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The PWI Online

Here you'll find presentations from online Section meetings and SPOLKS (Special online knowledge shares). Any accompanying videos can be found on our YouTube channel.

Take part in future presentations and meetings by booking through our events calendar.

 


15 December 2021 - High-Output Trackside Drainage Remediation - Lynda Gray

13 December 2021 - The South Wales Test Track - Arthur Emyr and Andy Docherty

8 December 2021 - Route Asset Management in track - Andy Buck

2 December 2021 - Peel Ports (Port of Liverpool) – Track Remodelling for Port Expansion & Sustainable Biomass - Jon Hayes and Les Fox

1 December 2021 - Gypsy Patch - Brian Paynter

25 November 2021 - Satellite Radar Interferometry (InSAR) for Asset Management of Railway Infrastructure - Professor Tim Wright

18 November 2021 - Track Stabilisation - Dr Mohamed Wehbi

17 November 2021 - Tubular Track, a Modular Ballastless Track System - Freek Shaw and Craig Tengstrom

15 November 2021 - Core Valley upgrade: The journey has started - Karl Gilmore

9 November 2021 - Engineering the Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway - David Packer

8 November 2021 - Achilles Programme - Dr Kevin Briggs and Dr Fleur Loveridge

4 November 2021 - Bristol remodelling project - Molly Evans and Benjamin Zuliani

4 November 2021 - East West Phase 2 Design and Construction of Track Formation- Tim Mead and Hannah Carey

3 November 2021 - Basic steel metallurgy and the effect of rail section on rail stress and defect growth - Andy Franklin

28 October 2021 - Designing and building an asphalt-concrete trackbed layer with 70 % of reclaimed asphalt: A review of a 10 year journey - Marek Pycha

13 October 2021 - Masonry Arch Bridge: Limit States - Matthew Gilbert

12 October 2021 - Managing resilience in fixed track forms - Peter Barber

11 October 2021 - Changing track: How we’re preparing for climate change impacts on infrastructure - Natalie Rees

6 October 2021 - Core Valley Lines Electrification: Traction power modelling and the OLE system - Richard Wood and Samuel Jones

30 September 2021 - Network Rail's Environmental and Sustainability plan - Jo Lewington

22 September 2021 - Track Bed Stabilisation - David Maxwell and John Allsop

21 September 2021 - Differential speeds fit for today’s network: a low-cost way to shorter journey times - Joss Apps

14 September 2021 - Overhead Electrification: Can the negatives outweigh the positives? - John Dolan

14 September 2021 - Professional Registration within the PWI - Paul Ebbutt

13 September 2021 - PWI Presidential Address: A view from the bridge- Nick Millington, President, PWI

8 September 2021 - Triple split bearers installed on UK infrastructure: Nine Elms Junction - Michael Woolford, Constantin Ciobanu and Sean Murray

1 September 2021 - The Track Materials Supply - Peter Heubeck

14 July 2021 - Why NR60 Mk2? - Ian Bostock

17 June 2021 - Railway Structure Derailment Risk Assessment: Guidance for Track Engineers - Mark Stowell

16 June 2021 - Geosynthetics in Trackbed - Levente Nogy & Dr Mohamed Wehbi

10 June 2021 - Earthworks, Supporting Track - Hector Kidds

8 June 2021 - Track Risk Based Management - Colum Cavanagh

3 June 2021 - Young Professionals Talk - Lilian Ateng, Fahad Munir, Lee Ratchford & Heather Campbell

3 June 2021 - Future proofing our railway against climate change - Robert Ampomah

19 May 2021 - An overview of HS2 railway systems with a focus on high speed track design - Matt Hunt

19 May 2021 - Maintenance and Asset management requirements of the Rigid Overhead Conductor Rail system (ROCS) on the Wales & Western region - Darrel Tiddy, Thomas Garner & Elena Ionescu

