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Network Rail: network vulnerabilities

Sep 20, 2014

With input from Network Rail, we assembled a range of datasets to build a picture of interdependent railway infrastructure and its vulnerabilities. We focused on the failure of support systems such as signalling and monitoring, electrification, heating, lighting etc. that lead to disruption across the railway. These were quantified by passenger trip disruptions across the entire network. Our work included testing multiple failure scenarios from random shock and extreme flood events in order to understand the risks to, and resilience of, GB’s railway network.

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New interactive article illustrates urban planning models in action

New interactive article illustrates urban planning models in action

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ITRC Webinar – Digital Infrastructure Strategies – from Copper to Fibre and 4G to 5G

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Exploring the advantages and challenges of rolling out next-generation wireless networks in the UK and around the world On 9 November Jim Hall, ITRC Director, chaired another well-attended ITRC ... read more

ITRC Webinar – Resilient Water Supplies in a Changing Climate

ITRC Webinar – Resilient Water Supplies in a Changing Climate

Ground-breaking modelling allows planning towards a resilient, reliable future for UK water resources, whilst protecting the natural environment On 28 October 2020, ITRC Director Jim Hall ... read more

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