Publish Date: 19.05.2015

Category: News from the University

Yesterday, 18 May 2015, a lecture by Prof. Tang Tao from the Beijing Jiaotong University was held at the University of Ljubljana. He spoke about the development of Chinese railways over the last decade and the challenges regarding safety in managing the railway infrastructure in China.

 Dr. Tang Tao has been a professor at the Beijing Jiaotong University since September 1999. He specialises in the field of control and safety of rail traffic in China and is also an expert in the field of high-tech and the Development Programme 863 in the field of modern transport systems. Since 2001, he has been actively participating as a member of an expert group in the research of the Chinese railway control system, and during the research he also focused on the signalling in the rail system and on the system of underground railways and developed a safety system in 1998 that is still used today on some lines of underground railways.

Photos by Željko Stevanić, IFP, d.o.o.