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Section Details

Chair: David Woods

Secretary: Richard Wells

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Meeting Venue

Manchester Metropolitan University, Room E0.05, John Dalton Building, Chester Street, Manchester, M1 5GD at 12:30 for 13:00 start.

Please follow link to events calendar for details of section meetings  


Section Programme

Thursday 16th January 2020 - MMU, Manchester

Future Track Robustness for Climate Change (Robert Ampomah, S&C Engineering Expert, Network Rail)

Thursday 20th February 2020 - MMU, Manchester

Asset Managing Materials by Rail (Abisola Akoni and Dave Brooks, Network Rail)

Wednesday 4th March 2020 - Manchester Conference Centre

PWI North West Technical Seminar - Utilising New Technology on Railways

Thursday 19th March 2020 - Online Meeting

Introduction to Rail (David Woods, Track Designer, Network Rail)

***CANCELLED*** Thursday 16th April 2020 - MMU, Manchester

Haifa to Nazareth Tram Train (Dave Parry, WSP) Due to the Corona Virus - COVID-19, this meeting has now been cancelled. Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Thursday 21st May 2020 - MMU, Manchester

OLE and Track Interface (Martin O'Connor)

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 18th June 2020 - MMU, Manchester

Maintenance (Danny Teece and Jeff Pearson, Network Rail)

Thursday 16th July 2020 - MMU, Manchester

BIM-Update (Lawrence Chapman)