Past Events

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  • Event Type: Competition event
    14 February 2018 17:15 to 20:00
    Carriage Shop - Derby - Derby
    Our Future of Rail presentation competition gives three budding engineers the opportunity to recount their involvement in various projects – this is always an interesting night which we should fully support to encourage the next generation. The winner was David Westcough of SNC Lavalin, who spoke about The Railway Challenge 2017 Congratulations to David who will now go through to the final at IMechE HQ, Birdcage Walk London in May
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    10 January 2018 17:15 to 19:30
    Carriage Shop - Derby - Derby
    Richard Hill of Bombardier Transportation will talk about the history of the Electrostar family, their present use and future possibilities
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    13 December 2017 17:30 to 19:30
    Derby Conference Centre - Derby
    In a joint lecture with DRES Eileen Russell of Strathclyde Partnership for Transport will discuss the Joint Venture Consortium between Stadler Bussnang AG and Ansaldo to supply new trains, signalling and control equipment for unattended (driverless) trains on the Glasgow Subway
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    08 November 2017 17:15 to 19:30
    Carriage Shop - Derby - Derby
    Richard McClean will present the Chairman's address entitled ' Ensuring the relevance of rail in a changing environment' The talk will consider the appropriate role of engineering and engineers in contributing to the future railway industry in a complex and changing world.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    11 October 2017 17:15 to 19:30
    Carriage Shop - Derby - Derby
    David Buckley of Balfour Beatty will present the latest information about gauging the UK railways and how gauging is being used to maximise vehicle size
    Industry: Railway
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