5at Train

The 5AT Group - Steaming Ahead with Advanced Technology

Enhancing Performance -- Improving Reliability -- Reducing Costs -- Controlling Emissions

Bob Bramson B. Tech (Hons), CEng, MIET

Bob Bramson is a Vehicle Acceptance Engineer for steam traction and is a Principal Consultant at Lloyd's Register Rail. He has been involved with the examination and certification of many of the preserved locomotives that run on Network Rail including the new A1 Pacific "Tornado." He currently advises the 5AT Group on acceptance matters for future operation on Network Rail.

With the passing of "Peak Oil," Bob believes that society urgently requires to innovate sustainable rail transportation for the future and that modern steam traction could bridge the gap, particularly in develping countries, whilst new forms of realistic energy technology is being developed.