Current and Future Events

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  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    08 November 2021 17:00 to 19:00
    The Great Western Hotel,
    GBRf Engineering Strategy Director Bob Tiller explains the re-engineering of a 1970’s class 56 locomotive to modern standards. Please note this will be an actual meeting.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    06 December 2021 17:00 to 19:00
    STEAM Museum - Swindon
    Dr Greg Morse of RSSB gives an entertaining and comprehensive insight into how previous incidents have shaped today’s railway. Our traditional Christmas family friendly event will be held at The Steam Museum in Swindon and followed by a Buffet. All welcome
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    05 January 2022 17:15 to 19:30
    *TBC
    How the inspection of track and overhead line equipment can be achieved from service trains is explained by Jason Saxon (Director Asset Information Systems - NR) and David Eveleigh (GWR).
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    07 February 2022 17:00 to 19:00
    *TBC
    Dr Jonathan Aylen, immediate past-president of the Newcomen Society, talks about the origins of the TOPS traffic management system in America being born from cold war defence computing.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    02 March 2022 16:00 to 19:00
    University of West of England - Bristol
    Railway industry employers’ careers fayre followed by Simon Lawson - Taylor Airey and John Batty - GWR speaking about the reconfiguration and installation of ETCS onto class 387 EMUs. From project initiation to daily operation, the talk will cover various aspects and challenges including design, authorisation and service introduction. Explaining the experience gained and the lessons learned for future ETCS rollout.
    Industry: Railway
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