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21st Sept Surrey Network Study Day – Major Infrastructure Projects

A  Study Day on Friday, 21st September 2018 At The Menuhin Hall, Stoke d’Abernon

Speakers: John Kennedy, Alan Dyke & Bernard Gambrill

A day on the three major railway projects of our time:-
the Channel Tunnel which has the longest undersea section in the world,
the high speed link from St Pancras to the Channel tunnel which reduces the time taken to get to

Paris to just over two hours,
Crossrail which provides a high capacity link across London and easier access to Heathrow.

All presented by engineers who worked on them and know the inside story.

Programme

9.30 Registration
10.00 John Kennedy – Construction of the three tunnels under the Channel. The geology, the boring &

the lining

11.00 Coffee / tea
11.30 John Kennedy – Creating the railway and taking into account all the functions of ventilation,

power supply, drainage and provisions for emergencies 12.30 Lunch – Bring your own – tea/coffee available

1.30 Alan Dyke – Construction & Financing of the high speed railway from St Pancras to the Channel 2.30 Tea / coffee Tunnel 3.00 Bernard Gambrill – Bringing Crossrail to fruition
4.00 Departure

Speaker – John Kennedy was a Chartered Mechanical Engineer who was seconded to Eurotunnel for the eight years from the start of construction to the opening of the tunnel.
Alan Dyke is a Chartered Civil Engineer whose working life has been on railway engineering projects. Bernard Gambrill is a Chartered Civil Engineer who has worked on the management of new railways.

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