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Section Details

Chairman: Andy Packham, e-mail:, mob: 07583 610398

Secretary: Stacey Johnson, e-mail:, mob: 07587 086220

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 21st September 2017 - Derby

Rail Drainage: The Network Rail Perspective (Mona Sihota, Network Rail)

Wednesday 18th October 2017 - Nottingham

The East-West Rail Project (Alex Heward, Laing O'Rourke)

Tuesday 21st November 2017 - Derby

Railway Earthworks Slopes: Known Unknowns & Novel Monitoring Techniques (Professor Neil Dixon & Dr Alastair Smith, University of Loughborough)

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 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)