GILL HOW and GRAHAM PATERSON share their reflections on the recent Railway Study Association and Young Rail Professionals study tour

New hub: Wien Haubtbahnhof station. All photos by Martin How
Learning opportunity: YRP members sponsored by Go- Ahead and Hitachi in the Vienna U-Bahn control centre.

The Railway Study Association’s three-day study tour to Austria was organised in conjunction with Young Rail Professionals (YRP), taking place at the end of March. This enabled rail graduates and up-and-coming managers to share best practice with senior rail managers and top directors from both the UK and Austria. The wide mix of participants was entirely in keeping with RSA’s membership profile, embracing specialisms and levels from right across the rail industry.

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