MTR Crossrail and ASLEF have created a culture that cultivates a business partner relationship between the two organisations, and their ongoing commitment to this process is being driven from the top. MTR Crossrail HR Director, Alison Bell, and ASLEF District Organiser, Nigel Gibson, explain this cutting-edge partnership, how the past four years’ hard work has paid off and what the future holds.
The rail industry plans to work with the government to prevent disruption to the over 2,000 intermodal trains transporting 1.22 million tonnes of freight per year after the UK leaves the European Union.
How can the railway sector utilise various monitoring techniques to ensure bogies and wheelsets are in top condition? How important is it to invest in wheelset research and what are the best methods to use for component inspection? What new ideas and concepts are there for the next generation of running gear? This In-Depth Focus addresses these questions.