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Section Details

Chair: John Parker, mob: 07921 881915, email:

Secretary: Philip Benzie, email: 


Meeting Venues

The Railway, 1 Preston Road, Leyland, PR25 4NT 17:30 for 18:00

Royal Station Hotel, Market Street, Carnforth LA5 9BT 17:30 for 18:00

Network Rail, Warton Road, Carnforth LA5 9ET at 1600 for 1630

Network Rail, North Shore Road, Whitehaven CA28 6AX at 1600 for 1630

Network Rail, Upperby Yard, Tyne Street, Carlisle CA1 2NP 16:00 for 16:30

Please follow link to events calendar for details of section meetings

Click here to download the January 2022 section newsletter.


Section Programme

Tuesday 9 February 2021 - Online Meeting

100 Feet Under to 10 Feet Above:  Landslip and Underbridge Renewal Schemes in Contrast - Stuart Witts and Tony Morgani, Murphy Group 

Tuesday 9 March 2021 - Online Meeting

Trans Pennine Route Upgrade - Graham Gornall and Zoe Stericker, BAM Nuttall

Tuesday 13 April 2021 - Online Meeting

Runcorn Widnes Railway Bridge Refurbishment - Richard Johnson and Marc Fletcher, Buckingham Group N.B. This meeting has been rescheduled from January.

POSTPONED - new date TBA - PWI Social Event at County Hotel, 9 Botchergate, Carlisle

Annual Intersection Quiz - Teams will be taking part from Cheshire & North Wales, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Lancaster Barrow & Carlisle, Manchester & Liverpool and North East sections. Date dependent on COVID restrictions being relaxed.

Tuesday 9 November 2021 - Carlisle

Rail Industry Challenges of Our Time - Nick Millington, Safety Task Force Leader, Network Rail and President, PWI 

Tuesday 14 December 2021 - Leyland

Christmas Social Meeting and Buffet

Tuesday 18 January 2022 - Carlisle

Railways of Namibia: A Comparison with Network Rail - Phil Kirkland, PWI Vice President, North of England N.B. Change of date.

Tuesday 8 February 2022 - Carnforth

Details TBC

Tuesday 8 March 2022 - Carlisle

Details TBC

Tuesday 12 April 2022 - Whitehaven

Details TBC