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2nd Presidential Programme Technical Paper

​The 2nd Technical Paper in the IRSE's 2016-17 Presidential Programme series will be presented by Jan Swier of ProRail (Netherlands) on Wednesday 9th November at the IMechE, 1 Birdcage Walk, London (NOT at the IET as previously advertised). 

The title of the paper and presentation is "Asset Management".  Members and non-members are warmly invited to attend.

Please note that refreshments will be available from 18.00 and NOT 17.30 as previously advertised, and that the meeting will start at 18.30.


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