Imperial College London

Richard Anderson

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Senior Research Officer/Managing Director, RTSC
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 6092richard.anderson Website CV

 
 
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Assistant

 

Ms Alexandra Williams +44 (0)20 7594 5995

 
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Location

 

612Skempton BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Publications

 

Horcher D, Graham DJ, Anderson RJ (2017). Crowding cost estimation with large scale smart card and vehicle location data, TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PART B-METHODOLOGICAL, Vol: 95, Pages: 105-125, ISSN: 0191-2615

Brage-Ardao R, Graham DJ, Anderson, RJ (2015).  Determinants of Rolling Stock Maintenance Costs in Metros, PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS, PART F: JOURNAL OF RAIL AND RAPID TRANSIT, 230(6)

Brage-Ardao R, Graham DJ, Anderson, RJ (2015).  Determinants of Train Service Costs in Metro Operations, TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD: JOURNAL OF THE TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD, (In Press).

Canavan S, Graham DJ, Melo PC, Anderson, RJ, and Cohen JM (2015).  Impacts of Moving Block Signaling on Technical Efficiency: Application of Propensity Score Matching on Urban Metro Rail Systems, TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD: JOURNAL OF THE TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD, (In Press).

Cohen, JM, Barron, AS, Anderson, RJ and Graham DJ (2015).  Impacts of Unattended Train Operations (UTO) on Productivity and Efficiency in Metropolitan Railways, TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD: JOURNAL OF THE TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD, (In Press).

Anderson RJ, Condry BJ, Findlay N, Brage-Ardao R, Li H (2014).  Measuring and Valuing Convenience and Service Quality: A review of global practices and challenges from mass transit operators and railway industries, OECD round table, 12-13 September 2013 Paris, Valuing Convenience in Public Transport, OECD, Paris

Mohammad, SI, Graham DJ, Melo PC, Anderson RJ (2013). A Meta-Analysis of the Impact of Rail Projects on Land and Property Values, TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PART A: POLICY AND PRACTICE, Vol.50, Pages 158-170.

Barron A, Melo PC, Cohen JM, and Anderson, RJ (2013).  A Passenger-Focused Management Approach to the Measurement of Train Delay Impacts, TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD: JOURNAL OF THE TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD, (In Press).

Trompet M, Parasram R, Anderson, RJ (2013). Benchmarking Disaggregate Customer Satisfaction Scores Between Bus Operators In Different Cities and Countries, TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD: JOURNAL OF THE TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD, (In Press).

Melo PC, Harris NG, Graham DJ, Anderson RJ, Barron, A (2011). Determinants of Delay Incident Performance of Urban Metros, TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD: JOURNAL OF THE TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD, Vol 2216, Pages 10-18.

Allport RJ, Anderson RJ (2011). Managing strategic risk: the worldwide experience of metros, Proceedings of the ICE - Management, Procurement and Law, Volume 164, Issue 4, Pages 173 to180 .

Graham DJ, Crotte A, Anderson RJ (2009). A Dynamic Panel Analysis of Urban Metro Demand Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Volume 45, Pages 787-794.

Trompet M, Anderson RJ, Graham DJ (2009). Variability in Comparable Performance of Urban Bus Operators, TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD: JOURNAL OF THE TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD, Vol 2111, Pages 177-184.

Harris NG, Anderson RJ  (2007). An international comparison of urban rail boarding and alighting rates, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, Vol. 221, No. 4, Pages 521-526.

Graham D, Glaister S, Anderson RJ  (2005). The effects of area deprivation on the incidence of child and adult pedestrian casualties in England, ACCIDENT ANALYSIS AND PREVENTION, Vol:37, Pages:125-135.

Conferences

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Brage-Ardao R, Graham DJ and Anderson RJ (2015). Determinants of Rolling Stock Maintenance Cost in Metros.  Proceedings of the the 94th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA.

Anderson RJ, Harris NG, Graham DJ and Haoije L (2014). The Impact of Urban Rail Boarding and Alighting Factors.  Presentation and proceedings of the 93rd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA.

Anderson RJ  (2013). Utilising Benchmarking to Improve Metro Operations.  Invited keynote address, ASIA PACIFIC RAIL 2013, Hong Kong.   

Anderson RJ, Condry BJ  (2013). International Public Transport Benchmarking:  Can It Be Useful? Invited address, TRANSPORT ECONOMISTS GROUP, London.

Findlay N, Anderson RJ (2013). Fares and Funding Policies to Support Sustainable Metros, UITP FARE MANGEMENT CONFERENCE, Izmir, Turkey.  Invited speaker; address given by Findlay N.

Trompet M, Parasram R, Anderson RJ (2013). Benchmarking Disaggregate Customer Satisfaction Scores Between Bus Operators In Different Cities and Countries.  Proceedings of the the 92st Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA.

Cohen JM, Anderson RJ, Melo PC, Graham DJ and Hirsch R  (2013). Air Quality Regulation in Metropolitan Railways: A Benchmarking Approach. Proceedings of the 92st Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA.

Parasram R, Steel  R, Maxwell RJ , Anderson RJ, Hirsch R, Melo PC  (2013). A Practical Framework For Metro Maintenance Management. Proceedings of the 92st Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA.

Anderson RJ, Allport RJ, Findlay N  (2012). Metro Financial Sustainability:   Benchmark Management for Urban Rail.  Invited address, WORLD BANK CHINA RAIL WORKSHOP, Beijing, China.   Also presented by invitation to the Ministry of Transport (MOT) of the Government of the People's Republic of China, Beijing.

