Past Events

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  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    19 October 2020 17:30 to 06 July 2020 19:00
    Virtual Meeting
    Barrie Cottam, Head of Business Development Sales & Commercial presents the way Hitachi have evolved the design of their trains to meet the aspirations of their customers in a challenging market.
    Industry: Railway
  • Viva Rail D-Train    Fully Booked
    Event Type: Technical lecture
    09 March 2020 17:30 to 19:00
    SNC-Lavalin Atkins - NOVA NORTH - London,
    Adrian Shooter, Chief Executive at Viva Rail will present on the re-engineering of London Underground's District Line trains for UK main line operation with a variety of traction options from diesel to hydrogen fuel cell power.All evenings start at 17:30 with tea, coffee and biscuits. Lectures commence at 18:00 for approximately one hour with questions afterwards. Refreshments are served after each lecture with an opportunity for networking and to meet the speaker
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Competition event
    17 February 2020 17:30 to 19:00
    SNC-Lavalin Atkins - NOVA NORTH - London,
    Aspiring young engineers describe the technical challenges they have addressed, and compete for a prize at the HQ ‘Future of Rail’ competition. The evening includes a short presentation by the RD Chairman, Graham Neil.All evenings start at 17:30 with tea, coffee and biscuits. Lectures commence at 18:00 for approximately one hour with questions afterwards. Refreshments are served after each lecture with an opportunity for networking and to meet the speaker
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    20 January 2020 17:30 to 19:00
    SNC-Lavalin Atkins - NOVA NORTH - London,
    Replacing the existing B92 fleet the new trains will modernise the DLR and bring increased capacity to a rapidly expanding part of London. This presentation is a follow on from one last year providing an update on the project. Hear all about the New train for DLR from Philip Shrapnell and Andrew Dunsby, TfL Engineering. New Location SNC-Lavalin Atkins, Nova North, 11 Bressenden Place, London, SW1E 5BY
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    18 November 2019 17:30 to 19:00
    London Underground Head Office (Tube: St James's Park) - London
    Andy Grundy, Head of Fleet Management and Stores, Direct Rail Services presents the Class 88 bi-mode locomotive. Hear about these locomotives with true dual mode, the Class 88 has ‘genuine mixed traffic haulage capabilities. All evenings start at 17:30 with tea, coffee and biscuits. Lectures commence at 18:00 for approximately one hour with questions afterwards. Refreshments are served after each lecture with an opportunity for networking and to meet the speaker
    Industry: Railway
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