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Section Details

Chair: Russell Kimber

Vice Chair: Vacancy

Secretary: Mark Taylor, mob: 07710 959630, e-mail: mark.taylor5@networkrail.co.uk

 

Meeting Venue

Upstairs Function Room, The Scots Guards Club, 2 Clifton Terrace, Opposite Haymarket Station, Edinburgh, EH12 5DR at 18.00.

Please follow link to events calendar for details of section meetings

 

Section Programme

Thursday 9th January 2020 - Mad Hatter Pub, 8 Torphichen Place, EH3 8DU

AGM & Annual Social Quiz hosted by Alan Morrison N.B. Change of venue!

Thursday 6th February 2020 - Scots Guards Club

High Speed Handbacks of Track Renewal Sites (John Oates, Professional Head of Track & Design, Babcock International Group)

Thursday 5th March 2020 - Scots Guards Club

Composite Components at Newark Flat Crossing (Phil Winship, Principle Engineer, Network Rail)

***CANCELLED*** Thursday 2nd April 2020 - Scots Guards Club

"Mind the Gap" - Gauging (Rob Lacey, Principle Engineer, Network Rail) Due to the Corona Virus - COVID-19, this meeting has now been cancelled. Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Thursday 7th May 2020 - Scots Guards Club

Kintore New Station & A2i Update (Robert McCafferty, Technical Head of Track, BAM Nuttall)

Saturday 13th June 2020 - County Hotel, 9 Botchergate, Carlisle 

Annual Intersection Quiz - with teams taking part from Edinburgh, Manchester & Liverpool, Lancaster, Barrow & Carlisle, North East, Cheshire & North Wales and Glasgow Sections

Thursday 3rd September 2020 - Scots Guards Club

Photogrammetry in Rail (Colin McAteer, Programme Manager (BIM), Network Rail)

Thursday 1st October 2020 - Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

PWI Scotland Technical Seminar - Electrification: delivering the business case. Booking now open!

N.B. Change of date due to the Corona Virus COVID-19

Thursday 1st October 2020 - Scots Guards Club

Next generation cast manganese crossings verified by computer modelling and unique physical testing (Hannah Persson, Progress Rail)

Thursday 5th November 2020 - Scots Guards Club

Far North (lines) Track Maintenance Partnership (Jamie McPherson, Project Manager, Stobart Rail) 

Friday 4th December 2020 - Technical Tour

Details TBC