Nathan Darroch


    Accepting PhD Students

    PhD projects

    urban and transport planning/management

    • 7 Citations

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    Personal profile


    Personal interests

    Self-study and developing knowledge of transport systems, especially railway-based systems, their history and socio-economic effects and affects on local, national, and international environments, for over 35 years.

    Volunteered  on heritage railways undertaking restoration, repair, maintenance, and operation of steam and diesel/diesel-electric locomotives, units, and rolling stock, for over 34 years.

    Selected employment

    Between 2001 and present, worked in the public transport industry in London, as:

    • a bus driver;
    • tram driver;
    • within London Underground and Transport for London, as an asset data manager, researching and advising on the multi-disciplinary (legal, civil engineering, asset management, geographical, and historical) presence, property, and protection interfaces of London Underground and Transport for London infrastructure and its interfaces with external stakeholders (land and property owners; Network Rail; local planning and highway authorities; utilities providers).


    Education/Academic qualification

    Physical Sciences, Doctoral Degree

    Apr 2014Nov 2019

    Award Date: 29 Apr 2020

    Arts & Social Sciences, Masters Degree, University of York

    Sep 2007Sep 2009

    Award Date: 2 Nov 2009

    External positions

    Member/Chair Industrial Advisory Panel, London South Bank University

    2017 → …

    Visiting Lecturer, London South Bank University

    2017 → …

    Area of Expertise

    • History
    • Transport
    • Railways
    • Metro
    • Tramway
    • Legislation
    • Architecture, Built Environment and Planning
    • Urban
    • Planning
    • Management
    • Transport
    • Engineering: Civil and Construction
    • infrastructure
    • asset
    • management
    • metro
    • railway
    • Geography and Environmental Studies
    • urban
    • transport
    • planning
    • management
    • Law
    • Legislation
    • Covenants
    • property
    • ownership

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    Research Output

    • 7 Citations
    • 2 Article
    Open Access
  • 3 Citations (Scopus)
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    A conceptual framework for land use and metro infrastructure

    Darroch, N., Beecroft, M. & Nelson, J., 19 Dec 2016, In : Infrastructure Asset Management. 3, 4, p. 122-131 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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