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'PWI Section Meetings'

West of England Section Meeting - Details TBC

Date: 12/08/2020 12:30

Details TBC

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

***Online Meeting*** Edinburgh Section Meeting - Picture This, Photogrammetry in Rail

Date: 03/09/2020 18:00

Picture This, Photogrammetry in Rail (Colin McAteer, Programme Manager (BIM), Network Rail)

Further details and joining instructions coming soon. Time TBC.

***Online Meeting*** Ashford Section Meeting - Rail alignment for new railways

Date: 08/09/2020 14:30

Rail alignment for new railways (Phil Edwards, Principal Track Engineer, Jacobs)

Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

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United Kingdom: +44 330 221 0088
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North East Section Meeting - Metro Bridge Replacements

Date: 08/09/2020 16:15

Metro Bridge Replacements (Grant Wellford & Duncan Manning, Nexus Renewals Team)

Meeting from 15:45 for a 16:15 start

***Online Meeting*** West of England Section Meeting - Managing Overhead Line (OLE) on Network Rail’s Western Route

Date: 09/09/2020 12:45

Managing Overhead Line (OLE) on Network Rail’s Western Route (Darrel Tiddy, Senior Asset Engineer (Overhead Line), Network Rail​ and Elena Ionescu, Asset Engineer (Overhead Line), Network Rail​)

Since the start of the introduction of new electrification equipment during May 2017 on to the Western route, Darrel and his team have been supporting depot Electrification & Plant engineers with the introduction of the new equipment and technology along the route.

​Big ...

Exeter Section Meeting - Permanent Way Surveying Techniques and the Future

Date: 09/09/2020 16:00

Permanent Way Surveying Techniques and the Future (Tim Lewis, Principle Technical Officer (Track Renewals), Network Rail)

Meeting numbers are restricted to 14 people in line with COVID-19 regulations, therefore booking is essential.

***Online Meeting*** London Section - New York Mass Transit

Date: 09/09/2020 16:30

New York Mass Transit (Darren Sharp)

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United Kingdom: +44 330 221 0088
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***Online Meeting*** Thames Valley Section Meeting - DLR - Meeting challenges, today and in the future

Date: 09/09/2020 17:45

DLR - Meeting challenges, today and in the future (Roger Anto, Track Assurance Engineer, KAD)

Joining instructions coming soon!

***Online Meeting*** Birmingham Section Meeting - The Journey from Asset Management to Maintenance

Date: 10/09/2020 12:45

The Journey from Asset Management to Maintenance (Rebecca Fasham, ATME Banbury, Network Rail)

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United Kingdom: +44 20 3713 5011
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***Online Meeting*** South and West Wales Section Meeting - Gauging RILA: Rail Infrastructure Alignment Acquisition

Date: 14/09/2020 12:30

Gauging RILA: Rail Infrastructure Alignment Acquisition (Craig Havard, Senior Route Gauging Engineer, Network Rail Wales Route)

Joining instructions coming soon!

***Online Meeting*** Glasgow Section Meeting - UAV Surveying and Modelling

Date: 16/09/2020 17:30

UAV Surveying and Modelling (Gerald Brown & Kevin Bryce, Ariel Mapping Solutions)

Joining instructions coming soon!

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

Date: 22/09/2020 17:30

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

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

Date: 07/10/2020 12:45

Bristol East Junction (Molly Evans, Network Rail)

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

Joining instructions coming soon!

***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)

Joining instructions coming soon!

***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

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

Date: 08/10/2020 18:00

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

Meeting at 18:00

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

Date: 12/10/2020 12:30

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

Joining instructions coming soon!

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 - Design or Absolute Tamping

Date: 13/10/2020 14:30

Design or Absolute Tamping (Matt Whiting, Senior Project Manager,Sweitelsky)

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

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

Glasgow Section Meeting - Professional Development and Registration

Date: 21/10/2020 17:30

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

Joining instructions coming soon!

Nottingham and Derby Section Meeting - Newark Flat Crossing

Date: 21/10/2020 18:30

Newark Flat Crossing (Phil Winship, Network Rail)

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

Date: 04/11/2020 16:30

East West Rail (Peter Cowens) 

Joining instructions coming soon!

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

Date: 05/11/2020 18:00

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

Meeting at 18:00

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

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)

Joining instructions coming soon!

Nottingham and Derby Section Meeting - Resilience and Climate Change

Date: 26/11/2020 17:30

Resilience and Climate Change (Robert Ampomah, Network Rail)

***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

Joining instructions coming soon!

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

Date: 07/12/2020 16:30

Copyright BR (John Goss)

Joining instructions coming soon!

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

Glasgow Section Meeting - Gauging: Recent Developments

Date: 16/12/2020 17:30

Gauging: Recent Developments (Speaker TBC, Rail Scotland)

Joining instructions coming soon!

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

Date: 13/01/2021 17:30

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

West of England Section Meeting - 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

Nottingham and Derby Section Meeting - Derailment Investigation

Date: 16/02/2021 18:30

Derailment Investigation (Dr Mark Burstow, Network Rail)

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

Date: 17/03/2021 17:30

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

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

Date: 15/04/2021 18:30

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

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

Date: 19/05/2021 17:30

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