Past Events

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  • Event Type: Talk
    17 November 2015 17:30 to 20:00
    Derby Conference Centre - Derby
    The Pacer trains have a particularly poor reputation with both the public and politicians. The Class 144e concept is a new development for this fleet, aiming to transform perceptions. This joint talk by Porterbrook, Ricardo and RVEL will explain the development of the Class 144e from concept to passenger service, revealing some technical and design features of the radically new interior. This joint lecture with DRES will be held at the Railway Conference Centre
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk
    06 October 2015 17:45 to 19:30
    Derby Roundhouse - Derby
    The new chairman of the Railway Division, Chris Kinchin-Smith, will talk about growth and transformation
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk
    08 September 2015 17:45 to 19:30
    Derby Roundhouse - Derby
    Simon Evans from Brush will talk to us about the recent re-engineering of the former ED class 73 electro-diesel locomotives
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk
    16 June 2015 17:00 to 19:30
    Derby Roundhouse - Derby
    The sixth iRail Distinguished Lecture is presented by Chris Green, ex-Chief Executive, Virgin Trains. Chris will discuss many of the lessons learnt from both his days with BR Network SouthEast and Virgin Trains.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk
    05 May 2015 17:15 to 20:00
    Derby Roundhouse - Derby
    Famous Trains model railway is a charity registered with the Charity Commission. The model railway will provide education, training and entertainment to a large community in Derby and the surrounding area.
    Industry: Railway
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