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'Manchester & Liverpool Section'

Manchester & Liverpool Section Meeting - Railway Infrastructure - A System of Parts

Date: 17/10/2019 12:30

Railway Infrastructure - A System of Parts (Roy Hickman, PWI Vice President)

How the track engineer needs to understand not just his own asset but how it affects and is affected by its adjacent assets.

Meeting from 12:30 with light refreshments for a 13:00 start.

Manchester & Liverpool Section Meeting - Building and Operating the Thai Burma Railway During WWII

Date: 21/11/2019 12:30

Building and Operating the Thai Burma Railway During WWII (Les Fox, Atkins)

One of the most extraordinary engineering achievements of World War 2 and arguably of any railway engineering project in recent times was the construction of the Thai – Burma Railway. Using shear manpower with just primitive tools and equipment, the 415 km long railway was constructed right through the monsoon season in the rugged, uninhabited and densely vegetated Thai Burma Jungle. This railway was ...

Manchester & Liverpool Section Meeting - Pecha Kucha - PWay

Date: 19/12/2019 17:30

Pecha Kucha - PWay (Speakers TBC)

The December meeting is based on a presentation style known as Pecha Kucha, which is 20 slides at 20 seconds per slide, ideally just using images. We are looking for young people to present at this meeting and it is the only event of the year to be held in the evening, so if you cannot normally make the lunchtime sessions this is the meeting for you.

Meeting from 12:30 with light refreshments for a 13:00 start.