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Railway Management Conference

12 Oct 2012 to 20 Nov 2012
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Railway Management, 22 - 13 October 2012 Railway Economics, 5 - 6 November 2012 Railway Planning, 19 - 20 November 2012 Fee: £500 per course, £1350 for registration on all three courses. Two days per course. These courses are specifically designed to familiarise delegates with the concepts and techniques of railway management, economics and planning, and their application in addressing a wide variety of current issues facing the industry. Topics covered will include: Railway Management: management and business planning, ownership and structure, safety, rail freight. Railway Economics: macro and micro economics, estimating the demand for new stations and services, public transport network modelling. Railway Planning: major planning, timetabling and rostering, track and signalling infrastructure design, terminal and station design. The courses are suitable for those: . Already employed in planning functions in the railway industry, local authorities and consultancies wishing to deepen their understanding . Railway staff from other disciplines wanting to undertake scheme appraisals, or to widen their knowledge of the railway as a system. Young professionals wishing to understand the key concepts of railway planning in order to further their career The courses are led by Dr Nigel Harris of The Railway Consultancy. Location Newcastle University