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Section Details

Chairman: Alastair Roberts

Secretary: Lynne Garner

Mob: 07494 753652, e-mail: lynnegarner79@icloud.com

Meeting Venues 

The Town Crier Inn, City Road, Chester, CH1 3AE. Meeting from 18:15 for light refreshments for a 18:30 start.

**NEW VENUE for 2019** Thompson Building, Atkins Rail Ltd, Technical Investigation CentreGresty Road, Crewe, CW2 6EH. Lunchtime meeting from 12:00 until 13:30 with a light lunch included.

Please follow link to events calendar for details of section meetings

 

Section Programme

Thursday 10th January 2019 - The Town Crier Inn

Confidential Reporting: An important part of your safety management system (Katie Healy, CIRAS)N.B. Change of paper & speaker!

Thursday 7th February 2019 - Atkins Rail Ltd, Technical Investigation Centre, Crewe

All Change at Crewe (David Gordon, Network Rail & Suzanne Mathieson, HS2) *Lunchtime meeting at new venue* ***Now Fully Booked***

Thursday 14th February 2019 - The Town Crier Inn

Rail Milling (Bob Hardwell, Senior Engineer, STE, Network Rail)

Thursday 7th March 2019 -  *** CANCELLED***Atkins Rail Ltd, Technical Investigation Centre, Crewe

Infrastructure: A System of Parts (Roy Hickman, Fugro & Vice President, PWI) ***Cancelled due to venue being unavailable***

Thursday 14th March 2019 - The Town Crier Inn

Electrification Schemes: Technical, Delivery & Authorisation Challenges (John Fry, Technical Head E&P, Infrastructure Projects, Network Rail)

Thursday 4th April 2019 - Atkins Rail Ltd, Technical Investigation Centre, Crewe

Five Decades of Derailment Investigation (Mike McLoughlin, Managing Director, XDrail Ltd) *Lunchtime meeting, please book as spaces are limited*

Thursday 11th April 2019 - The Town Crier Inn

Level Crossings - Suitable & Sufficient Risk Assessments (Andrew Allen, Senior Engineer, Aegis)

Thursday 2nd May 2019 - Atkins Rail Ltd, Technical Investigation Centre, Crewe

Resignalling on Merseyside: Weaver - Wavertree Project (Peter Veryard, Network Rail & Les Fox, Atkins) *Lunchtime meeting, please book as spaces are limited*

Thursday 9th May 2019 - The Town Crier Inn

Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway Improvements (Ian Hartill, Project Manager, Ff&WHR)

Thursday 6th June 2019 - Atkins Rail Ltd, Technical Investigation Centre, Crewe

Level Crossings - Suitable and Sufficient Risk Assessments (Andrew Allen, Senior Engineer, Aegis) *Lunchtime meeting, please book as spaces are limited*

Thursday 13th June 2019 - The Town Crier Inn

21st Century Track Engineering: A Transport for London Perspective & Presidential Visit (Stephen Barber, PWI President)

 Saturday 15th June 2019 - County Hotel, 9 Botchergate, Carlisle

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