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Section Details

Chair: Morris Smith

Secretary: Martin Wooff

mob: 07487 652622, (09:00 - 21:00 daily), e-mail:


Meeting Venue

The Pullman Room, The Cosmopolitan Hotel, 2 Lower Briggate, Leeds LS1 4AE.

Meetings are on the third Tuesday of each month from September to May and begin with light refreshments at 17:30 for 18:00 start.  Meetings vary in length and occasionally extend beyond 20:00.

Please follow link to events calendar for details of section meetings

Please click on the here to download the January 2020 newsletter


Section Programme

Tuesday 17th September 2019 - National Railway Museum, York

23rd Annual North Eastern Railway Engineers’ Forum - Rail in the North East - Meeting the Challenges

Tuesday 15th October 2019 - Leeds

New Zealand: The Kaikoura Job; Rebuilding Kiwirails's Main North Line (Phil Kirkland, Head of Maintenance Delivery, Nexus and PWI Vice President North England)

Wednesday 30th October 2019 - Hitachi Rail, Newton Aycliffe

Technical Visit to Hitachi Rail at Newton Aycliffe - to book your space please contact Martin Wooff 07847 652622

Tuesday 19th November 2019 - Leeds

Construction of Selby Diversion (Hugh Fenwick, Fellow, PWI)

Tuesday 10th December 2019 - Leeds

Narrow Gauge Railways - A Worldwide Glimpse (Morris Smith, PWI Honorary Life Member)

Tuesday 21st January 2020 - Leeds

High Output Track Renewals - Ready for CP6 (Mark Eves, High Output, Network Rail)

Tuesday 18th February 2020 -Leeds

On Track Plant (Alan Huddart, Story Contracting)

Tuesday 17th March 2020 - Leeds

Landslip detection and prevention (Claire Brint) & PWI Presidential Visit (Joan Heery, President, PWI)

Tuesday 21st April 2020 - Leeds

Overhead Traction Electrification: Energy Efficiency and Decarbonisation Delivered (Peter Dearman, Network Rail)

Tuesday 19th May 2020 - Leeds

Details TBC