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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

Station Hotel, Butler Street, Preston PR1 8BN 17:30 for 18:00

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

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

Please click here to download the April 2021 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.

Thursday 5 October 2021 - Technical Seminar

PWI North West Technical Seminar - Hit the North. Booking now open!