These often unsung heroes will demonstrate their unique capabilities at Rail Live and will be on hand to discuss the role they have on the railway and how it ultimately benefits your business.
|8.6 million people use the rail network every day and BTP's mission is to help get people home safe, secure and on time.They police Britain’s railways, providing a service to rail operators, their staff and passengers across the country.|
Network Rail Air Operations
|Network Rail’s small but vital Air Operations team will be displaying its survey helicopter at Rail Live. Using high-tech thermal and visual imaging equipment, the helicopter and its team survey the railway, identifying the smallest of faults and covering vast areas quickly. It reduces the need for boots-on-ballast inspection of railway equipment and provides safe and efficient monitoring of asset condition, landslips, vegetation and almost anything else you can think of! They will also showcasing their complete range of services, including drone operations.|
Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB)
|RAIB will demonstrate its drone technology, used to survey accident sites on the rail network. It will also have on display one of its incident response vehicles, fitted out with everything inspectors require to respond to emergency situations on the rail network.|
The UK’s first fuel cell train on display - IMechE
Rail Live visitors will have the opportunity to see the UK’s first hydrogen fuel cell locomotive, built by the University of Birmingham’s Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) who won the IMechE’s first Railway Challenge in July 2012 to design and manufacture a 101/4in gauge locomotive compliant with detailed specifications.