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The Institution of Railway Signal Engineers, known more usually as the IRSE, is an international organisation, active throughout the world.

It is the professional engineering institution for all those engaged or interested in railway signalling, control and communications and allied disciplines.
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IRSE introduces new Mentoring Scheme
The IRSE mentoring scheme is now available to assist members to develop their professional competence, achieve their learning objectives and enhance their non-technical skills through mentoring provided by more experienced members. See Member's Section of website.

Aspect 2015
International Conference; 15th - 16th September, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London UK. Booking now - see events page on website.

New Licensing Committee Chairman
Colin Porter has taken over from Ken Burrage as the Chair of the Licensing Committee


testing a signalling system, lecture at Savoy Place London, signalling control centre, train cab equipment and on-train signalling equipment

 Railway Gazette news
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailOuigo to expand as SNCF rethinks low-cost services
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailHitachi opens Newton Aycliffe rolling stock plant
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailHull Trains to order Hitachi electro-diesel trainsets
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailSapphire Corp to acquire Ranken Infrastructure Ltd
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailRefurbished ScotRail DMU rolled out
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailSzczecin extends right bank tram network
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailChina Railway Corp orders Zefiro380 high speed trains
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailRichard Hunter
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailHitachi Information Control Systems Europe formed
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailUnited Wagon Co to supply castings for the US wagon market
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailL&T wins ‘breakthrough’ Riyadh metro contract
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailPomeranian Metropolitan Railway opens
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailHigh speed links to the northeast completed
  Click here to expand/collapse item detailPorto operating contract retendered
 last update on: 03/09/2015 23:13:24
RhB and Albula UNESCO
Visit museum and internal meeting
Start date & time: Friday, September 11, 2015 10:00 AM
Location: Switzerland, CH-7482 Bergün / Bravuogn

RhB Albula - UNESCO
Outdoor Visit of the Albula-Historical railway trail
Start date & time: Saturday, September 12, 2015 10:00 AM
Location: Switzerland, CH-7482 Bergün / Bravuogn

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Themes: Automation, Signalling, Performance, Equipment, Control, Telecommunications
Start date & time: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 9:00 AM
Location: London
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IRSE Hong Kong Technical Forum
Applications of RFID and GPS Technologies in Railway.
Start date & time: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 6:00 PM
Location: Kowloon Bay

 IRSE Scottish Section Lecture
WSSC Signallers Assistant
"WSSC Signallers Assistant" is an IRSE Scottish Section technical paper to be presented on the 17th September 2015 in Glasgow by Peter Treble of TRE.
Start date & time: Thursday, September 17, 2015 5:30 PM
Location: Glasgow

IRSE YM Social Networking Event
An opportunity to meet with colleagues, friends and peers to discuss current affairs.
Start date & time: Thursday, September 17, 2015 5:30 PM
Location: London

 IRSE visit
2 Day Visit - The Railways of Northern Ireland - Past, Present and Future
Bookings are now being taken for the Irish Section's first two day event. This will offer an excellent opportunity to enjoy the highlights of Belfast and Northern Ireland both in technical and social aspects.
Start date & time: Friday, September 18, 2015 1:00 PM
Location: Belfast

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North Eastern Railway Engineers' Forum 19th Annual Event
Bringing Railway Engineers together. Rail initiatives in the North East.
Start date & time: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 5:00 PM
Location: York

Brownfield Resignalling Projects: Guiding Principles, Options and Constraints
Presented by Mr Richard Roberts, Siemens Mobility
Start date & time: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 6:30 PM
Location: Singapore

Younger Members visit to RAIB Farnborough
Visit to Rail Accident Investigation Branch - see attached flyer for more information.
Start date & time: Friday, October 02, 2015 9:30 AM
Location: Farnborough