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'PWI Section Meetings'

***Online Meeting*** Nottingham and Derby Section Meeting - Rail Regulation and the Track Engineer

Date: 22/09/2020 17:00

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

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***Online Meeting*** West Yorkshire - Keighley and Worth Valley Bridge 11 Renewal

Date: 29/09/2020 17:00

Keighley and Worth Valley Bridge 11 Renewal  (James Barlow, Designer Engineer, Network Rail and Chief Civil Engineer, Keighley and Worth Valley Railway)

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***Online Meeting*** Milton Keynes Section Meeting - HS1 Research Initiatives

Date: 01/10/2020 12:45

HS1 Research Initiatives (Dr Sin Sin Hsu, Head of Track Engineering, HS1)

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Cheshire and North Wales Section Meeting - Level Crossing and Slab Track Systems

Date: 01/10/2020 16:15

Level Crossing and Slab Track Systems (Dr Amy de Man, Edilon Sedra)

Meeting from 16:15 to 17:45 with tea, coffee & biscuits.

***Online Meeting*** London Section - Excalibur Screwbolts

Date: 05/10/2020 16:30

Excalibur Screwbolts (Jim Clements, Senior Rail Specialist & John Stevens, Director, Excalibur Screwbolts)

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***Online Meeting*** Croydon and Brighton and Wessex Sections - Track Worker Safety in Rail Accident Investigations

Date: 06/10/2020 17:00

Track Worker Safety in Rail Accident Investigations (Mark Young, Human Factors Specialist, RAIB)

This presentation discusses track worker safety from the perspective of the Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB), as encountered in its investigations. Mark Young will be giving an insight to the RAIB, track worker investigation case studies, the accident at Margam (subject to details published at the time), finishing with a summary and lessons learned.

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***Online Meeting*** West of England Section Meeting - Bristol East Junction

Date: 07/10/2020 12:45

Bristol East Junction (Molly Evans, Network Rail)

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***Online Meeting*** Thames Valley Section Meeting - In-Possession Approvals of Rail Plant

Date: 07/10/2020 16:00

In-Possession Approvals of Rail Plant (Sam Barrett, Senior Engineer, Aegis Certification Services)

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***Online Meeting*** Birmingham Section Meeting - Details TBC

Date: 08/10/2020 12:45

Details TBC

Meeting from 12:30 for a prompt 12:45 start until 14:00

***Online Meeting*** Edinburgh Section Meeting - Next generation cast manganese crossings verified by computer modelling and unique physical testing

Date: 08/10/2020 17:30

Next generation cast manganese crossings verified by computer modelling and unique physical testing (Hannah Persson, Progress Rail)

N.B. This meeting is currently proposed to be broadcast online unless government restrictions at the time allow resumption of regular meetings at the Scots Guards club venue – please look out for updates via your monthly email or check the PWI website.

***Online Meeting*** South and West Wales Section Meeting - Infrastructure Asset Transfer for South Wales Metro

Date: 12/10/2020 17:15

Infrastructure Asset Transfer for South Wales Metro (Colin Brading, Transport for Wales)

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Nottingham and Derby Section Meeting - Joint Meeting with IMechE - Merseyrail new Trains and Platform Interface: The System Approach

Date: 12/10/2020 17:15

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

***Online Meeting*** Ashford Section - Rail Design v Computation Tamping plus review of K1250 Kirow Capabilities

Date: 13/10/2020 14:30

Rail Design v Computation Tamping plus review of K1250 Kirow Capabilities (Matt Whiting, Senior Project Manager, Sweitelsky)

 

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Exeter Section Meeting - The good old days! A look at safety

Date: 14/10/2020 15:30

The good old days! A look at safety (Mark Woollacott, Project Engineer, Network Rail)

Meeting from 15:00 with light refreshments for a 15:30 start

***Online Meeting*** Manchester and Liverpool Section Meeting - Transpire Route Upgrade - Miles Platting Line Speed Improvements

Date: 15/10/2020 13:00

Transpire Route Upgrade - Miles Platting Line Speed Improvements (Richard Wells, Associate Specialist Director, Tony Gee & Partners and a Special Guest)

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West Yorkshire Section Meeting - HS2

Date: 20/10/2020 18:00

HS2 (Gareth Dennis, Senior Permanent Way Engineer, Arcadis)

Meeting from 17:30 for a 18:00 start

***Online Meeting*** Nottingham and Derby Section Meeting - Newark Flat Crossing

Date: 21/10/2020 17:00

Newark Flat Crossing (Phil Winship, Network Rail)