Anderson RJ, Karathodorou N (2012). Maximizing the potential for metros to reduce energy consumption and deliver low-carbon transportation in cities. Invited address, Rail Power Europe Conference, Berlin, Germany.

Anderson RJ, Barron A, Findlay N, Allport RJ  (2012). Global metro challenges and the strategies to tackle them. Invited address, Metrorail Conference, London.

Anderson RJ, Findlay N, Graham DJ  (2012). Improving Fares and Funding Policies to Support Sustainable Metros.  Paper presented at the 91st Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA.

Anderson RJ  (2012). Funding Sustainable Mass Transit. Invited address, Associao Portuguesa para o Desenvolvimento dos Sistemas Integrados de Transportes, February 2012 Session, Lisbon, Portugal.

Anderson RJ, Graham DJ  (2010). The Economics of Fare Regulation for Metros. Invited address, 3rd UITP International Conference on Public Transport Financing, Hong Kong.

Anderson RJ, Allport RJ  (2010). The Strategic Importance of Urban Railway Benchmarking. Invited address, 17th Annual Asia Rail Congress, Singapore.

Anderson RJ, Findlay N, Trompet M  (2010). Funding Metros: Lessons learned from the CoMET and Nova Benchmarking Groups. Invited address and paper, MetroRail Conference, London.

Anderson RJ, Maxwell RJ, Harris NG  (2009). Maximizing the potential for metros to reduce energy consumption and deliver low-carbon transportation in cities. Invited address and paper, MetroRail Asia Conference, Delhi.

Anderson RJ (2008). Lessons Learned from International Benchmarking. Invited address, ATOC NATIONAL TASK FORCE GOOD PRACTICE FAIR, London.

Anderson RJ, Graham DJ (2006). Nova and CoMET: Improving the management and delivery of mass public transportation in cities. Keynote address, NOVA SYMPOSIUM, public conference, Buenos  Aires, Argentina.

Anderson RJ (2006). CoMET and Nova Update. Invited address, 81st UITP Metro Assembly, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Anderson RJ (2006). International benchmarking: The experience in metro railways. Invited speaker, OFFICE OF THE RAIL REGULATOR RAIL BENCHMARKING WORKSHOP, London.

Anderson RJ (2005).Transport Performance and the Data Clubs Approach. Invited address,  ESRC International Public Service Rankings Conference, London.

Anderson RJ, Hirsch R, Trompet M, et al (2003). Developing Benchmarking methodologies for Rail Infrastructure Maintenance Management Companies. Presentation to the European Transport Conference, Strasbourg, France.

Anderson R, Adeney W (2001). Lessons from an International Railway Benchmarking Study: Process and Benefits. Presentation to the APTA Rail Transit Conference, Boston, USA.

Selected Reports

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Recent reports (2012 to 2015) authored and co-authored. 

RTSC (2015). Worldwide Review of Contractual and Regulatory Performance Indicators.  Report prepared for Metro Rio.  

RTSC, The Railway Consultancy Ltd. (2013). Dwell Time Recalibration. Report prepared for London Underground Ltd.

RTSC (2013). Metro Fare and Performance Regulation,  2012 Update. Report prepared for the Hong Kong Mass Transit Railway Ltd.

RTSC (2013).  Accessibility and Safety for Elderly, Disabled, and Mobility-Restricted People, Case Study Report, CoMET 2012.  Report prepared for the Community of Metros (CoMET).

RTSC (2013).  Energy Saving Strategies, Case Study Report, CoMET 2012.  Report prepared for the Community of Metros (CoMET).

RTSC (2013) Improving Incident Response and Recovery: Phase 2, Case Study Report, CoMET 2012.  Report prepared for the Community of Metros (CoMET).

RTSC (2012). Key Performance Indicators, Report prepared for the Community of Metros (CoMET).

RTSC (2012). Key Performance Indicators, Report prepared for the Nova Group of Metros.

RTSC (2012).  Causal Factors of Cost, Case Study Report, Nova Phase 14.  Report prepared for the Nova Group of Metros.

RTSC (2012).  Driver Productivity, Case Study Report, Nova Phase 14.  Report prepared for the Nova Group of Metros.

RTSC (2012).  Rolling Stock Replacement vs. Refurbishment, Case Study Report, Nova Phase 14.  Report prepared for the Nova Group of Metros.

 

Other notable reports authored or co-authored:

Arup, RTSC (2013). Network Rail bottom-up benchmarking review -2012 update.  Report prepared for the UK Office of the Rail Regulator and Network Rail.

Arup, RTSC (2012). Network Rail Bottom-Up Benchmarking Programme Audit.  Report prepared for the UK Office of the Rail Regulator and Network Rail.

RTSC (2009). Escalator Asset Management Drill-Down Study, CoMET 2009 Report. Anonymised report prepared for London Underground Ltd. (industrial research report, reviewed by peer metros).

RTSC (2003). Improved Tools for Railway Capacity and Access Management, IMPROVERAIL Deliverable 3: Benchmarking Exercise in Railway Infrastructure Management.  Report prepared for the European Commission.

Graham DJ, Glaister S, Anderson, RJ (2002). Child pedestrian casualties in England: the effect of area deprivation.  Report published by the Institute of Public Policy Research.

Graham DJ, Anderson RJ, Glaister S, Travers T (2001).  A reassessment of the economic case for CrossRail. Report published by the Corporation of the City of London.