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Past Events

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  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    07 September 2022 17:15 to 19:30
    Aston Court Hotel - Derby
    HybridFLEX is the hybrid conversion concept initially started in 2018 to re-engineer a diesel multiple unit with a diesel-battery hybrid powerpack to deliver quieter, more fuel efficient and zero-emission train operations. Max Ordish, Re-leasing Manager, Porterbook and Ian Hyde, Engineering & Safety Manager, Chiltern Railways will jointly be explaining how they have successfully delivered a battery-diesel hybrid train
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    06 December 2018 17:15 to 19:30
    Derby Conference Centre - Derby
    Stadler Rail will present on the development and delivery of their Bi-Mode 'FlirtUK' trains for Greater Anglia
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    15 November 2018 17:15 to 19:30
    Derby Roundhouse - Derby
    Andy Mellors will present his Railway Division Chairman's address
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    10 October 2018 17:15 to 19:30
    Derby Roundhouse - Derby
    A recent comprehensive programme of track testing has determined the benefits that could be achieved by: Variable-rate sanding (i.e. higher sand flow rates at higher speeds), and  Distributed sanding (i.e. multiple sanders distributed along the train). The presentation will describe the testing programme and some of the issues that had to be overcome in order to realise its objectives
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    12 September 2018 17:15 to 19:30
    Derby Roundhouse - Derby
    Hydrogen powered trains are increasingly topical but are they the answer to the Government’s call to remove diesels from the tracks by 2040?
    Industry: Railway
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