With apologies to the philosopher George Santayana, I’ll make the point that the BMW Head Up Display technology is in fact not the unalloyed blessing premised by BMW in their marketing material.
Provided as part of the QR show bag for the CORE 2012 conference. The irony of a detachable cab being completely unintentional…
On the subject of near misses…
Presumably the use of the crew cab as an escape pod was not actually high on the list of design goals for the 4000 and 4100 class locomotives, and thankfully the locomotives involved in the recent derailment at Ambrose were unmanned.
Re-development is being carried out by Technical Program Delivery Ltd and the original authoring team of Dr Rob Davis, Paul Cheeseman and Bruce Elliot.
As with the original this incarnation is intended to be advisory rather than mandatory, nor does it tie itself to a particular legislative regime.
Volume one of the iESM containing the key processes in 36 pages is now available free of charge from the iESM’s website, enjoy.