IRSE News

The May edition of IRSE NEWS is now available online

This month’s edition includes George Clark's Presidential Address "Delivering Change" and includes articles on:

  • A reflection on how important local sections are for the IRSE and our members 

  • Markus Montigel's Presidential Tour

  • Systems-wide thinking - how the trial of door closure chimings and timings on London Underground's Victoria Line could provide increased passenger flow.

  • Lessoned Learned - an overview of the incident in 2018 which involved four MTR urban lines and caused major delays and inconvenience to the general public in Hong Kong.

Remember you can see all previous editions of IRSE News on the recent issues and archive pages on the IRSE website.

 
 
 
 
 
 

ATO: integration to achieve a truly interoperable system

9th May 2019, London UK

Hosted with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, this seminar will feature speakers from the UK and European operators sharing case studies from highlighting lessons learnt and best practice from the implementation of Automatic Train Operation (ATO) on metro and underground lines.

 

 
 

Member's Annual Lunch

12th June 2019, London, UK

The 21st annual members-only lunch provides the opportunity to catch up with colleagues and make new acquaintances over a 3 course lunch at the Union Jack Club, Waterloo, London UK

Pricing and Registration details will be published online shortly.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

ASPECT 2019

22nd - 24th October 2019, Delft, The Netherlands

Join us for the IRSE's flagship technical convention in October where the theme will be 'Resilience.'

Featuring over fifty papers by technical experts from around the world, ASPECT provides an unrivalled opportunity for learning and the exchange of knowledge in the fields of train control, railway communications and related disciplines. 

For full information, visit the Aspect2019 microsite*

(*desktop browser recommended)

 
 

Cornwall Capacity Enabling Project

9th May, Swindon UK

Staff working on the CCEP (Cornwall Capacity Enabling Project) will describe and discuss the work done to allow GWR to run a thirty-minute service over the 19-mile line between Truro and Hayle.

 

London & South East Section AGM and short paper

21st May, London UK

London & South East section's first AGM and short paper evening. The AGM will be followed by a series of short papers:

  • The driver's view of ETCS - Richard Stokes
  • How to get value from the IRSE by Polly Whyte & Judith Ward of IRSE HQ
  • OpenTrainTimes - Peter Hicks of OpenTrainTimes Ltd.

Please register for this event before noon on Sunday 19th May

 

 

Younger Members Study Weekend

1st & 2nd June, Derby UK

Younger Members' study weekend for those intending to take modules 2, 3 and/or 5 of the IRSE professional exam.

Pre-booking essential - full details to be published online shortly

 

 

IRSE Younger Members 2019 Exam Preparation Workshop - Modules 1 & 7

15th June, Birmingham UK

Younger Members' study weekend for those intending to take modules 1 & 7 of the IRSE professional exam.

Pre-booking essential - full details to be published online shortly

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