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Visit Fire Protection and Safety in Tunnels and achieve safety excellence

Published on 17 September 2009

Improving tunnel safety is the objective of the Fire Protection and Safety in Tunnels conference, to be held in Paris, France from 17 - 18 November 2009
The Fire Protection and Safety in Tunnels conference brings road and rail tunnel professionals together
Upcoming conference will advise attendees on industry standards

The Fire Protection and Safety in Tunnels conference, taking place 17 - 18 November 2009 in Paris, France, will help you to comply with industry safety standards, optimise your risk management and achieve safety excellence.

This exceptional conference brings together road and rail tunnel professionals under one roof to discuss technological solutions to the problems of tunnel safety. And with road and rail tailored streams, individual legislation and issues relating to these separate areas can be discussed in-depth.

We have enlisted the help of some of the leading figures in tunnel safety and operation to help you through these complex issues.

Tunnel safety experts speaking include:

  • Ian Prosser, HM Chief Inspector of Railways & Director, Railway Safety, Office of Rail Regulation (UK) 
  • Hans-Peter Vetsch, Head of Rail Operations, Alptransit AG (Switzerland) 
  • Arnaud Marchais, Head of Fire Safety, RATP (France) 
  • Ahmet Ulas Aygün, Field Engineer, Avrasya Subway Group (Turkey) 
  • Walter Steiner, Tunnel Manager, Gotthard-Strassentunnel (Switzerland) 
  • Chris Bowley, Tunnel Safety Engineer, Le Crossing Co. Ltd. (UK) 
  • Peter Hedley, Tyne Tunnels Manager, TT2 (UK) 
  • Dr. Fathi Tarada, Co-Chairman Working Group Air Quality, Fire & Ventilation, PIARC (UK)

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