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Telecoms Innovations
The talk: “Telecoms Innovations” will be given by Tim Lane (Network Rail)
Start date & time: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 5:15 PM
Location: Birmingham

Contactless Payment and Ticketing on the Underground
Come and learn about the Contactless payment system used across London’s transport network, specifically a component called the Fares & Aggregation Engine that ensures TfL charges customers the correct fare for their journey.
Start date & time: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 5:30 PM
Location: London

2019 Younger Members AGM / York ROC Technical Visit
With the kind support of Siemens Rail Automation in York, the IRSE younger members are pleased to invite you free of charge to an afternoon session to be held at York Regional Operating Centre (ROC). The afternoon will consist of a tour of the operating floor at the ROC, the Younger Members Annual General Meeting and a tour of the Siemens Transportation Transpennine Express rolling stock maintenance depot.

Timetable and further details in attached flyer.
Start date & time: Thursday, March 21, 2019 1:00 PM
Location: York

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York Section Annual Dinner
The 2019 Dinner will be held at the National Railway Museum, York on Thursday 21 March 2019.
Start date & time: Thursday, March 21, 2019 7:00 PM
Location: York

A paper by Andy Scarisbrick
Subject TBC
Start date & time: Wednesday, April 03, 2019 6:00 PM
Location: Swindon

Visit to MIRA, Nuneaton
A visit to HORIBA MIRA Ltd. (formerly the Motor Industry Research Association)
Start date & time: Tuesday, April 09, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: Nuneaton

UKRRIN Lecture Series Digitising the Railway
Academic researchers and industry representatives are invited to join us for the second event in our lecture series, showcasing the Centre of Excellence in Digital Systems.
Start date & time: Tuesday, April 09, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: Birmingham

IRSE Midland and North Western Section Annual General Meeting and Ian Mitchell – a career in railway R&D
The 49th Annual General Meeting of the Midland and North Western Section of the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers will take place at 17.15 at Signet Solutions, Kelvin House, RTC Business Park, London Road, DERBY, DE24 8UP on Tuesday 9th April 2019.
Start date & time: Tuesday, April 09, 2019 5:15 PM
Location: Birmingham

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Digital Signalling Upgrade Symposium: Beating the challenge
Building on from last year's joint conference between the IRSE and INCOSE, Karl King and Mike Morua of Frazer-Nash Consultancy will lead a structured workshop to identify the fundamental needs and requirements of an example digital signalling upgrade project. This will demonstrate a robust and concise process of extracting significant volumes of requirements information in an organised and recorded fashion.
Start date & time: Thursday, April 11, 2019 9:00 AM
Location: London, UK

Normalized Deviance in Railway Safety
A presentation on recent investigations by the Rail Accident Investigation Branch
Start date & time: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 6:00 PM
Location: London