Senior Design Manager
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The meeting will cover key engineering aspects (permanent and temporary works) of the new Luton DART (Direct Air-Rail Transit) – a project to transport travellers from Luton Airport Parkway station to the terminal of London Luton Airport in under four minutes.
The project provides a step-change in how passengers get to and from the airport and is being funded and delivered by Luton Council’s airport company, London Luton Airport Ltd (LLAL).
Scheduled to open in 2022, passengers will be able to travel between St Pancras and London Luton Airport in just 30 minutes using the fastest trains and seamless Luton DART transfer.
The scheme comprises a double-shuttle, fully automated people-mover, based on the latest system technology and design innovation, capable of operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The cable-driven system is energy efficient and environmentally friendly.
The route also caters for a 50m level change that involves two new stations a 300m long viaduct, a landmark bridge and 360m long tunnels leading to the sub surface station adjacent to the Airport Terminal.
The project is being delivered by Volkerfitzpatrick / KIER JV with Tony Gee and Partners leading a design team including RPS, Hewson & Coffey.
This event is part of the annual Thomas Telford Prestige paper series, showcasing award winning papers from the previous year. This paper and Author won the Charles Manby prize at the ICE Awards Ceremony 2021.
The conference will explore the implementation of COP 26 policies, including a wide range of topics which will positively impact the way we live our lives from transport strategy through using new and sustainable technologies.
The University of Strathclyde and the British Hydrological Society are pleased to invite you to the 2022 British Hydrological Society Peter Wolf Early Career Hydrologist’s Symposium, which will be hosted by the Centre for Water, Environment, Sustainability & Public Health at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow from 22 to 23 March 2022.