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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 UK Programme of Events now available

The IRSE's Programme of Events for Sept 2017 - April 2018 is now available. Click here to view it, or go to the UK page of the IRSE website (, which you can find under the "Near You" tab.


Book online now for the IRSE ASPECT CONFERENCE...
Open to non-members as well as members

IRSE Annual Convention - USA
The 2017 Convention will be held in Grapevine, between Dallas and Fort Worth. For more information visit the Convention webpage on this website (under the "Events" tab).
Start date & time: Monday, September 25, 2017 6:00 PM
Location: USA

AGM + Technical Presentation
Details to follow
Start date & time: Wednesday, October 04, 2017 6:00 PM
Location: Swindon

Smartlock 400GP upgrade and Smart IO
Paper to be presented by  Ian Chapman (Alstom)
Start date & time: Thursday, October 05, 2017 5:30 PM
Location: York

Derby Resignalling
Paper to be presented by Edward Zifodya (Siemens)
Start date & time: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 5:15 PM
Location: Derby

Automatic Testing of Interlocking Signalling Controllers
Presentation by Eduardo Olleta (Atkins)
Start date & time: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 5:30 PM
Location: Glasgow

2nd Presidential Programme Technical Paper: "Technology disruption - facing the future
Join us for the 2nd Presidential Programme Technical Paper of 2017-18, on the subject of Technology Disruption and the Digital Railway.  The speak is Stuart Calvert, of the GB Digital Railway Programme.
Start date & time: Thursday, October 12, 2017 6:00 PM
Location: London

French Section : Experience return on 3 HSL recently put into service in France
The conference will cover the experience return on the construction of the 3 last HSL built in France (Sud Est Atalantique, Bretagne Pays de Loire, Contournement Nîmes Montpellier)
Start date & time: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 5:00 PM
Location: PARIS

Swiss Section Technical Visit Rosshäuserntunnel BLS
Baustelle zu Beginn - Einbau Bahntechnik
Start date & time: Friday, October 20, 2017 1:00 PM
Location: Rosshäusern

Northern Line Extension, London Underground - Technical Visit
Technical Visit to one of London Underground’s biggest projects – the Northern Line Extension (NLE) to Battersea.
Start date & time: Friday, October 20, 2017 1:30 PM
Location: London

Railway Signalling and Telecommunications in China
With the kind support and sponsorship of the 7th IEEE International Symposium of Microwave, Antenna, Propagation, and EMC Technologies (MAPE 2017), the IRSE China Section will be holding a technical workshop in terms of rail signalling and telecommunication technologies at Xi’an, Shaanxi Province on 24th October
Start date & time: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 1:30 PM
Location: Xi'an, China

Presentation on Crossrail
Joint event with IET. Paper to be presented by Tom Godfrey (Bombardier)
Start date & time: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 6:30 PM
Location: Plymouth