Highspeed rail in the USA and other global developments, London

29 September, 2016 | 18:00 - 20:00

Artist's impression of highspeed train in California. Picture from Wikipedia

About this event

This presentation will explore the progress made on implementing high speed rail in America, using the examples of California and Texas, set against the context of High Speed 2 in the UK and other high speed rail projects around the world. Colin Stewart will use his experience and examples to discuss items such as funding, benefits, and what makes a successful high speed rail project.

Colin Stewart

Colin Stewart is a Director of Arup, where he is jointly responsible for the Partnership’s international design operation for transport projects.

He leads Arup’s Global Rail Business, which has a turnover of approximately £230m, and incorporates rail projects from light rail to high speed in countries across the world, including Europe, East Asia, America and Australia. Colin is also a member of the Arup UK, Middle East and Africa Region Board.