Past Events

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  • Event Type: Talk
    23 October 2013 17:15 to 19:30
    Derby Roundhouse - Derby
    The newly appointed chairman of the Railway Division Chris Moss will give the chairman’s address which this year discusses asset management
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk
    17 September 2013 17:15 to 19:30
    Derby Roundhouse - Derby
    Adrian Stevenson (Siemens) and Alan Thwaites (LM Trains) will describe the challenges faced in increasing the operating speed of the class 350 Desiros from 100 to 110 mile/h (177 km/h) and the modifications which were introduced on the units
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Conference
    15 May 2013 12:30 to 16:30
    Derby Roundhouse - Derby
    During the afternoon of 15th May we will be holding our bi-ennial Colloquium which in 2013 will have a topical subject of electrification and is entitled 'Sparking the Midlands' For detailsof speakers and topics follow the link. Keynote speaker will be Peter Dearman NR Head of Energy Please download the papers via the links
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk
    17 April 2013 17:00 to 00:00
    Derby Roundhouse - Derby
    The talk will give a short overview of the Crossrail project and then discuss the challenges and constraints in acquiring rolling stock to work on the line when it opens in 2018. This will be our last evening meeting and the Midlands Centre AGM will be held prior to the talk.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk
    12 March 2013 17:00 to 19:30
    Derby Roundhouse - Derby
    The Lecture will examine the present NR route electrification plans, the plans for rolling stock deployment and development, and the all important technological advances in electric traction which this will drive.
    Industry: Railway
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