This paper presents the results from a rail-orientated researcher links workshop, which was organised in Joinville, Brazil. The aim of the workshop was to discuss congestion in Brazil. Thirty-four participants from the UK and Brazil attended the workshop. Feedback forms have been distributed. The information collected has been analysed statistically. The results from the statistical analysis show very positive views of the workshop.
|Title of host publication||Sustainable Rail Transport|
|Subtitle of host publication||Proceedings of RailNewcastle 2017|
|Editors||Anna Fraszczyk, Marin Marinov|
|Number of pages||18|
|Publication status||Published - 2019|
|Event||RailExchange 2017 - Newcastle, United Kingdom|
Duration: 4 Oct 2017 → 6 Oct 2017
|Name||Lecture Notes in Mobility|
|Period||4/10/17 → 6/10/17|
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
Motivated by this situation a rail-orientated workshop, funded by Newton Fund, has been jointly organised by NewRail, Newcastle University, UK, and UFSC Joinville, Brazil, to discuss strategies and possibilities for setting up more rail services. The purpose of this paper is to analyse and present the participants’ views of the workshop and reveal any lessens learnt.
Other events and initiatives offering similar discussions include Tunrail project funded by ATLANTIS, RailNewcastle Intensive programmes, talks and conferences, the UIC project on railway talents, the RailExchange project sponsored by Newton Fund and the NSAR training partnerships. These events and initiatives will not be discussed further in this paper, instead the interested reader is referred to: Marinov et al (2011a, b), Lautala et al (2011), Marinov and Ricci (2012), Marinov (2013), Marinov and Fraszczyk (2014), Fraszczyk et al. (2015a, b, 2016, 2017), NSAR (2016).
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- Rail skills
- Rail workshop
- Statistical analysis