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Keeping on track with rail trends: CORE2012

Troy Burton

6 September 2012 - Three of Aurecon’s leading rail professionals will be part of the expert team presenting at the Conference of Railway Engineering 2012 (CORE2012), being held in Brisbane from 10 to 12 September 2012.

Organised by the Railway Technical Society of Australasia, the two day conference takes leading rail industry experts on a technical journey of ‘Global Perspectives’ across four areas: rail and civil infrastructure, wheel rail interface, energy and operation, and rail business. 

Topic: Virtual Signal Sighting Walkover
Presenter: Troy Burton, Technical Director, Transport Services and Michael Gardiner, 3D Visualisation Leader, Transport
Signaling and electrical, concurrent session 7 
Date: 11 September 2012
Time: 1.30-3.35pm

Topic: The Prevention Of Reinvention – The Application Of Kiss In The Global Rolling Stock Village
Presenter: Chris Hoskin, Head of Traction & Rolling Stock, Transport Services
General engineering, concurrent session 19 
Date: 12 September 2012
Time: 1.30-3.35pm

You can read the abstracts of Chris and Troy's presentations by clicking on the "Download Module" located on the right hand side of the page.

Troy BurtonAbout Troy Burton
Technical Director, Transport Services
Troy Burton is a chartered civil engineer with over 20 years’ experience in the private sector, with substantial experience in the project/design management and delivery of large multi-disciplined civil infrastructure projects, including rail, road and large bridges. Troy is a Technical Director Transport based in Aurecon’s Brisbane office. In this role Troy leads major rail infrastructure projects and provides high level and technical advice to a range of transport clients. 

Chris HoskinAbout Chris Hoskin

Head of Traction & Rolling Stock, Transport Services
A Chartered Traction and Rolling Stock Engineer with over 14 years of experience in the rail industry, in both consulting and manufacturing, in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, the UK and the USA. Chris is highly experienced in strategic planning and rolling stock procurement and refurbishment, applying global industry best practice to tailor the right solution for each client, for the right price.


Michael GardinerAbout Michael Gardiner
3D Visualisation Leader, Transport
Michael has degrees in both Animation and CAD drafting, and over seven years of experience producing visualisations for engineering projects across a wide range of disciplines. Michael leads the 3D Visualisation team within Aurecon and is dedicated to furthering the use of 3D modelling and animation techniques in the engineering field for the purpose of design, consultation and presentation.


If you would like to attend, please visit the conference website. If you are unable to attend, visit Aurecon’s Rail page to find out more about our offerings.

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