Past Events

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  • 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
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    21 October 2019 17:30 to 19:00
    London Underground Head Office (Tube: St James's Park) - London
    Professor William Powrie of Southampton University presents research from the £8.5m research programme: ‘Track to the Future’. The talk will discuss recent developments in understanding of railway track performance, and how these might be incorporated into design and practice. Topics covered will include reducing ballast settlement and the targeted maintenance of problem areas and isolated defects.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    16 September 2019 17:30 to 19:00
    55 Broadway London Underground Head Office - District Room
    This talk, presented by former Railway Division Chair Cliff Perry MBE, will trace the influences on UK rail’s rise in the European safety league. Cliff will be drawing on his rich history in the UK rail industry to talk about how safety has been improved. 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 visit
    14 June 2019 13:30 to 17:00
    The Postal Museum - London
    Discover a unique piece of industrial heritage and ride the hidden tube network. Explore stories from the world's first social network at The Postal Museum, London.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    29 April 2019 18:00 to 19:00
    London Underground Head Office (Tube: St James's Park) - London
    Presentation on the environmental credentials of the Old Oak Common depot servicing the Class 345 rolling stock
    Industry: Railway
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