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Glasgow Section Meeting - Professional Development and Registration

Date: 21/10/2020 17:30

Professional Development and Registration (Dr Brian Counter, Technical Director, PWI)

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***Online Meeting*** Croydon and Brighton and Wessex Sections - Wessex Route Permanent Way

Date: 03/11/2020 17:00

Wessex Route Permanent Way (Route Infrastructure Director, (TBC), Network Rail)

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***Online Meeting*** London Section - East West Rail

Date: 04/11/2020 16:30

East West Rail (Peter Cowens) 

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Thames Valley Section - The Role of Transport for Wales

Date: 04/11/2020 17:45

The Role of Transport for Wales (Alan Whiston, Snr. Asset Engineer for Track, Off-track and Earthworks, TfW)

Meeting from 17:45 

Cheshire and North Wales Section Meeting - Materials by Rail

Date: 05/11/2020 16:15

Materials by Rail (David Brooks, Network Rail)

Meeting from 16:15 to 17:45 with tea, coffee & biscuits.

***Online Meeting*** Edinburgh Section Meeting - Far North (lines) Track Maintenance Partnership

Date: 05/11/2020 17:30

Far North (lines) Track Maintenance Partnership (Jamie McPherson, Project Manager, Stobart Rail) 

N.B. This meeting is currently proposed to be broadcast online unless government restrictions at the time allow resumption of regular meetings at the Scots Guards club venue – please look out for updates via your monthly email or check the PWI website.

***Online Meeting*** Ashford Section Meeting - The Geotechnical Asset Management of the Rail Network in Kent

Date: 10/11/2020 14:30

The Geotechnical Asset Management of the Rail Network in Kent: White Cliffs, rain rain rain and getting ahead of the first crisis (Derek Butcher, Geotechincs, Drainage & Off Track, Network Rail, RAM)

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North East Section Meeting - The Work of Rhomberg Sersa

Date: 10/11/2020 16:15

The Work of Rhomberg Sersa (Carl Garrud, Director, Rhomberg Sersa (UK) Ltd)

Meeting from 15:45 for a 16:15 start

Exeter Section Meeting - Drainage

Date: 11/11/2020 15:30

Drainage (Dave Langley, Aqua Fabrications)

Meeting from 15:00 with light refreshments for a 15:30 start

***Online Meeting*** Birmingham Section Meeting - Details TBC

Date: 12/11/2020 12:45

Details TBC

Meeting from 12:30 for a prompt 12:45 start until 14:00

West Yorkshire Section Meeting - Crossrail Track Forms

Date: 17/11/2020 18:00

Crossrail Track Forms (Russell Gee)

Meeting from 17:30 for a 18:00 start

***Online Meeting*** Glasgow Section Meeting - Railvac: Vacuum Excavation for Renewals, Enhancement and Maintenance Work

Date: 18/11/2020 17:30

Railvac: Vacuum Excavation for Renewals, Enhancement & Maintenance Work (Lasse Rosvic, Railcare)

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***Online Meeting*** Manchester and Liverpool Section - Traction Decarbonisation

Date: 19/11/2020 13:00

Traction Decarbonisation (Steven Hart)

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***Online Meeting*** Nottingham and Derby Section Meeting - Resilience and Climate Change

Date: 26/11/2020 17:00

Resilience and Climate Change (Robert Ampomah, Network Rail)

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***Online Meeting*** West of England Section Meeting - Rail Management - hot topics and developments

Date: 02/12/2020 12:45

Rail Management - hot topics and developments (Brian Whitney, Network Rail)

Online meeting from 12:30 for a prompt 12:45 start - 14:00 finish

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Cheshire and North Wales Section Meeting - Welding Developments

Date: 03/12/2020 16:15

Welding Developments (Neil Harvey, Thermit Welding)

Meeting from 16:15 to 17:45 with tea, coffee & biscuits.

***Online Meeting*** London Section - Copyright BR

Date: 07/12/2020 16:30

Copyright BR (John Goss)

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***Online Meeting*** Croydon and Brighton and Wessex Sections - East West Rail

Date: 08/12/2020 17:00

East West Rail (Simon Scott, Engineering Director, EWR)

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Exeter Section Meeting - Works Delivery Western the story so far

Date: 09/12/2020 15:30

Works Delivery Western the story so far (Mark Woollacott & Jason Pankhurst, Network Rail)

Meeting from 15:00 with light refreshments for a 15:30 start

***Online Meeting*** South and West Wales Section - Tram Train

Date: 14/12/2020 12:45

Tram Train (Tim Kendall)

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***Online Meeting** Glasgow Section Meeting - Gauging: Recent Developments

Date: 16/12/2020 17:30

Gauging: Recent Developments (Speaker TBC, Rail Scotland)

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***Online Meeting*** Manchester and Liverpool Section - Young Achievers Presentations

Date: 17/12/2020 16:00

Young Achievers Presentations – 6 min (Pecha Kucha style) presentations packed full of content from a variety of young engineers.

