Research output from the EU SustRail project will be presented at the 40th Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology running 4-6 September 2013. The work focus on new data from railway switch slideplate lubrication and friction testing.
Jon Paragreen and Adam Beagles presented aspects of their research (SecureStation and SustRail respectively) at the RRUKA annual conference at the Royal Society in London on 7th November 2012. Presentations and short papers are available for download.
MERail at Sheffield is a partner in the major EU research project SustRail: The sustainable freight railway. This project aims to design the freight vehicle – track system for higher delivered tonnage with improved availability at reduced cost. It runs for 4 years, from 2011 until 2015.