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Section Details

Chair: Vacancy

Secretary: Phil Kirkland

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Meeting Venue

Newcastle College Rail Academy, William Street, Felling, Gateshead, NE10 0JP, from 15:45 with light refreshments for a 16:00 start. 

Please follow link to events calendar for details of section meetings


Section Programme

Tuesday 4th February 2020 - Felling, Gateshead 

Aspects of Railway Safety (Chris Hext, Director Safety, Powerlines Group)

***POSTPONED until further notice*** Tuesday 7th April 2020 - Felling, Gateshead

Mechanised Maintenance Update (Tim Stafford, Robel (UK) Ltd) & Presidential Visit, Joan Heery, President, PWI) 

***POSTPONED until further notice *** Tuesday 9th June 2020 - Felling, Gateshead

Edinburgh to Glasgow Electrification (Mark Churchill, Principle OLE Engineer, Amey Consulting) 

***POSTPONED until further notice*** Saturday 13th June 2020 - Carlisle 

Annual Intersection Quiz - with teams taking part from Edinburgh, Manchester & Liverpool, Lancaster, Barrow & Carlisle, North East, Cheshire & North Wales and Glasgow Sections. 

Tuesday 8th September 2020 - Felling, Gateshead

Metro Bridge Replacements (Grant Wellford & Duncan Manning, Nexus Renewals Team)

Tuesday 10th November 2020 - Felling, Gateshead

The Work of Rhomberg Sersa (Carl Garrud, Director, Rhomberg Sersa (UK) Ltd)

Tuesday 27th April 2021 - Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

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

N.B. Change of date due to the Corona Virus COVID-19