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Section Details

Chairman: Paul Richards

Vice Chairman: Andy Packham

Secretary: John Garlick,, mobile:07532071727

Meeting Venues

Aston Court Hotel, opposite Derby station, Derby DE1 2SL at 18.30                        

Jurys Inn Hotel, Station Street, Nottingham NG2 3BJ at 18.30

Please follow link to events calendar for details of section meetings


Section Programme

Thursday 18th January 2018 - Derby

Determination of Loading for Track Design (Barnaby Temple, Rhomberg Sersa)

Tuesday 20th February 2018 - Derby 

The Attraction of Magnetic Track Brakes (Liam Purcell, Ricardo Rail)

Tuesday 20th March 2018 - Nottingham

NR60 MK II S&C Introduction (Ian Bostock, Network Rail)

Wednesday 18th April 2018 - Progress Rail Factory, Sandiacre

Technical Visit to Progress Rail Factory please contact

Wednesday 25th April 2018 - Nottingham

Jacking Up Masonry Arch Bridges for Increased Clearance (John Kenills, Freyssinet)

Tuesday 22nd May 2018 - Derby

Network Rail's Management of Earthworks (Simon Abbot, Network Rail)

Tuesday 25th September 2018 - Derby

The Ordsall Chord (Matthew Benson, Network Rail) 

Thursday 18th October 2018 - Nottingham

The Kettering to Corby Upgrade Project (Tom Bacon & Simon Fuller, Carillion)

Wednesday 21st November 2018 - Derby

Tracks to the Future & S-Code Switch Design (Professor Roger Dixon, The University of Birmingham)