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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.

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IRSE Annual Dinner: open for bookings

The IRSE's Annual Dinner will take place on the evening of Friday 21st April at The Savoy, London. Our Guest of Honour will be David Waboso, Managing Director of the Digital Railway Programme. To book tickets for yourself or for your company, go to the Annual Dinner events page of our website.

IRSE gains new Professional Development Manager

​On 9th January Judith Ward joins us as our new Professional Development Manager.  Judith is a Chartered Engineer, and a signal engineer by profession. She previously worked for Atkins in London, managing the development of their signalling resources. Judith has also served on the IRSE’s Recruitment, Marketing and Publicity Committee for several years. She will be based in London.


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Thameslink - delivering new technology in the eye of the storm
Presentation by Mark Ferrer and Steve Chatfield (Siemens)
Start date & time: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 5:30 PM
Location: Glasgow

UK Western Section Meeting, Seminar Renewing the Great Western Railway fleet
Speaker Andy Mellors – Great Western Railway
Start date & time: Wednesday, February 01, 2017 6:00 PM
Location: Chippenham, UK

Presidential Programme Paper: Automatic Testing of Interlocking Signalling Controllers
The fifth paper in our 2016-17 Presidential Programme series. The authors and speakers will be John Martin and Eduardo Olleta of Atkins
Start date & time: Wednesday, February 08, 2017 6:00 PM
Location: London

Electrifying the North-West - an Update
Presentation on the NW electrifcation programme
Start date & time: Thursday, February 09, 2017 5:15 PM
Location: Preston

Reading Remodelling
Presentation by Tony Pope (Siemens)
Start date & time: Thursday, February 09, 2017 5:30 PM
Location: York, UK

Seminar: Automatic Train Operation
This must-attend event will focus on the benefits of ATO for mainline rail. Hear from metro and underground lines that have been using the system for years and gain an understanding of the ATO system as a whole, along with the benefits and risks associated with its implementation.
Start date & time: Thursday, February 16, 2017 8:30 AM
Location: London

Operational VoiP
Presentation by Grant Kilgour, Mark Donnelly and Graham Smith (Network Rail)
Start date & time: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 5:30 PM
Location: Glasgow