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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.
Presidential Programme of Technical Papers (2016-2017) announced
The IRSE has announced its programme of Technical Papers as part of the Presidential Programme for 2016-17. They are as follows:
29 September: Chinese Signalling (Hong Kong)
9 November: Asset Management (London)
6 December: East Rail CBTC Migration (London)
10 January 2017: Low cost signalling (London)
8 February 2017: Automatic Data Validation (London)
14 March 2017: ERTMS Level 3 (London)
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Reading Traincare Depot Visit
Technical Visit to the Great Western Railway train care depot at Reading.
Start date & time: Friday, June 03, 2016 9:45 AM
Location: Reading, Berkshire, UK

International Signalling
ETCS in Different Countries
Start date & time: Friday, June 03, 2016 1:30 PM
Location: Switzerland

Minor Railways Section AGM and Visit (UK)
IRSE Minor Railways Section - 2016 AGM and Visit
Start date & time: Saturday, June 04, 2016 9:30 AM
Location: Keighley, UK

 Members' Luncheon
18th Annual Members Luncheon
The 18th Annual Members Luncheon to be held at the Union Jack Club, Waterloo, London.
Start date & time: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 12:00 PM
Location: London
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2 Day Visit to Limerick Area
ESB Ardnacrusha, Irish Aviation Authority Shannon, Hunt Museum Limerick, Bunratty Castle & Folk Museum
Start date & time: Sunday, June 19, 2016 2:00 PM
Location: Limerick, Ireland

Rail Week 2016
An industry showcase taking rail to the next generation, organised by Young Rail Professionals.
Start date & time: Monday, June 27, 2016 12:00 AM
Location: United Kingdom