Past Events

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  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    23 January 2020 17:30 to 19:00
    The Quadrant:MK - Milton Keynes
    “Red for Danger” is Cliff Perry personal view of the factors that lie behind our current safety achievement as the safest big railway in Europe with evidence from his engineering management experience, and lessons for the future.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    05 December 2019 17:30 to 19:00
    The Quadrant:MK - Milton Keynes
    Train travel is very safe but accidents at the Platform Train Interface (PTI) account for a significant proportion of the harm caused to railway passengers and this is one of the few risks on the railway that is not improving. Bridget will discuss some of the challenges facing the industry in managing the PTI risk on a historic, mixed traffic railway and look at some of the actions that are being taken, or can be taken, to improve this important area.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    14 November 2019 17:30 to 19:00
    The Quadrant:MK - Milton Keynes
    David will be covering some of the challenges currently being faced by the industry for new Rail Vehicle Introductions, and Network Rail’s main responsibilities as an Infrastructure Manager and a Affected Party for new vehicle introductions.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    24 October 2019 17:30 to 19:00
    The Quadrant:MK - Milton Keynes
    Vivarail was born in 2015. In four short years the company has designed, built and had mainline certified its first 3-car diesel electric multiple unit (230001), the UK’s first battery-only EMU for 50 years (230002), a fleet of three 2-car DEMUs for West Midlands Trains and is now in the middle of building a further five 3-car diesel-battery hybrid trains for Wales and Borders.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    26 September 2019 17:30 to 19:00
    The Quadrant:MK - Milton Keynes
    This year’s address will examine the current challenges facing the rail industry, the engineering profession and our Institution and how we should work together to address these challenges. The address identifies what the Railway Division should focus on including what we need to do to move with the times and attract the next generation of potential engineers.
    Industry: Railway
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