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NSW/ACT Chapter Event: Canberra Light Rail Stage 2 – Technical Update

June 12 @ 5:45 pm - 8:30 pm AEST

Overview

The ACT/NSW chapter of the Railway Technical Society of Australasia in collaboration with the Transport Australia Society and the Australian Railway Association are convening an in-person presentation at Engineers Australia’s office in Barton, Canberra to provide a technical update on stage 2 of the Canberra Light Rail. The scope of the presentation will discuss the key technical components of the stage 2A works, the engineering decisions associated with the procurement of new dual powered light rail vehicles and retrofitting of all existing LRVs with onboard energy systems, and the technical challenges associated with the stage 2B scope of works.

This in-person event is an important opportunity to gain an insight into Canberra’s largest infrastructure project and discuss rail technical matters with the project’s key technical minds.

This event is proudly sponsored by GHD.

  • Attendance is free for RTSA, TAs, ARA and EA members
  • Attendance is AUD$30 for non-members (you can join find out more about joining the RTSA here.

Event Program

  • 5.45 pm: Registration opens
  • 6.00 pm: Presentation commences with Q&A
  • 7.00 pm: Networking
  • 7.30 pm: Event concludes

Learning Outcomes

The scope of the presentation will discuss:

  • Key technical components of the stage 2a works.
  • Engineering decisions associated with the procurement of new dual powered vehicles and retrofitting of all existing LRVs with onboard energy systems.
  • Technical challenges associated with the stage 2b scope of works.

Speakers

Rebecca Want headshot

 

Rebecca Want
(Market Leader Transport, Sydney GHD)

 

 

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David Doctor
(Acting Executive Group Manager, Infrastructure and Light Rail Program)

Organiser

Railway Technical Society of Australasia
Phone
1300 653 113
Email
memberservices@engineersaustralia.org.au

Venue

Engineers Australia Canberra
11 National Circuit
Barton, ACT 2600 Australia
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