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Section Details

Chair: Tom Wilson


Acting Secretary: Jim Watson, Arisaig, 1 Glenview Drive, Falkirk, FK1 5JT

mob: 07590 929107, e-mail:


Meeting Venue

WSP Offices, 7th Floor, 110 Queen Street, Glasgow, G1 3BX. All meetings start at 17.30, with sandwiches, tea/coffee available from 17.00.

Please arrange to be at the building no later than 17:15 as building security is not available after this time and you may not be able to gain entry. A networking reception will take place after the presentation.

Please follow link to events calendar for details of section meetings


Section Programme

Wednesday 12th February 2020 - Sloans Restaurant, Glasgow

Future of Rail Competition: REF Scotland

Wednesday 19th February 2020 - WSP Offices, 110 Queen Street, Glasgow

Rail Challenges and Opportunities in New Zealand (Phil Kirkland, PWI Vice President, North England) N.B. Change of paper and speaker!

Wednesday 18th March 2020 - WSP Offices, 110 Queen Street, Glasgow

Glasgow Subway Improvements ( John Campbell, SPT, Glasgow) & Section AGM

Wednesday 15th April 2020 - Online Meeting

Sustainable Infrastructure Renewals (Brian Beck, Network Rail, Glasgow) Please click on the following link to join the meeting  PWI Glasgow - April Webinar Registration

Wednesday 20th May 2020 - Online Meeting

The Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway: 40 Years in the Making (Jim Watson & Andrew Anderson) Please click on the following link to join the meeting Glasgow PWI - May Technical Presentation

Wednesday 3rd June 2020 - Online Meeting

Aberdeen to Inverurie Redoubling (Robert McCafferty, Technical Head of Track,  BAM Nuttall)

Wednesday 16th September 2020 - WSP Offices, 110 Queen Street, Glasgow

UAV Surveying and Modelling (Gerald Brown & Kevin Bryce, Ariel Mapping Solutions)

Wednesday 21st October 2020 - WSP Offices, 110 Queen Street, Glasgow

Professional Development and Registration (Dr Brian Counter, Technical Director, PWI)

Wednesday 18th November 2020 - WSP Offices, 110 Queen Street, Glasgow

Railvac: Vacuum Excavation for Renewals, Enhancement & Maintenance Work (Lasse Rosvic, Railcare)

Wednesday 16th December 2020 - WSP Offices, 110 Queen Street, Glasgow

Gauging: Recent Developments (Speaker TBC, Rail Scotland)

Tuesday 27th April 2021 - Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

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