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    Tunnel Expert Group

    Scope

    The purpose of the GB Rail Industry Tunnels Expert Group (TEG) is to provide a forum for representatives from the railway industry responsible for the specification, design, commissioning and upgrading of railway tunnels. Its focus is to be on liaison in the areas of aerodynamics, tunnel ventilation, pollution (air quality issues), thermal environment and cooling, fire safety and evacuation procedures, issues related to tunnel asset management activities, to:

    • Understand the relevant technical background relating to tunnel aerodynamics, fire safety and evacuation
    • Share and exchange expertise and experience
    • Examine lessons learned from things that did not go to plan
    • Maintain and develop knowledge base
    • Identify any requirements for new research and source funding for Implementation.

    Message from the chair

    The TEG is responsible for the specification, design, commissioning and upgrading of railway tunnels.  We focus on aerodynamics, tunnel ventilation, pollution, thermal environment and cooling, fire safety and evacuation procedures. This work will enable industry to understand issues, share and exchange information, examine lessons learned, maintain and develop our knowledge base, and identify requirements for new research.

    Members of the TEG act as the GB Mirror Group for the SRT TSI, advising on amendments of the SRT NTSN. Meetings of the TEG are usually followed  by meetings of the GB Mirror Group.

      Membership

      The Tunnel Expert Group has members representing the following industry categories:

      • rolling stock owners and leasing companies
      • freight and other non-passenger train operator
      • infrastructure managers and owners
      • suppliers and rolling stock manufacturers
      • London Fire Brigade
      • RSSB.
      Chair of committee: Terry Johnson , RSSB
      RSSB main representative: Terry Johnson , RSSB
      Other Members
      Company
      Representing
      Other members
      Steve Demetriou
      Office of Rail and Road
      Office of Rail and Road
      Jim Hagan
      Eurostar International Ltd
      Passenger Train Operating Company
      Graham Gash
      GFG Road and Rail
      Non Passenger Train Operator
      Mark Gilbey
      WSP UK Limited
      Suppliers
      Mark Lincoln
      Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
      Infrastructure Manager
      Syd Scrace
      Hitachi Rail Limited
      Suppliers
      David Eckford
      Mott Macdonald Group Limited
      Suppliers
      Gerard Canisius
      Canisius
      Suppliers
      David Castlo
      Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
      Infrastructure Manager
      Kirstie Smith
      RSSB
      RSSB
      Gareth Houghton
      Colas Rail Ltd
      Non Passenger Train Operator
      Andrew Brown
      Network Rail - Eastern Region
      Infrastructure Manager
      Dami Ajewole
      WSP UK Limited
      Suppliers
      Martin Jones
      Office of Rail and Road
      Office of Rail and Road
      Peter Theobald
      Rail Delivery Group
      Passenger Train Operating Company
      Jeremy Hodge
      British Cables Association
      Industry Association
      Terry Johnson
      RSSB
      Chair
      Neil Dinmore
      RSSB
      RSSB
      Jessal Murarji
      Suppliers
      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.
      kirstie smith
      Kirstie Smith
      Tel: Kirstie.Smith@rssb.co.uk
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