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  • Mon, 16 Sep 2013, 18:00-19:30
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  • London Underground HQ, 55 Broadway, St James’s Park,, London, SW1H 0BD

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Event Details

The Thameslink Programme will deliver the capability for 24 train paths per hour through the centre of London; between Blackfriars and St Pancras stations. To deliver this tube level frequency on the heavy rail network will require the use Automatic Train Operation. This will be the first use of the technology on the heavy rail network using ETCS. The talk will look at the technical and operational challenges of introducing the system where the signalling system drives the train.

The talk will be given by Paul Bates, Network Rail’s Thameslink High Capacity Infrastructure Project Director, and Mike Jacob, First Capital Connect’s New Trains Project Manager.

To register your interest please email David Pinder: se.events@railwayoperators.co.uk

CPD Topics Covered: Train Movement Control Systems

Added on the website on September 16, 2013