10 May 2021 - From YTS to MBE - Brian Paynter MBE

6 May 2021 - Water-Trak: Solving Low Adhesion Problems in the Rail Industry - John Cooke & Simon Barnard

6 May 2021 - Bletchley Flyover - Richard Molloy

5 May 2021 - SWIX Predictive Maintenance at Switches and Crossings - Paul Finney & Jack Hughleigh

21 April 2021 - BIM - Chris Conroy

21 April 2021 - Research and Development into Alternative Formation Treatments - Benjamin Lee

15 April 2021 - The outlook for Tram Train Schemes in the UK and lessons learnt from Sheffield Supertram - Ian Ambrose

15 April 2021 - Keeping on track with Geosynthetics - Peter Stevens

14 April 2021 - Techs Factor Competition - Morgan Fouracre, Flavia Giurca & Richard Stengel

13 April 2021 - Runcorn Widnes Railway Bridge Refurbishment - Richard Johnson & Marc Fletcher

13 April 2021 - Innovations and improvements in lineside asset foundations - George Woollard

12 April 2021 - Drainage at Cowley Bridge Junction Exeter - Mark Howells

7 April 2021 - Track Design: The Basics - Tom Wilson

8 April 2021 - Geismar: A worldwide partner that you may not know about - Richard Cradock

25 March 2021 - Toronto Rail Experience - Tara Scott

24 March 2021 - Sustainability within Track - Darren Sharp

18 March 2021 - Etihad Rail Project UAE - Simon Fitzer, Kevin Man & Alex Torevell

17 March 2021 - The History of CWR and Hot Weather Management or Derailment Risk and S&C - Andy Franklin

11 March 2021 - Infrastructure Instrumentation and Monitoring - Chris Preston

10 March 2021 - Barking Riverside Extension - David Mansfield

9 March 2021 - Geopolymer Injection - Applications for Track Maintenance - Kevin Doyle

8 March 2021 - Permanent Way on the Isle of Man - Jeremy Reece

4 March 2021 - Earlestown S&C Renewal: Upgrading the Triangle for the 21st Century - Peter Veryard

3 March 2021 - Mind the Gap, gauging improvements - Rob Lacey

25 February 2021 - Railway Traction Overhead Line Electrification - Peter Dearman

24 February 2021 - The Principles of Points Operating Equipment and the High Performance Switch System (HPSS) - Mark Jackson & Steve Spurlock

18 February 2021 - Above us only wires - Ashleigh Turner, Gareth Morgan & Martin O'Connor

16 February 2021 - Application of the Common Safety Method for Risk Evaluation and Assessment on Infrastructure Upgrade Projects - Paul Richards

15 February 2021 - Conwy do it again? - Alex Hinshelwood & Ryan Barrett

11 February 2021 - Learning from the Eastleigh Derailment - Andy Jones & Nick Carter

9 February 2021 - 100 Feet Under to 10 Feet Above: Landslip and Underbridge Renewal Schemes in Contrast - Stuart Witts & Tony Morgani

9 February 2021 - The DLR City Airport Extension Overview - Colin Burnikell

8 February 2021 - Northern Line Extension - Nicholas Miller

4 February 2021 - IN2TRACK2 R&D Projects -Melanie Denley & Phil Winship

3 February 2021 - Whitecross Infrastructure storm recovery - Edinburgh to Glasgow Main Line - Martin Batty & Steven Bruce

27 January 2021 - Seattle Light Rail Project - Geoff Kennedy

20 January 2021 - Dry Ice for Cleaning Rail Head - Prof. Roger Lewis & Prof. David Fletcher

13 January 2021 - The Challenges of Maintaining a High Speed Railway - Dr Sin Sin Hsu

12 January 2021 - Reliability Improvements for Track Infrastructure - Adam Elliott & Andre Dul

11 January 2021 - Train-Track Recording - Kevin Hope

7 January 2021 - Adverse and Extreme Weather and Changes to Drainage Management - Julian Harms

7 January 2021 - Track Engineers guide to ETCS - Traffic lights in the cab? - John Alexander 

6 January 2021 - Joint meeting with IMechE - Auckland Rail Transport - History and Development - Matthew Savastano

16 December 2020 - Delivering the Scottish Minister's Requirements for Gauging in CP6 - Alex Hynes

14 December 2020 - Tram Train - Tim Kendell

8 December 2020 - East West Rail - Simon Scott

8 December 2020 - Infrastructure Asset Management - John Dolan

7 December 2020 - Development of new and novel S&C technologies through collaborative European research - Darren Sharp

3 December 2020 - Derailment Investigation - Dr Mark Burstow

2 December 2020 - Rail Management - hot topics and developments - Brian Whitney

26 November 2020 - Resilience and Climate Change - Robert Ampomah

19 November 2020 - Traction Decarbonisation – Steven Hart

12 November 2020 - Materials by Rail - David Brooks & Abisola Akoni

10 November 2020 - Rail Geotechnical Asset Management of the Rail Network in Kent - Derek Butcher

5 November 2020 - Far North (lines) Track Maintenance Partnership - Jamie McPherson

5 November 2020 - Long Timbers, Long Route to Success - John Nelson

3 November 2020 - Aspects of Infrastructure Maintenance Delivery - Andrew Malcolm

21 October 2020 - Newark Flat Crossing - Phil Winship

13 October 2020 - Design or Absolute Base Tamping vs Computation or Relative Base Tamping and Kirow Crane capabilities - Matt Whiting

