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Award Ceremony

Institution of Mechanical Engineers Railway Division prize awarded

The paper “Studs: a squat-type defect in rails” written by MERail researcher David Fletcher in collaboration with authors from Tubelines, Railmeasurement Ltd and Instituto Politecnico Nacional in Mexico, has been awarded the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Railway Division AR Bennett Premium Award 2013. The paper describes work identifying the growth mechanism of a new and

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3rd year students

3rd year student project with Siemens

3rd year students are undertaking a wheel wear study with Siemens. To get the study started the group visited the Siemens depot in Northampton with Dr David Fletcher to learn about management of the train fleet, and engineering issues affecting wheel wear.

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