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Railtex 2017


Railtex is the all-encompassing showcase for technological innovations across the entire rail supply market.   The IET stand programme will be published soon, so keep an eye out for what we have on offer.
Friday Railway Quiz Question
Another Friday, another question to test your general Railway knowledge.  Get your answers in before 9.30am on Monday.  No prizes, just the joy of taking part.
Have you attended one of the recent IET Railway Events?  If so, why not let others know about it and leave a review?  
We have had lots of events that you can comment on, but the most recent ones have been  the Chitlern Depot Visit, the Annual Lecture and Dinner 2016, the Romford visit, and the visit to SWT-NR Basingstoke.  Let us know the most interesting parts of the events, what did you learn, what did you see and did you take any photographs?
Next Event
The North West Electrification Programme

The next Railway TPN event is a visit and lecture.  There is a tour of the works at Bombardier Crewe and then a talk on The North West Electrification Programme.  

** New Venue for lecture:  Manchester Metropolitan University Cheshire Campus **

The electrification programme in the North West will see over 300km of lines electrified, improving connections between towns and cities in our region and beyond.  The engineering team will give an overview of the background to the programme, how the option development and designs have progressed, an overview of the finalised designs, the construction status and what the next steps are for the programme

Please note:
1.  that registration for thie tour is mandatory as you will not be able to access the site unless you have registered and completed the mandatory online training which will be sent out as part of the joining instructions after you have registered for the event.  
2.  To take part in the tour of the works delegates are required to provide the following PPE: Hi viz vest, safety shoes, eye protection and bump cap
3.  You will be required to complete an online safety assessment before attending this event, the link will be sent out when places are allocated. Please print and bring your certificate with you as this will aid in the registration process.

Blog from the Young Professional technical visit to the Traffic Management Facility at Romford
Look out for the blog post on from the Young Professionnal technical visit to the Traffic Management Facility at Romford that took place on 7th March. 
Railway Newsletters

Want all the IET Railway news in one place?  Have a look at the monthly newsletters that go out covering all Rail related items.

What would you like to see the Railway Network Focus on - we want your ideas.
Railway are a big online community and we are looking for your help and ideas for what you would like to see us plan for in the next session.
Let us know and get involved in the discussion.
Keeping on Track with the Railway Network
The Railway Network have been busy this last month and you can catch up with the news here in the blog section.
Call to Action for Young Railway Professionals
David Lawes incoming Young Professionals Group Chairman has written this blog asking for volunteers to come forward for the Railway YP team.
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Upcoming Events


The Young Professionals latest technical visit was to Network Rail’s new Traffic Management facility at the Romford Rail Operating Centre to see the UK’s first deployment of Traffic Management.  Through the Digital Railway programme Network Rail, alongside industry partners, are creating a digital future for Britain’s railway. Their aim is to ... read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on IET Railway Network Mar 23, 2017 10:30 AM GMT


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