DESTinationRAIL presentation at the International Rail Forum and Conference, Prague 21-24 March, 2017
DESTinationRAIL was invited to make a presentation at the International Rail Forum and Conference which was held in Prague from 21 to 24 March and which attracted an audience of 240 participants. The conference is held every 2 years and covers a number of topics, one of which this year was entitled Railway Innovations Projects and IT Systems where the DESTinationRAIL project was presented by Michael Robson. The conference also contained a number of Shift2Rail presentations.
The opportunity was also taken to arrange a meeting to present the DESTinationRAIL project to the Czech railway infrastructure manager SZDC. The meeting was attended by Jiri Kozak, Director of the Civil Engineering Dept, Jiri Sidlo, Chief of the Sub Structure Dept of Civil Engineering, Radek Bernatik, Earthworks and Structures Engineer, Anna Kodysova Head of International Affairs. The engineers ask a number of questions concerning where the various parts of the project were implemented and how to gain further information on DESTinationRAIL including information on embankment stability and the work on the Boyne viaduct.