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Section Details

Chair: Liam Purcell

Vice Chair: Paul Richards

Secretary: John Garlick,, mobile:07532071727


Meeting Venues

Aston Court Hotel, Midland Road, Derby DE1 2SL at 17.30, light refreshments from 17:00.              

Jurys Inn Hotel, Station Street, Nottingham NG2 3BJ at 18.30, light refreshments from 18:00.

Please follow link to events calendar for details of section meetings


Section Programme

Tuesday 22 September 2020 - Online Meeting

Rail Regulation and the Track Engineer (Steve Fletcher & Dermot Kelly, ORR) & Section AGM

Wednesday 21 October 2020 - Online Meeting

Newark Flat Crossing (Phil Winship, Network Rail)

Thursday 26 November 2020 - Online Meeting

Resilience and Climate Change (Robert Ampomah, Engineering Expert (S&C), Safety, Technical & Engineering, Network Rail)

Wednesday 20 January 2021 - Online Meeting

Dry Ice for Cleaning Rail Head (Prof. Roger Lewis & Prof. David Fletcher, Sheffield University)

Tuesday 16 February 2021 - Online Meeting

Derailment Investigation (Dr Mark Burstow, Network Rail)

Wednesday 17 March 2021 - Online Meeting

The History of CWR and Hot Weather Management or Derailment Risk and S&C (Andy Franklin, Network Rail and Vice President, PWI)

Thursday 15 April 2021 - Online Meeting

The outlook for Tram Train Schemes in the UK and lessons learnt from Sheffied Supertram (Ian Ambrose, Network Rail) & Section AGM

Wednesday 19 May 2021 - Online Meeting

An overview of HS2 railway systems with a focus on high speed track design (Matt Hunt, HS2)

Thursday 5 October 2021 - Technical Seminar

PWI North West Technical Seminar - Hit the North. Booking now open!