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Metros & Urban Rail

Metros and Urban Rail: cities on track

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Metros and Urban Rail: cities on track

This Metros and Urban Rail series from Aurecon highlights some of the technical, social and planning challenges thrown up when developing new or enhanced metro or rail systems and looks at some of the way we have addressed these.

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Tunnels

When new meets old: buildings and tunnels

Aurecon looks at the drive of a new tunnel being the catalyst for owners of buildings and other structures in the vicinity to become concerned about consequences, such as cracking and vibration in their assets.

Markets: Transport, Urban transport
Expertise: Rail & mass transit, Ground & underground engineering

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Steven Mok

People profile: Steven Mok

Steven Mok is a Chartered Engineer with experience covering the design and commissioning of various passenger rolling stock types, including light rail vehicles, metro, driverless and high speed trains.

Markets: Transport, Urban transport
Expertise: Rail & mass transit

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Charlie Shackell

People profile: Charlie Shackell

Charlie Shackell's 20+ years career spans major civil and geotechnical engineering projects involving investigation, design and construction in Australia, South Africa, West Africa, and the United Kingdom.

Markets: Transport, Urban transport
Expertise: Ground & underground engineering, Rail & mass transit

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Anthony Bennett

People profile: Anthony Bennett

Anthony Bennett, a techincal director for transport based in Melbourne Australia has over 30 years of design experience in domestic and international civil engineering projects.

Markets: Transport
Expertise: Ground & underground engineering, Tunnels

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Steve Liew

People profile: Steve Liew

Steve is Country Leader Manager for Aurecon Singapore. He has considerable experience in directing major projects in the infrastructure sector, including design and construction support of transport projects throughout Asia and Europe.

Markets: Transport, Urban transport
Expertise: Rail & mass transit

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Rail signalling

Rail control room integration: risk and reward

Railway Control room integration can be an emotive topic. John Cranley, Expertise Leader, Rail & Rail Systems at Aurecon, shares his experiences and lessons learned from these often complex projects over his 20 year career.

Markets: Transport, Urban transport
Expertise: Rail & mass transit

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Melbourne Metro - Rail Tunnel Concept Design

Project profile: Melbourne Metro Concept Design

Melbourne Metro is a critical city-shaping project that will overhaul Melbourne's rail network, resulting in major improvements in capacity, reliability and travel times across the bulk of the metropolitan rail lines.

Markets: Transport, Urban transport
Expertise: Rail & mass transit

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Gold Coast Rapid Transit

Project profile: Gold Coast Rapid Transit

The Gold Coast Rapid Transit is completing the first phase of development in which 13km of light rail will service the fast growing commercial, retail and recreational centres between Southport and Broadbeach on the Gold Coast.

Markets: Transport, Urban transport
Expertise: Rail & mass transit

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West Kowloon

Case study: improving constructability

The Hong Kong West Kowloon Terminus (WKT) is part of the large scale (US$8 billion) infrastructure project that aims to link Hong Kong with major Chinese cities via high speed rail.

Markets: Transport, Urban transport
Expertise: Building design

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Mikel Alonso

People profile: Mikel Alonso

A senior engineer based in Melbourne. He has over 10 years of international experience leading multidisciplinary design teams on mass transit projects, with expertise in tunnel ventilation and M&E design.

Markets: Transport, Urban transport
Expertise: Rail & mass transit

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Grant Daniel

People profile: Grant Daniel

With over 27 years of experience, Grant has provided programme and project management of large multi-disciplinary teams for mass rapid transit systems throughout Asia and the UK.

Markets: Transport, Urban transport
Expertise: Rail & mass transit

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