RTSA awards

2006 David Ferris

Individual Award Winner 2006

Mr. David Ferris has been awarded the RTSA Individual Award for 2006, which is presented in recognition of the outstanding achievement of an individual in the railway industry.  

In a career that has spanned some 40 years, Mr. Ferris has distinguished himself in the field of rolling stock engineering both in the Victorian public sector and, in private industry, as a contractor and a consultant. He has played a very active role in the affairs of the ROA and the RTSA and, latterly, he has been involved with the Rail CRC in the development and presentation of the CRC/UoW postgraduate course in Rollingstock Engineering. A variety of railway technical papers and publications owe their origins to Mr. Ferris.