• 49 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
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Biography

Mr Hughes has worked in industry as a railway safety specialist since 1992. He has worked for British Rail in the UK and in Australia for the state railways in Queensland as Safety Risk Manager, as well as for Ansaldo STS as the System Safety Manager. His specialist skills are in risk management, railway safety management systems, and accident investigation. Mr Hughes is also a specialist in level crossing safety; he led the team that developed the risk management processes used for level crossing safety assessment in Australia and New Zealand. He has also provided level crossing safety advice to the Parliament of New South Wales and the Supreme Court of Victoria.

In 2011, Mr Hughes established a specialist consulting business to provide specialist safety advice to the Australian railway industry. As a result of this work he also took up a directorship with an Australian technology company that develops innovative level crossing safety equipment.

In September 2014, Mr Hughes moved to the UK to take up a role as Principle Enterprise Fellow with the Institute of Railway Research.

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  • 49 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 12 Conference contribution
  • 10 Article
  • 1 Chapter

An interactive machine-learning method to obtain safety information from free text

Hughes, P., Van Gulijk, C. & El Rashidy, R., Sep 2019, Proceedings of the 29th European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL 2019). Beer, M. & Zio, E. (eds.). p. 46-54 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  • Detection of high-speed red-aspect approaches using a multi-data approach

    El Rashidy, R., Hughes, P. & Van Gulijk, C., 1 Dec 2019, In : Safety Science. 120, p. 583-588 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Extracting safety information from multi-lingual accident reports using an ontology-based approach

    Hughes, P., Robinson, R., Figueres Esteban, M. & Van Gulijk, C., 1 Oct 2019, In : Safety Science. 118, p. 288-297 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Traverses, Delays and Fatalities at Railway Level Crossings in Great Britain

    Evans, A. & Hughes, P., 1 Aug 2019, In : Accident Analysis and Prevention. 129, p. 66-75 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • A big data modeling approach with graph databases for SPAD risk

    El Rashidy, R., Hughes, P., Figueres Esteban, M., Harrison, C. & Van Gulijk, C., Dec 2018, In : Safety Science. 110, Part B, p. 75-79 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 5 Citations (Scopus)

    Activities

    • 5 Oral presentation

    The 12th World Congress on Railway Research (WCRR 2019)

    Roger Goodall (Speaker), Riccardo Licciardello (Speaker), Sebastian Stichel (Speaker), Peter Hughes (Speaker)
    30 Oct 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Digital BowTies for safety delivery on the GB railways

    Coen Van Gulijk (Speaker), Miguel Figueres Esteban (Speaker), Liz Davies (Speaker), Peter Hughes (Speaker), Rawia El Rashidy (Speaker)
    29 Oct 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Operational Safety Indicators Using Real Train Driving Data

    Rawia El Rashidy (Speaker), Peter Hughes (Speaker), Miguel Figueres Esteban (Speaker), Coen Van Gulijk (Speaker)
    8 Nov 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Big Data for Risk Analysis: The Future of Safer Railways

    Coen Van Gulijk (Speaker), Peter Hughes (Speaker), Miguel Figueres Esteban (Speaker)
    7 Jun 2016

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Big Data Risk Analysis for Railway Safety

    Coen Van Gulijk (Speaker), Peter Hughes (Speaker), Miguel Figueres Esteban (Speaker)
    31 May 2016

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation