Home of the UK Chapter of the International Geosynthetic Society
Email: committee@igs-uk.org
Phone: +44 (0) 1254 266 809

IGS UK Symposium: Use of Geosynthetics in Rail: Towards 2025

When:
18/04/2018 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
2018-04-18T09:00:00+01:00
2018-04-18T17:00:00+01:00
Where:
National Rail Museum, York
York YO26 4XJ
UK
Contact:

The UK Chapter of the International Geosynthetic Society (IGS) will be running a symposium at the National Railway Museum in York on the 18th April 2018.

 

About the Event

With high-speed railways planned across the world, budget limitations pressing for ever more efficient structures and the Paris Agreement demanding more sustainable solutions, there are many challenges to overcome in the rail sector.

The UK chapter of the IGS want to educate the Industry about the use of geosynthetics in Rail. The symposium will showcase the established use of geosynthetics in rail applications from around the world for over 30 years. It will also discuss how they could be utilised in high speed networks to create steeper embankments, construct abutments, facilitate drainage and many other uses.

The one-day event will bring together consultants, contractors, academics and suppliers with experience of the opportunities and challenges of utilising geosynthetics in rail infrastructure. Speakers include HS2, specialist rail contractors and consultants, professionals from network operators in France, Spain, Italy and Germany and world leading academics from Japan, amongst others.

More information…..

Chapter Sponsors

IGS UK

IGS UK is dedicated to the scientific and engineering development of geotextiles, geomembranes, related products and associated technologies.

IGS UK is the official United Kingdom Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS).

Disclaimer

ADDRESS

IGS UK
Yuli (Chaido) Doulala-Rigby
Tensar International Ltd.
Cunningham Court
Lions Drive
Shadsworth Business Park
Blackburn BB1 2QX
UNITED KINGDOM

Phone: +44 (0) 1254 266 809
Email: committee@igs-uk.org
Website: www.igs-uk.org

JOIN THE IGS UK

Follow me on Twitter