Speaker : Mark Wheel

Mark Wheel is a Chartered Civil Engineer with 37 years’ experience in the rail sector. He has spent his career managing railway bridges and structures before moving in 2017 to Network Rail’s Safety, Technical and Engineering Team at Milton Keynes. Since 2009 Mark has been working to reduce the frequency and impact of road vehicles hitting railway bridges. By working with the UK Road Haulage Association,  Freight Transport Association, logistics companies, bus and coach operators he has gained a significant understanding of the issue and is currently raising awareness through a national campaign, this focuses on Education, Enablement (Route planning tools,fleet telematics systems etc.) Engineering and Enforcement.