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Our people - Alastair Duff

Alastair Duff. FCILT; MIHT
Transport Strategy Advisor
27 Priory Road, Newbury, Berks RG14 7QS
Tel: 0163549472/ Mobile: 0774 023 7718
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Alastair Duff

Services Provided

  • Advice on developing airport surface access strategies.
  • Adapting rail access to airport needs.
  • Developing airports as regional multi-modal hubs.
  • Advice on mobility management plans adapted to airport needs.
  • Management of terminal buildings and baggage handling.
  • Planning and operating airport passenger transport interchanges.
  • Passenger and employee travel information needs.

Selected Achievements

  • Taking Heathrow Express through the Parliamentary planning process, whilst solving design issues associated with adapting rail to airport needs. Establishing dedicated downtown check in and baggage handling in London for Heathrow Express.
  • In association with the Highways Agency designing, building and financing the M4 Spur Bus Lane, the first on a motorway in the UK.
  • Establishing the Heathrow Area Transport Forum in 1994 and chairing it to date. Writing the DETR Guidance on Airport Forums published in 1999.
  • Writing 5 Year Airport Surface Access Strategies at Heathrow and Stansted between 1994 and 2008.
  • Developing the first Airport Mobility Management plans in the UK for Heathrow and Stansted.
  • Chairman Association for Commuter Transport 2001-2004.
  • Managing Director Aberdeen Airport 1986-1990
  • Colonel, Engineering & Logistics Staff Corps, advising the Ministry of Defence on relevant issues.

Recent Projects

ASAS 2008-2012
Writing Airport Surface Access Strategy (5 Year Transport Plan)
Advisor to Translink
Advisor on managerial aspects as required
Airport Planning in India
Advising on airport surface access design for new airports at Hyderabad and New Delhi, India
ASAS 2004-2009
Writing and publishing Airport Surface Access Strategy (5 Year Transport Plan)
M4 Spur Bus Lane
Designing, building and financing the first Motorway bus lane in the UK, in association with the Highways Agency.
Heathrow Express
Obtaining planning approvals through Parliamentary process for Heathrow Express Railway.
Planning facilities for two stations at Heathrow and at Paddington.

Detailed design standards for rolling stock
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