ben Clark speaks to Adam Locke of Laing O’Rourke and Ali Najimi of Atkins to discuss its successes and its potential for driving unprecedented levels of productivity into the future of infrastructure development

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Enlarging the Farnworth Tunnel
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A specially designed TBM from Tunnel Engineering Services adapts to the unexpected, and completes the enlargement of the Farnworth tunnel ready for electrification

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HandS Strategy
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The rail industry is working together under the leadership of RSSB, to develop a Health and Safety Strategy that will identify a clear way ahead. JOHN ABBOTT, RSSB director of external engagement, explains

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Risk Management a
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A new risk management approach is delivering integrated safety management across Australia. Railway Strategies reveals how it provides a cross discipline view, reduces risk throughout the enterprise and enables local expertise to be shared nationally

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Infrarail 2016
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Some 200 companies are now making their final preparations for Infrarail 2016, which opens its doors at ExCeL London from 12 to 14 April

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In tunnel scaffolding
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Construction and engineering firm J Murphy & Sons Limited harnessed its innovation culture to create a mobile scaffold system specifically for the challenges of the Farnworth tunnel reinforcement sche

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Maintenance Issue 126
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Neil Singh explains how developing a clear view of the big-picture can help improve the safety-productivity dynamic in rail maintenance

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Rolling stock maintenance
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Artificial intelligence is with us today, and spreading into many industries. Bhoopathi Rapolu sets out how it can revolutionise rolling stock maintenance

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Security Issue 126
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Unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as drones, have soared in popularity in recent years. Peter Derry, innovations director at Interserve, assesses the possibilities and contingent risks of using drones for security purposes in the rail industry, as well as their wider applicability for the sector

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