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PWI seminars & conferences

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19th October 2017 - High Speed Rail Lines: The Technical Challenges

Date: 12/12/2017 21:03
19th October 2017 - High Speed Rail Lines: The Technical Challenges

Update from David Packer, CEO - February 2017

Date: 23/02/2017

It’s been a while since my last blog, so there’s some catching up to do! We had a very successful programme of technical events in the autumn of 2016, including a fantastic programme of Section meetings. The highlight was, no doubt, our joint international seminar with the UEEIV (the Union of European Railway Engineering Institutions). Held at the Manchester Conference Centre on the subject of Fixed Track Forms for High Speed Lines, a capacity audience was both captivated ...

Update from David Packer, CEO - New Section, successful seminar and Young Achiever award

Date: 20/04/2016

The first good news story of the year is the re-emergence of the South Wales Section. The new Section Secretary, Andrew Wilson, and the committee have put together a programme of late afternoon meetings.  They will take place on the second Monday of the month at 17.15. It is a great way to keep up to date with the latest technical developments without eating into your evening. The first meeting was held on March 14th and their next meeting is on April 11th at the Network Rail ...

CALL FOR PAPERS - On Track For Tomorrow - PWI LONDON TECHNICAL SEMINAR

Date: 07/01/2016

 

May 25th 2016 - London South Bank University

 

Abstract submission deadline - 16 February 2016

The London Section of the PWI  invites all interested parties to submit Papers on subjects of interest to the railway engineering community to be considered for presentation and/or publication  at the London Technical Seminar, ‘On Track for Tomorrow’

SEMINAR SCOPE:

The challenge of planning and delivering the maintenance and renewal of the railway is ...

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CALL FOR PAPERS - Fixed Track Forms for High Speed Lines PWI/UEEIV 2016 TECHNICAL CONFERENCE

Date: 07/01/2016

October 11th 2016 Manchester Conferece Centre, Manchester, UK

Abstract submission deadline - 11 March 2016

The PWI invites all interested parties to submit Papers on subjects of interest to the railway engineering community to be considered for presentation and/or publication  at the PWI/UEEIV Technical seminar, ‘Fixed Track Forms for High Speed Railways’  

SUGGESTED SUBJECT AREAS ARE:

• Different track forms to suit UK terrain, geology, existing ...

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Railtex, London Half Day Seminar and Network Rail’s Track Apprentice of the Year

Date: 09/06/2015

What a month May was! Three days at Railtex, the Section Secretaries’ conference, the company AGM, London half-day seminar and the launch of professional registration. Busy just isn’t the word. There was optimism in the air at Railtex – an industry looking with confidence to the future. There was really positive contact with the PWI too. Our stand with its stylish branding attracted a large number of visitors and our team of volunteers was often hard pressed dealing with ...

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Exciting plans for 2015

Date: 26/03/2015

It’s been a while since my last blog – my apologies for that. This blog will precede the next edition of The Journal by a few weeks, so it’s a good opportunity for a quick update. We ended 2014 with 100 more members at the end of the year than we had at the beginning. This is the second year of net growth, reversing many years of steadily falling numbers and so is very welcome. Growth in membership was one of the key factors in turning around the PWI’s ...

Book your place at NW technical Seminar; S&C Maintenance, Reliability & Extension. March 5th.

Date: 13/01/2015

Understand traditional & modern maintenance techniques. Learn about Network Rail's Vision for S&C from David Godley, Professional Head of Track. Meet and intereact with like-minded engineers.

When? March 5th 2015. Where? The Manchester Conference Centre.

Book here https://www.thepwi.org/calendar/event/view?id=294

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Practical Control of Risk within S&C; Half Day Technical Seminars; 13th and 27th November

Date: 17/10/2014

Technical half day and evening seminars focussing on the various methods of controlling risk associated with Switch and Crossing design, installation and maintenance on London Underground and Network Rail infrastructure. Speakers from LU, NR and Lloyd Register Rail. Delegate rates from £25. Book here for 13th November and 27th November. Download flyer

The professional registration project is now gathering pace

Date: 26/09/2014

The AGM in June was held successfully, despite a location that proved to be rather harder to reach than we had expected! We’ll be looking at using a better venue next year. Also in June, Steve Whitmore and I manned the PWI stand at Rail Live. Network Rail kindly hosted us in the large marquee for their High Output team and we were kept pretty busy for the two days. Judging by that event, interest in the PWI is certainly growing.

Another thing that is growing is membership. At the end ...

PWI Midlands Technical Seminar - Worldwide High Speed Rail: Design & Construction Challenges from Theory to Operation

Date: 02/10/2019 09:00

PWI Midlands Technical Seminar

 

Worldwide High Speed Rail: Design & Construction Challenges from Theory to Operation

The PWI are pleased to be holding their third High Speed Rail Seminar. The event will update delegates on the latest worldwide design and construction types for high speed railway infrastructure. We will also focus on the challenges of ground and electrification at speeds over 300kph and the interfaces with existing railway routes.

Speakers from HS2, Getzner, Network ...

Fugro - Geodata for Rail Seminar

Date: 16/10/2019 10:00

Fugro - Geodata for Rail Seminar

Find out how our Geo-data solutions can help deliver efficiencies in asset management and engineering throughout the life cycle of your rail assets to optimise costs and improve reliability.

Please click on the following link for full details and to book your space.

https://www.fugro.com/media-centre/events/event/2019/10/16/default-calendar/Rail19

 

 

The Young Achiever Award 2020 - Call for papers

Date: 31/01/2020 00:00

The Young Achiever Award 2020

 

Call for Papers - submission deadline 31st January 2020

This award is open to all involved in rail infrastructure engineering projects; engineers, project maintenance staff, graduates, apprentices, etc...

Please submit an original paper between 2000 and 2500 words on a railway infrastructure project completed between 2013 and 2020.

1st prize - £650

2nd prize - £400

3rd prize - £250

 

Papers will be judged on the following criteria:

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PWI North West Technical Seminar - Utilising New Technology on Railways

Date: 04/03/2020 09:00

PWI North West Technical Seminar

 

Utilising New Technology on Railways

 

The 2020 North West technical seminar will review the application of latest developments in railway technology across rail networks, providing real life examples of the benefits technology applications are delivering for today’s infrastructure.
 

Delegates will hear from technical leads, rail infrastructure owners, technology developers and research organisations as they share their insight and ...

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PWI London Technical Seminar - On Track for a Safer Railway

Date: 20/05/2020 12:30

PWI London Technical Seminar

 

On Track for a Safer Railway

More details coming soon!