12 October 2020 - Infrastructure Asset Transfer for South Wales Metro - Colin Brading

7 October 2020 - In-Possession Approvals of Rail Plant - Sam Barrett

7 October 2020 - Development of Super RRVs for S&C Re Ballasting - Nick Matthews

6 October 2020 - Track Worker Safety in Rail Accident Investigations - Mark Young

5 October 2020 - Excalibur Screwbolts - Jim Clements & John Stevens

1 October 2020 - Embedded Rail in Level Crossings   - Dr Amy de Man & Mark Fowler

1 October 2020 - HS1 Research Initiatives - Dr Sin Sin Hsu

29 September 2020 - Keighley and Worth Valley Bridge 11 Renewal - James Barlow

22 September 2020 - Rail Regulation and the Track Engineer - Steve Fletcher & Dermot Kelly

16 September 2020 - Steel Sleepers - Why wouldn't you? - Tom Wilson & Jim Watson

14 September 2020 - Gauging RILA: Rail Infrastructure Alignment Acquisition - Craig Havard

10 September 2020 - The Journey from Asset Management to Maintenance - Rebecca Fasham 

9 September 2020 - Railways and the Raj, the story of India’s railways - Christian Wolmar

9 September 2020 - Managing Overhead Line (OLE) on Network Rail’s Western Route - Darrel Tiddy & Elena Ionescu

8 September 2020 - Rail alignment for new railways - Phil Edwards

13 July 2020 - Heat Straightening of Impact Damaged Structures - Julian Mason

30 June 2020 - Lunch and Learn: Professional Registration – an EngTech Focus - Paul Ebbutt

18 June 2020 - Track Maintenance - Daniel Teece 

18 June 2020 - Managing Risks from Railway Earthworks - Clare Brint

17 June 2020 - South Rail Systems Alliance - Track Design and Integration Challenges - Sean Murray

11 June 2020 - An update on permanent way research at the University of Southampton - Professor William Powrie

9 June 2020 - 16 noses, 36 legs, but can't walk... Renewing Newark Flat Crossing! - Phil Winship

4 June 2020 - Design & Construction of Wigan Springs Branch Traincare Depot - Les Fox

3 June 2020 - Aberdeen to Inverurie Redoubling - Robert McCafferty

2 June 2020 - Tech Talk SPOLKS Part 3 - Maintenance challenges including supply of rail plant and equipment to the front line

29 May 2020 - Haifa to Nazareth Tram Train - Dave Parry

28 May 2020 - Slab Track Replacement St. Pancras to West Hampstead - Frances Johnson & Thomas Flowers

26 May 2020 - Tech Talk SPOLKS Part 2 - Delivering infrastructure renewals and projects in a socially distanced world

21 May 2020 - Cost effective electrification mast foundation design - Professor William Powrie

20 May 2020 - The Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway: 40 Years in the Making - Jim Watson & Andrew Anderson

20 May 2020 - Steventon Bridge: Using FEA simulation techniques to move beyond rules-based OLE design - Garry Keenor

18 May 2020 - Data Capture and Utilisation - Roy Hickman

18 May 2020 - Tech Talk SPOLKS Part 1 - Supporting the industry workforce physically and mentally through the covid-19 emergency – from an infrastructure management perspective.

13 May 2020 - High Speed Rail: A comparison between European and Japanese approaches - Dr Felix Schmid

7 May 2020 - Timetable Planning - Rob Cummings

28 April 2020 - Wear and derailment risk at facing switches  - Andy Franklin (Powerpoint)

23 April 2020 - Gauging Historic Infrastructure for the 21st Century - Bridget Eickhoff

22 April 2020 - The Safety Task Force - Nick Millington

16 April 2020 - Acton Grange Junction design & construction challenges & lessons learnt - Chris O'Keefe

15 April 2020 - Sustainable Infrastructure Renewals - Brian Beck

2 April 2020 - Data capture and utilisation - Roy Hickman

25 March 2020 - Acton Diveunder slab track and yard remodelling - Phil Holbourn


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Magda Wilczek