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Section Details

Chair: Thomas Utley

Vice Chair: Michael Brain

Secretary: Sean Tarrant

mob: 07764 429211, e-mail:


Meeting Venues 

Transport for London, Ground Floor, Palestra House197 Blackfriars Road, London, SE1 8NJ Opposite Southwark tube station. Click here for map.

Transport for London, 5 Endeavour Square, Stratford, London, E20 1JN.


Please follow link to events calendar for details of section meetings


Section Programme 

Wednesday 13 January 2021 - Online Meeting

The Challenges of Maintaining a High speed Railway - Dr Sin Sin Hsu, Principal Track Engineer, HS1

Thursday 28 January 2021 - Online Workshop

PWI Routes to Professional Registration - Paul Ebbutt, PWI Development Officer, South

Monday 8 February 2021 - Online Meeting

Northern Line Extension - Nick Miller, Project Engineer, NLE Tunnels, Shafts and Linewide, TfL

Wednesday 10 March 2021 - Online Meeting

Barking Riverside Extension - David Mansfield, Programme Engineering Manager, London Overground Projects         

Wednesday 14 April 2021 - Online Meeting

Techs Factor Competition - papers from Richard Stengel, Flavia Giurca and Morgan Fouracre 

Wednesday 12 May - Online Meeting

London Section Quiz 

Monday 7 June 2021 - Online Meeting

Bank Station Upgrade - William Millar Smith, Project Engineer, TfL and Section AGM

Monday 13 September 2021 - Online Meeting

Presidential Address - Nick Millington, President, PWI

Monday 11 October 2021 - Venue TBC

Cardiff Valley Lines Electrification - Nick Rowe, Amey

Monday 8 November 2021 - Venue TBC

Achilles Programme - Kevin Briggs, University of Bath and Fleur Loveridge, University of Leeds

Monday 6 December 2021 - Venue TBC

Welsh Highland Railway - Andy Savage, Railway Heritage Trust

Monday 10 January 2022 - Venue TBC

DLR upgrade - Zoe Wormald, TfL

Wednesday 9 February 2022 - Venue TBC

Induction Welding - Nick Matthews, Network Rail

Monday 7 March 2022 - Venue TBC

Integrated Track Team - Chrisma Jain and Amy Pearce, TfL

Wednesday 6 April 2022 - Venue TBC

Techs Factor Competition

Monday 9 May 2022 - Venue TBC

Manchester Metro - Jen McKinney, Amey

Wednesday 8 June 2022 - Venue TBC

Positives + negatives of railway electrification - John Dolan, Consultant and PWI Fellow