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The IRSE is the professional institution for all those engaged in or associated with railway signalling and telecommunications, train control, traffic management and allied professions.

The IRSE has its headquarters in London, UK. It is active worldwide, with 50% of its membership outside the UK. The Institution aims to advance the science and practice of train control and communications engineering within the industry and to maintain high standards of knowledge and competence within the profession. The overriding purpose in doing this is for the public benefit, to help ensure the safe and efficient movement of people and freight by rail. For more information about the IRSE, click here.
IRSE launches new Thailand Section
The IRSE Thailand Section was opened at an inaugural meeting on 27th July 2016 held at Kasetsart University in Bangkok. The IRSE President 2016-17 (Charles Page) participated in the opening event with Dr Wichai Siwakosit, the IRSE Thailand Section Chairman.
Our congratulations to all those involved in establishing the new Section, which brings to 18 the number of IRSE Sections around the world. For more information about the IRSE Thailand Section, click here.

IRSE-Signet Award Launched
The IRSE and Signet Solutions Ltd have joined forces to launch a new annual award, to be known at the IRSE-Signet Award. It is presented to the candidate in the IRSE Examination who achieves the highest marks in any single module of the Exam.  The Award includes funding to enable the winner to attend the IRSE's annual Convention (being held this year in Beijing).
The very first recipient is Rob Taylor-Rose of Network Rail (UK), who was presented with the Award by Andy Knight, MD of Signet, at their offices in Derby on 19 July at an event held to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the foundation of the company.
For more information about Awards and Prizes from the IRSE, click here.


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 Railway Gazette news
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailWorld rail market July 2016
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailBeijing metro installs ultracapacitor energy storage
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailDakar Train Express Régional contracts
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailKuala Lumpur – Singapore high speed line technical adviser appointed
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailNew tram on test in Volgograd
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailGeorgian Railway unveils Stadler EMUs
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailFurrer+Frey to launch reduced-size overhead conductor bar
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailDenver commuters make a B Line for new service
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailPresident inaugurates Abuja – Kaduna railway
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailHigh speed test centre grant must be repaid
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailKraków completes ex-Wien light rail vehicle rebuild
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailTEM28 shunting locomotive on test
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailSmart machine to be launched at InnoTrans
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailLyon – Torino tunnelling launched
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailStadler selected for St Petersburg fast tram order
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailBucurești tram funds allocated
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailHigh-tech track
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailSingapore to pilot account-based ticketing
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailSeamless station-to-train wi-fi roaming goes live
 last update on: 28/07/2016 09:23:12
 Chinese high speed train
Presidential Programme Technical Paper: Chinese Signalling
The first paper in our 2016-17 Presidential Programme series. The author is Philip Wong, General Manager-Technical & Engineering Services, MTR Corporation Limited.
Start date & time: Friday, August 26, 2016 6:00 PM
Location: Hong Kong