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Section Details

Chairman: Andy Franklin, mob: 07824 410762

Secretary: Andrew Wilson, Waunglyncath, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, SA18 2UP

mob: 07974 809639, e-mail:

Meeting Venues

Network Rail Office, 5th Floor, 5 Callaghan Square, Cardiff, CF10 5BT at 17:15.

Meetings will be held on the second Monday of each month unless otherwise stated

Please follow link to events calendar for details of section meetings

Please click here to download the April 2017 section newsletter


Section Programme

Monday 8th May 2017 -  Network Rail's, Ninian Park Infrastructure Maintenance Depot

Demonstration and Presentation: Rail Steel and Thermit Welding (Alan Binstead, Thermit Welding)

Monday 12th June 2017 - Cardiff

Railcare Vacuum System: Capabilities by Case Studies (Simon Twiner, Railcare Sweden Ltd)

Monday 11th September 2017 - Cardiff

The Gulf Oil Branch: Construction, Operation & Future 1968 - 2016 (Dick Watts, Chief Civil Engineers Office, BR Western Region)

Monday 9th October 2017 - Cardiff

Light Rail Systems in their Environments (Alan Wilkins, The Light Rail Association)

Monday 13th November 2017 - Wales Route Operations Centre

Section Visit and Presentation at Wales Route Operations Centre (Tim Ball, Route Operations Manager, Network Rail, Wales Route)