Event Organiser: ICE

Railways, weather and climate change, Swindon


  • Lecture
  • Swindon
  • 20 February 2020
  • 18:00 - 20:00
Flooded railway

About this event

Britain's railways and how they have been coping with extreme weather and climate change, with a look at the future and climate change.

John Dora will talk about flooding and other impacts on the GB railway system, bringing insights from the Tomorrow's Railway and Climate Change Adaptation programme, and recent developments in guidance, particularly the ISO 14090 for which he led the drafting.


John Dora

John is a Chartered Civil Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, and of the Permanent Way Institution. He has the rare privilege of being an Engineer who is also a Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society.

With thirty-seven years’ experience in flood defence and rail infrastructure, spanning policy to delivery, his career has covered research, construction and maintenance of civil engineering infrastructure and he has become an acknowledged expert in resilience.


AECOM Swindon
3 Newbridge Square
7th floor
Swindon SN1 1BY
United Kingdom
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For more information please contact:

Barbara Sweet

e: [email protected]