This is a collaborative project involving research teams at the University of Sheffield and at the University of Salford.


Dr Matthew Gilbert

Dr Colin Smith

Dr Robert Harrison

Mikel Pytlos

Sam Hawksbee


Prof Clive Melbourne

Dr Gareth Swift

Dr Levingshan Augustus Nelson

Syed Ahmed

In addition, the management of the research is supported by an active Steering Group comprising the following individuals:

Zoltan Orban - University of Pecs, and UIC, Hungary

Brian Bell - University of Surrey (formerly of Network Rail)

Dr Adrienn Tomor - University of the West of England

Dermot Kelly - Balfour Beatty Rail

Nigel Ricketts - Network Rail

Graham Cole - Graham Cole Consultancy (formerly of Adept)

Clive Wodruff - Essex County Council