Past Events

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  • 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
  • Event Type: Talk
    20 February 2013 17:00 to 19:30
    Derby Roundhouse - Derby
    Our Young Members' presentation competition will be held on Wednesday 20th February where three or more budding engineers recount their involvement in various projects
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk
    22 January 2013 17:00 to 19:30
    Derby Roundhouse - Derby
    The purchase of new Class 68 bo-bo locomotives by Direct Rail Services. This presentation will give an overview of the project to introduce a UK variant of the Vossloh EuroLight locomotive into the UK.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk
    15 January 2013 17:00 to 19:30
    Derby Roundhouse - Derby
    InterFleet Technology won the recent IMechE ‘Railway Challenge’ competition by building a self-propelled miniature locomotive from scratch. The team will come along to tell us how they did it and also bring the loco along for all to see.
    Industry: Railway
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