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30 November 2016 - IET Savoy Place, London

The guest speaker at this year's Railway Network lecture and dinner will be 
Adrian Shooter CBE, Chairman, Vivarail Ltd, Chairman, SLC Rail Ltd, Chairman, Global Travel Ventures Ltd, Former Chairman and Managing Director, Chiltern Railway Company.  Adrian will be talking about 'Innovation in the UK Railway Industry'. 

For further details on the lecture and dinner and how to register, please click here

Please help to promote this community event by sharing this flyer with your colleagues.

7ada6784f53851554f1b6278e62cbdf6-huge-imExcellent Opportunity for Railway Young Professionals - Enter our Best Poster Competition 2016 

The Railway Network YP Group have organised a poster competition to coincide with the Railway Lecture.  
The theme for the competition will be 'The Digital Railway'.  Further details can be found on this flyer.


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For all you steam fans here’s an opportunity to hear all about the construction of the Gresley P2 steam locomotive.   The IET’s West London Group are hosting a joint event with their colleagues at the IMechE on
28 September 2016 in London. 
Further details and how to register can be found here

efb0a2fc4441c70d1e70d1c8c841dbbc-huge-irInternational Conference on Railway Engineering 2016
Following the IET's inaugural ICRE event in Brussels on 12-13 May 2016, the playlist of all the presentations can now be viewed via a blog by Martin Halligan, one of the Railway Young Professionals Group volunteers.

We also took the opportunity to record a short video with some of the conference delegates around the theme of the impact on Railway and Transport Engineering if the UK left the EU.  Our latest video is on the theme of
Why are Train Fares so Expensive?  Please join in the debate and have your say in the comments area of the blog or start up a separate thread in our Railway Discussions area.





Keep up to date with the April 2016 issue of the Young Rail Professionals Group Newsletter 


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Please click here for the latest email from teh REF including details of all the related engineering Institution events. 

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Upcoming Events


Railway professionals came together recently in London at the Railway Network Young Professionals Group Quiz Night.  The event was held at Doggetts Coat and Badge pub in Southwark, London, where else would it be with views like that over the Thames?  Several teams took part in the quiz with Peter Sheppard once more acting as Quiz Master, this year in a ... read more...
Posted by Deborah-Claire McKenzie on IET Railway Network Jul 21, 2016 5:58 PM BST


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