• Ballast or slab? RTM AUG-SEP 17

    Ballast or slab? RTM AUG-SEP 17

    January 12, 2018

    As HS2 moves forward, William Powrie, professor of geotechnical engineering and dean of the Faculty of Engineering and the Environment at the University of Southampton, considers the arguments for and against using ballasted or slab track in high-speed rail.

  • Q2 2017 Paul Clifton: A Vision for Transport 1

    Q2 2017 Paul Clifton: A Vision for Transport 1

    January 4, 2018

    Launching a series of RailReview reports on the industry’s place in the wider transport environment, PAUL CLIFTON looks at how the UK’s infrastructure will be affected by a rapidly evolving society

  • Ballasted track – reducing maintenance needs RTM OCT-NOV 17

    Ballasted track – reducing maintenance needs RTM OCT-NOV 17

    January 1, 2018

    William Powrie, professor of geotechnical engineering and dean of the Faculty of Engineering and the Environment at the University of Southampton, and Louis Le Pen, senior research fellow in rail infrastructure, consider the ways through which the economic and operational performance of ballasted track could be improved.