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Feasibility Study for Robust Automated Servicing of Passenger Train Fluids (RASPT-F)

Funder: Rail Safety & Standards Board
Duration: June 2016 - March 2017


Name Telephone Email Office
Professor Mark Atherton Professor Mark Atherton
Theme Leader / Professor
(Principal investigator)
T: +44 (0)1895 266690
+44 (0)1895 266690 Howell Building 113
Professor David Harrison Professor David Harrison
Professor - Design Research
T: +44 (0)1895 266321
+44 (0)1895 266321 Michael Sterling 151


Atherton, M., Hill, S., Harrison, D. and Ajovalsit, M. (2019) 'Economic and Technical Feasibility of a Robotic Autonomous System for Train Fluid Servicing'. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, 234 (3). pp. 1 - 13. ISSN: 0954-4097 Open Access Link

Journal article

Atherton, M., Hill, SA., Harrison, DJ. and Ajovalasit, M. (2017) 'Feasibility of Robotic Autonomous System for Train Fluid Servicing'.RRUKA Annual Conference. King's Place, London. 16 - 16 November.Open Access Link

Conference paper

Hill, SA., Atherton, M., Ajovalasit, M. and Harrison, D. (2017) 'Robust automated servicing of passenger train fluids'.The Stephenson Conference: Research for Railways. IMechE, 1 Bridcage Walk, London. 25 - 27 April.Open Access Link

Conference paper