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A Systems Approach to Infrastructure Delivery – Part 2: Putting the principles into practice Case Study

The second report from ICE’s Systems Approach to Infrastructure Delivery review shows how infrastructure projects, programmes, and supply chain businesses are using systems thinking to deliver better outcomes. In Decem...

Institution of Civil Engineers 20/04/2022
2021 Technical Papers Competition Event Video

The new papers can be found here: Winner – Door forces in underground infrastructure by Dr Fathi Tarada Highly Commended – Digital railway – Telecoms technologies for the Elizabeth line – an Infra...

Professor Rhys Vaughan Williams FRSA FIET FIMECHE, Simon Bennett BEng(Hons) FCILT MCIPR AMICE, Chris Binns, Dr Fathi Tarada BSc LLB MBA DPhil CEng FIMechE FIFireE FICE, Archana Radhakrishnan MSc MIET, Philip Bartholomew MEng MSc CEng MIET MIRSE 02/12/2021
Door Forces in Underground Infrastructure Technical Paper

During the course of commissioning the Crossrail stations, it was observed that a wide range of forces was required to open these doors, some of which appeared to be excessive. Within the stations, certain door opening f...

Dr Fathi Tarada BSc LLB MBA DPhil CEng FIMechE FIFireE FICE 02/12/2021
Digital Railway – Telecoms Technologies for the Elizabeth Line – An Infrastructure Manager’s Perspective Technical Paper

The construction of the Elizabeth Line by the Crossrail project and its operation by the Infrastructure Managers has brought together a whole new set of technologies for Operating and Maintaining a railway, never seen to...

Philip Bartholomew MEng MSc CEng MIET MIRSE, Archana Radhakrishnan MSc MIET 02/12/2021
Elizabeth Line Earthing Electrode Testing Lessons Learned Technical Paper

As part of the design, construction and commissioning of the Elizabeth Line earthing system, measurements for soil resistivity and earth electrode impedance have been undertaken. Much has been learned on the design and c...

Malcolm Anderson BEng(Hons) CEng MIET 02/12/2021
A review of reactive electrical power and power factor correction (PFC) in the Crossrail Low Voltage (LV) systems Technical Paper

Low voltage electrical power distribution systems within buildings and railway systems use alternating current (AC). The voltage and current within these AC systems commonly have an inherent phase differenc...

Mohammed Abu-Qulbain MEng(Hons) MIET, Stuart Hill CEng MIET 02/12/2021
Final Design Overview – A Crossrail Design Assurance Process Technical Paper

Assurance is defined as all the systematic actions necessary to provide confidence that the target deliverables have been met. Assuring the Crossrail design proved extremely challenging due to the complexity and scale of...

Nick Morgans MEng CEng MIMechE 24/11/2021
RAM in an Interconnected World Technical Paper

Sustainability and Reliability, Availability and Maintainability (RAM) are two different means to the same end: conservation of resources. In the case of sustainability, these resources typically relate to environmental,...

Paul Muchatuta BEng MSC MIET, Tomas Cuesta Brooke-Turner MEng MIET 02/12/2021
Crossrail System Integration – The Practicalities of Integrating Europe’s Most Complex Rail Project Technical Paper

Successful system integration (SI) on Crossrail means delivering a railway that is safe, operable, maintainable, and performs to the required levels of capability. The purpose of this paper is to share knowledge and expe...

Neil McCrimmon ChPP MAPM, Temi Afolabi BEng(Hons) MSc MBA MAPM MCIOB EngC, Malcolm Thomas BSc(Hons) MBA CEng MRAeS MIET MINCOSE 02/12/2021
The Role of Rolling Stock Approval and Assurance within Major Railway Programmes Technical Paper

In the UK, the rail industry must comply with the requirements of the Railway and Other Guided Transport Systems (Safety) Regulations which sits alongside the European Interoperability Directive 2008/57/EC. New or modifi...

Rashmi Devsi BSc CEng MIMechE MAPM MWES 02/12/2021