Vehicle / Track Technical Advisory Group

    Scope

    The scope of the Vehicle/Track Technical Advisory Group (V/T TAG) is described in its remit. The purpose of V/T TAG is to conduct independent review of, and give advice on, matters of a technical nature relating to the vehicle/track interface. This excludes adhesion issues. V/T TAG uses its expertise to advise the V/T SIC.

    Message from the chair

    V/T TAG supports the SIC by providing detailed technical advice on the interaction of the vehicle and track, and a range of relevant topics.  We maintain an overview of research and development activities in related fields, looking for gaps, overlaps and new opportunities. 

      Membership

      The V/T TAG has members representing these industry stakeholders:

      • passenger train operators
      • rolling stock owners and leasing companies
      • infrastructure managers and owners
      • suppliers and rolling stock manufacturers
      • RSSB
      • academia
      • Department for Transport
      • Office of Rail and Road.
      Chair of committee: Bridget Eickhoff , Rail Safety and Standards Board Ltd
      RSSB main representative: Neil Gofton , Rail Safety and Standards Board Ltd
      Other Members
      Company
      Representing
      Other members
      Lindsey Smith
      British Steel
      Ros Osawe
      Rail Safety and Standards Board Ltd
      RSSB
      David Fletcher
      The University Of Sheffield
      Academia
      Bridget Eickhoff
      Rail Safety and Standards Board Ltd
      RSSB
      Chris Hardwick
      Rhomberg Sersa UK Limited
      Suppliers
      Philip Rogers
      SNC-Lavalin Rail & Transit Limited
      Andy Vickerstaff
      Transport For London (TFL)
      Passenger Train Operating Company
      Adam Bevan
      University of Huddersfield
      Academia
      Alan Lawton
      Rail Delivery Group
      Passenger Train Operating Company
      Andy Franklin
      Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
      Infrastructure Manager
      Bjoern Kaempfer
      Siemens Mobility Limited
      Suppliers
      Barnaby Temple
      Rhomberg Sersa UK Limited
      Suppliers
      Kevin Halton
      Bombardier Transportation UK Limited
      Suppliers
      Mark Burstow
      Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
      Infrastructure Manager
      Neil Gofton
      Rail Safety and Standards Board Ltd
      RSSB
      Do you need to get in touch with this group?
      Contact our Industry Groups Manager for questions about the next meeting or about vacancies within this group.
      Ros Osawe
      Tel: 0203 142 5425
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