Past Events

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  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    08 December 2021 18:00 to 20:00
    *TBC
    A Zoom meeting - Taking trains to Europe before the Tunnel will relate the trials and tribulations faced on three separate trips taking BR rolling stock to various European destinations in the late 1980s
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    10 November 2021 18:00 to 20:00
    This is a joint meeting with the PWI The VLR system will provide the luxury of a tram system at an affordable cost for smaller towns and cities. The system will have battery-operated, rail-guided vehicle, which will have zero emissions from the tail-pipe and run without overhead power supply wires and equipment. It will include a fleet of shuttles operating with a frequency of three to five minutes providing tube-like service.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    20 October 2021 18:00 to 20:00
    James Collinson the new RD Chairman will present his address entitled 'Dots and Boxes: What railway engineers can learn from this strategy game!’
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    08 September 2021 18:00 to 20:00
    Jez Yarnall, Engineering Director at Data Acquisition and Testing Services (DATS) will present a summary of the testing work undertaken by his organisation to support the Midland Main Line electrification programme
    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
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