Welcome to the South East Railway Division

Welcome to a new season of events!

Welcome to the Railway Division South-East Centre 2014/15 Programme

We are again covering a broad range of topics in this seasons talks which include major infrastructure projects, rail plant, auxiliary systems, the future of freight, refurbishments and the ever topical nature versus railway.  We have the Young Members evening where the industry’s brightest new stars compete to describe projects they have undertaken.  The theme of the season reflects the exciting growth of rail, the ever-increasing need to reduce maintenance costs and the pressure to extract maximum reliable life from hard-pressed assets

We remain in London Undergrounds iconic headquarters building and all our lectures provide an opportunity to mingle afterwards on the rooftop terrace, with refreshments provided. The committee looks forward to seeing you all for what should be a fascinating series of events

Tim Poole
Chairman, South East Centre 



Current and Future Events

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  • Event Type: Technical Visit
    11 September 2014 00:00 to 00:00
    Greenwich Power Station
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    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    25 September 2014 18:00 to 21:00
    Royal Institution, London, UK
    The IET is delighted to announce that Professor Andrew McNaughton, FREng, Chief Engineer and Technical Director, HS2 will deliver the 2014 Sir Henry Royce Memorial Lecture. Professor McNaughton will draw on examples of leading edge practice from around the world and his own forty years of operational and engineering experience to propose the way forward for Britain's railways in the coming decades
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    29 September 2014 17:30 to 19:00
    London Underground Head Office (Tube: St James's Park) - London
    Andrew McNaughton, FREng, is the Chief Engineer and Technical Director, HS2 will be talking on how will the Hs2 route get across and out of London.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk
    20 October 2014 17:30 to 19:00
    London Underground Head Office (Tube: St James's Park) - London
    As the pressure to extend running hours on Britain’s railways increases, the pressure to get maintenance completed faster grows. LU’s Lee Gladstone and a representative from NR talk about how new engineering trains will help with the challenge.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    24 November 2014 17:30 to 19:00
    London Underground Head Office (Tube: St James's Park) - London
    Our centre takes a second look at one of the largest UK rail projects in decades. This time we hear from Mark Gilbey how the route’s very long tunnel sections will be ventilated to modern environmental and safety standards.
    Industry: Railway
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