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The CILT Scottish Region Archives 2013

Welcome to the Scottish Region Archives for 2013. These contain old meeting and visit reports.

The New Year began with a presentation by Professor Paul Salveson, The Railway Doctor on "How to be respectable and radical at the same time in transport". This was followed on 22 January 2013 with the first Edinburgh meeting of the year addressed by Councillor Martin Ford who spoke on "Deciding the Fate of a Magical Wild Place". "The Work of Passenger Focus" was the title of the next Glasgow meeting addressed by Anthony Smith, Chief Executive, Passenger Focus on 5 February 2013.

Maria Bacon of AECOM spoke on "The Application of Pedestrian Modelling" and the last event in February was a very thought provoking presentation by Professor Iain Docherty of Public Policy & Governance, University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business Schoolwho spoke on "Priorities for Public Transport". This was followed by a presentation on Northern Ireland Railways by Mal McGreevy and the last meeting of February was a presentation by Ranald Robertson of HITRANS and Patrick McDougall, CEO Nexus Alpha Limited on the CHEONOS project.

The March meeting in Aberdeen took the form of a presentation on "Hydrogen: The Clean Transport Fuel" by Dr Nigel Holmes and the first Edinburgh meeting of the month was a presentaiton on "The Games Family Demand Model" by Paul Cameron of AECOM. The next meeting was addressed by George Mair, Director CPT Scotland who spoke on "The role of the Confederation of Passenger Transport - Scotland".

After the summer break, the first event was Training and Events Showcase at the Scottish Parliament and this was followed by a presentation on the Highland Main Line. The Scottish Region Annual Dinner was held in Glasgow at the end of September. The Chairman, Keith Evans gave a presentation on Motorcycling in the 21st Century and this was followed by a presentation in Glasgow on the Glasgow Subway modernisation. The next meeting was a presentation on rail replacement buses by Ian Jeffrey. This was followed by tony Kenmuir who spoke on "The taxi-operator's perspective". The final meeting of the year was held in Edinburgh and a large audience heard Ian Craig, Chief Executive of Lothian Buses speak on "Transport for Edinburgh - Integrated Public Transport for the City".

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