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5aa4614ea6b536debc0f6ad3d5166396-huge-qu IET Railway Quiz Night 2017

The IET Railway Network Quiz challenges your knowledge of all aspects of the railway industry. No matter your area of interest there's a question for you!

Find out more and register your team.  


The forthcoming conference will be held on 24 to 25 May 2017 at Hotel ICON in Hong Kong followed by a technical visit on 26 May 2017.

The International Conference on Railway Engineering (ICRE) is held every three years in Hong Kong with the objective to provide a forum for sharing knowledge and experience; promoting collaboration among practitioners; as well as revealing recent development and applications of new technologies in railway engineering.

The organiser, Railway and Transport Section of the IET Hong Kong is composed of engineering professionals from disciplines of electrical, electronics, industrial, mechanical and railway engineering. In this connection, the conference is a railway event of high regard in the industry.

Railtex 2017


Railtex is the all-encompassing showcase for technological innovations across the entire rail supply market.   

The IET will be exhibiting at Railtex on stand T05, so have a look and see what we will have on offer.
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 - Look out for the blog.

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


In 2016 more than 70 companies and organisations joined together and delivered 157 events across the country for the first ever Rail Week. Young Rail Professionals have now launched Rail Week 2017 , which will take place from Monday 9 to Sunday 15 October . Rail Week is a pan-industry collaborative effort aimed at bridging the sector’s looming skills ... read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on IET Railway Network Apr 24, 2017 2:25 PM BST


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