Piers Connor

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Piers Connor

Locality: Leicester, United Kingdom
Summary: Senior international railway professional with extensive management expertise and front line experience in rail project development, planning, design, maintenance, operations and manufacturing in Europe, Middle East, USA, South Africa and Asia. Has a wide ranging recent consultancy portfolio in the UK and overseas. Much work done for both existing and new metro systems around the world including London, US, Hong Kong, Manila and Taiwan. Has written several books and articles about rolling stock development and is visiting lecturer in a number of universities in the UK. Qualified MSc in Railway Systems Engineering, with professional membership of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. Member of Institute of Railway Operators. Lead Tutor for Engineering module in Institute of Railway Operators degree course.
Past: Lead Tutor Engineering at Institute of Railway Operators Lecturer at University of Birmingham Assurance Engineer at Crossrail Consultant at Al Rajhi Projects & Const. LLC Engineering Director at Bombardier Transportation Engineerin Director at Adtranz Consultant at Bechtel Hong Kong Project Manager at Union Carriage Train Service Development Manager at London Underground Training Assistant at London Underground see less... 7 more...
Education:  The University of Sheffield Railway Systems Engineering  

Industry: Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
Skills: Railway systems planning, project development, new system planning and optioneering, railway system and operations training and lecturing, authoring and railway management development.
Experience: PRC Rail Consulting Ltd. (Transportation/Trucking/Railroad industry): Prinicpal Consultant,  (2004-Present) Managing director and principal consultant of own company. Also in partnership with Pasquire Associates, devoted to training and facilitation. I began my railway career with Canadian Pacific Railway in London and subsequently joined London Underground and worked in a nu...
Interests: career opportunities, consulting offers, new ventures, job inquiries, expertise requests, business deals, reference requests, getting back in touch

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Piers Connor Resumé

Consultany personnel for railways and railroads around the world.

LU Signalling

The Development of Signalling on the London Underground. Piers Connor . from Evolution of Modern Traction Seminar on 5th November 2005. This presentation recalled that the London ...

Little Red Train - Book Review:

"The 1938 Tube Stock" Piers Connor (Capital Transport, 1989) 120 pages, monochrome and colour plates ISBN: 1-85414-115-5

Carriages: Technical Pages and Links

Piers Connor's Railway Technical pages cover modern coaching matters, especially in relation to electrical and braking systems, in considerable detail, and also include ...

Bluebell Railway Locomotives

If you want to become more familiar with the world of steam locomotives, Piers Connor has produced a comprehensive Glossary of Steam Locomotive Terminology.

Going Green: Amazon.co.uk: Connor: Books

Paperback Publisher: Capital Transport Publishing (31 Dec 1998) ISBN-10: 1854141570 ISBN-13: 978-1854141576 Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews ( 1 ...


The Development of Signalling on the London Underground Piers Connor: The BladeRunner Concept Which it's promoters claim could deliver five ...

Rail Management Seminars

Each seminar will be specially designed to the delegates' requirements. To discuss your training/seminar requirements, email piers.connor@railway-technical.com

Little Red Train - Articles

by Piers Connor Book Review by Adrian Allum Video Review: London Underground's Q Stock Remembered Video review by Adrian Allum


DISTRICT ELECTRIC TRAINS 8 - ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVES by Piers Connor STEAM IS OUT The plans for the electrification of the Circle were largely driven by the desire to exclude ...

The 1938 Tube Stock: Amazon.co.uk: Piers Connor: Books

Hardcover: 120 pages Publisher: Capital Transport Publishing; First Edition edition (15 Dec 1989) Language English ISBN-10: 1854141155 ISBN-13: 978-1854141156 Amazon ...

Intute - Railway engineering

The Railway Technical Web Pages were developed by Piers Connor to provide a source of information to those interested in the technical aspects of the railway business.

The Underground Electric Train by Piers Connor 17. Deadmen and ...

The Underground Electric Train by Piers Connor 17. Deadmen and Tripcocks Safety After nearly eighteen months of reviewing the development of the Underground electric train in these ...

CULG - Bibliography

Going Green, by Piers Connor, 1993, Capital Transport, P80mc, ISBN 1-85414-157-0. Docklands Light Railway. Stepney's Own Railway, by J.E. Connor,


DISTRICT ELECTRIC TRAINS 3 - FROM A TO B by Piers Connor TRAIN SYSTEMS Early photos of the A Stock being tested on the Ealing and South Harrow line (E&SH) in 1903 suggest that the UERL 1 ...