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Event Organiser: Railway Civil Engineers’ Association

Safety on rail infrastructure projects, London

  • Lecture
  • London
  • 21 February 2019
  • 18:00 - 20:00
Safety on rail infrastructure projects, London

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This presentation will cover the Volkerfitzpatrick’s safety journey in the CP5 Network Rail Framework in Anglia. Highlighting the lessons learnt, including Safety by Design.

The talk will focus on the relationship between behaviours and safety improvement, focusing on the lessons learnt within Network Rail’s Control Period 5 Framework in Anglia. It will highlight the safety innovations currently in the industry, including Safety by Design & Behavioural Change.


Mike Evans

ARC Framework Director, VolkerFitzpatrick Limited

mike evans

Mike is a Chartered Civil Engineer with over 25 years’ experience. Initially working on road and airport schemes including various dual-carriageways, subways, composite and post tensioned bridges, grade-separated interchanges, retaining walls, piling, cut and cover tunnels. He then progressed into multi-disciplinary railway infrastructure projects and heavy civils schemes.

Mike presently leads the Anglia MFF Collaboration delivering £440m of Renewals and Enhancements for Network Rail’s IP Anglia which includes reconstruction and reconditioning of Railway structures, building of three new stations; Cambridge North, Lea Bridge and Hackney Wick Station and the Felixstowe branch line Enhancement Project.

Chris Wheeldon

Technical Services Director -VolkerFitzpatrick Limited

chris wheeldon

Chris has worked in the construction industry for over 30 years. Chris started his career in roads and building schemes. This included dual carriageways and numerous single span bridges over rail infrastructure.

Chris then moved into multidiscipline rail related schemes including West Anglia Route Modernisation, Ramsgate Train Depot, Bedford Train Depot and the IEP Train Depot Programme.

Chris is now the Technical Services Director for the Volkerfitzpatrick Rail Division.

Event venue

Institution of Civil Engineers
One Great George Street
London SW1P 3AA
United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Sach Sandhu

e: [email protected]