Please contact Richard Wells directly if you would like to enter a paper for this competition. Entry deadline is 31st January 2021.

mob: 07817 302652, e-mail: Richard.wells@tonygee.com

Thames Valley Section - Joint meeting with IMechE - Auckland Rail Transport - History and Development

Date: 06/01/2021 17:45

Joint meeting with IMechE - Auckland Rail Transport - History and Development (Matthew Savastano FPWI, Technical Director, WSP UK)

Cheshire and North Wales Section Meeting - Crewe Hub: Basford Hall Independent Lines Resignalling

Date: 07/01/2021 16:15

Crewe Hub: Basford Hall Independent Lines Resignalling (Dan Goode, Atkins)

Meeting from 16:15 to 17:45 with tea, coffee & biscuits.

***Online Meeting*** London Section - HS1 update

Date: 13/01/2021 16:30

HS1 update (Dr Sin Sin Hsu, Head of Track Engineering, HS1)

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***Online Meeting*** Nottingham and Derby Section Meeting - Dry Ice for Cleaning Rail Head

Date: 13/01/2021 17:00

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

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***Online Meeting*** Manchester and Liverpool Section - Etihad Rail

Date: 21/01/2021 13:00

Etihad Rail (Speakers from WSP)

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***Online Meeting*** West of England Section - Seattle Light Rail Project

Date: 27/01/2021 12:45

Seattle Light Rail Project (Geoff Kennedy, Atkins)

Lunchtime meeting from 12:30 for a prompt 12:45 start - 14:00 finish

Cheshire and North Wales Section Meeting - Details TBC

Date: 04/02/2021 16:15

Details TBC

Meeting from 16:15 to 17:45 with tea, coffee & biscuits.

***Online Meeting*** London Section - Northern Line Extension

Date: 08/02/2021 16:30

Northern Line Extension (Dave Smith, LU)

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***Online Meeting*** Nottingham and Derby Section Meeting - Derailment Investigation

Date: 16/02/2021 17:00

Derailment Investigation (Dr Mark Burstow, Network Rail)

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Cheshire and North Wales Section Meeting - Details TBC

Date: 04/03/2021 16:15

Details TBC

Meeting from 16:15 to 17:45 with tea, coffee & biscuits.

***Online Meeting - London Section - Barking Riverside Extension

Date: 10/03/2021 16:30

Barking Riverside Extension (Dave Mansfield, London Overground)

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***Online Meeting*** Nottingham and Derby Section Meeting - The History of CWR and Hot Weather Management or Derailment Risk and S&C

Date: 17/03/2021 17:00

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

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Cheshire and North Wales Section Meeting - Details TBC

Date: 01/04/2021 16:15

Details TBC

Meeting from 16:15 to 17:45 with tea, coffee & biscuits.

***Online Meeting*** London Section - Techs Factor

Date: 05/04/2021 16:00

Techs Factor (Various Presenters)

Each year the PWI London Section run the ‘Techs Factor’, which gives apprentices and young engineers, (26 years old and under), the opportunity to make a short presentation on a railway-related task or project which they have been involved in. Presenters are welcome from across the railway industry, however individual presentations may be given by a maximum of two people.

There is a judging panel and the best presentation is given the Peter ...

***Online Meeting*** Nottingham and Derby Section Meeting - The outlook for Tram Train Schemes in the UK and lessons learnt from Sheffied Supertram

Date: 15/04/2021 17:00

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

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Cheshire and North Wales Section Meeting - Details TBC

Date: 06/05/2021 16:15

Details TBC

Meeting from 16:15 to 17:45 with tea, coffee & biscuits.

***Online Meeting*** Nottingham and Derby Section Meeting - An overview of HS2 railway systems with a focus on high speed track design

Date: 19/05/2021 17:00

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

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Cheshire and North Wales Section Meeting - Details TBC

Date: 03/06/2021 16:15

Details TBC

Meeting from 16:15 to 17:45 with tea, coffee & biscuits.

***Online Meeting*** London Section - Bank Station Upgrade

Date: 07/06/2021 16:30

Bank Station Upgrade (Speaker TBC)

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