Past Events

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  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    25 April 2022 17:00 to 19:00
    The Great Western Hotel,
    AGM of Railway Division South Western centre followed by changed presentation from the published programme. The lecture will now be the new CAF DMUs for Wales Sandwiches and tea/coffee at 17.00; the AGM starts 17.30
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Competition event
    28 March 2022 17:00 to 19:00
    The Great Western Hotel,
    Aspiring engineers describe the technical challenges they have addressed in a presentation competition with monetary prizes and the chance to progress to the national final at Birdcage Walk. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO TAKE PART PLEASE CONTACT MICK JAMES
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    02 March 2022 16:00 to 19:00
    University of West of England - Bristol
    Simon Lawson and John Batty present the story behind the reconfiguration and installation of a state-of-the-art train control system. The talk will cover various aspects and challenges including design, authorisation and service introduction. There will be an area set aside for a networking event before and after the talk, where a number of top railway employers will provide advice on routes into graduate engineering careers in UK rail, a growing industry with endless opportunities.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    07 February 2022 17:00 to 19:00
    STEAM Museum - Swindon
    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
    05 January 2022 17:45 to 19:15
    VIRTUAL LECTURE
    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). Click title for joining instructions.
    Industry: Railway
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