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Section Details

Chair: Paul Richards

Vice Chair: Liam Purcell

Secretary: John Garlick, e-mail:jgees01@btinternet.com, 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 14th January 2020 - Aston Court, Derby

Omnisurveyor/Plain Line Pattern Recognition (Steve Tait & Bryce Lane, Omnicom Balfour Beatty)

Wednesday 12th February 2020 - Jurys Inn, Nottingham

Mind the Gap - Managing 'The Platform Train Interface' (Professor Bridget Eickoff, University of Birmingham & RSSB)

Thursday 23rd April 2020 - Online Meeting

Gauging Historic Infrastructure for the 21st Century (Bridgett Eickhoff, Principal Infrastructure Engineer, RSSB)

Thursday 21st May 2020 - Online Meeting

Cost effective electrification mast foundation design (Professor William Powrie, Faculty of Engineering & Environment, University of Southampton)

Tuesday 22nd September 2020 - Aston Court Hotel, Derby

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

Monday 12th October 2020 - The Roundhouse, Derby College, Derby

Joint Meeting with IMechE - Merseyrail new Trains and Platform Interface: The System Approach (David Powell, Merseytravel)

Wednesday 21st October 2020 - Jurys Inn, Nottingham

Newark Flat Crossing (Phil Winship, Network Rail)

Thursday 26th November 2020 - Aston Court Hotel, Derby

Resilience and Climate Change (Robert Ampomah, Network Rail)

Wednesday 13th January 2021 - Aston Court Hotel, Derby

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

Tuesday 16th February 2021 - Jurys Inn, Nottingham

Derailment Investigation (Dr Mark Burstow, Network Rail)

Wednesday 17th March 2021 - Aston Court Hotel, Derby

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

Thursday 15th April 2021 - Jurys Inn, Nottingham

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

Wednesday 19th May 2021 - Aston Court Hotel, Derby

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