IRSE News December 2019

December's IRSE News is now available online.  

Following on from Jens Holst Møller's Presidential Programme lecture we learn more about ERTMS in Denmark and look back on this year's ASPECT with Blane Judd.



Delivering CBTC in Hong Kong

5th December, London, UK

In the third of this year's presidential programme lectures, Gordon Lam, Chief Signal Engineer (Ops) at MTRC will present "delivering CBTC in Hong Kong", continuing President George Clark's theme of "delivering change". Members and non members are welcome to attend our lectures. Click below for more information, including how to reserve your free place.



International Convention Toronto Canada 2020

7th to 11th September 2020, Toronto, Canada


We are delighted to announce that with the assistance of the IRSE North American local section, the 2020 Convention will take place from 7th to 11th September 2020 in Toronto, Canada.

The bi-annual IRSE International Convention is week long programme of presentations, technical visits and networking opportunities for mainline and metro professionals about train control and inter-operability.



Full Presidential Programme

Click below to download the full Presidential Programme of events through to March 2020.



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IRSE Council Nominations 17th January 2020

In accordance with the requirements of Article 15.2 of the Institution’s Articles of Association, the IRSE Council welcomes nominations from suitably qualified IRSE members for the member vacancies that will arise on Council in April 2020.
The numbers of vacancies to be filled are:

  • In the category of FELLOW: 6 vacancies
  • In the category of MEMBER: 3 vacancies
  • In the category of ASSOCIATE MEMBER: 1 vacancy

Click below to download full details and a nomination form



Developing Cyber Resilience Together

3rd December, Swindon, UK

Alexander Patton will discuss the significant challenge we face, how operators and suppliers can work to build control system security maturity together, and how this is being applied to real work projects.


Lecture 3 - York Local Section

5th December 2019

Details to be announced. This lecture is organised by the York local section with the expected subject to be on railway maintenance. 


The IRSE vision beyond 2020

10th December 2019, Milton Keynes, UK

Midland and North Western Section jointly present with the London and South East Section Blane Judd, IRSE Chief Executive, talking about the IRSE vision beyond 2020. Click below for more information including how to reserve your free place.