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Younger Members' Annual Seminar and Technical Visit01/11/2018 09:00Birmingham UK
Please join us to explore all aspects of railway communications, including lineside fibre optic networks, future train radio communications and the latest telecoms innovations.
Seminar Thursday 1st November - National College of High Speed Rail, Birmingham UK with IRSE President Dr Markus Montigel giving the Key Note Speech, many speakers and a technical visit to the National College of High Speed Rail.
Technical Visit Friday 2nd November - Birmingham PSB and New Street Station Control Room, Birmingham UK
This event will be free of charge thanks to our sponsors Westermo and Siemens.
To book onto this event please follow this link to EventBrite: or just search for IRSE Younger Members at
See attached flier for further information.
Generic logoCAFEO36 Singapore12/11/2018 08:00Singapore

The Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES) is aligning CAFEO36 around two distinct themes - Engineering Rail Connectivity and Fostering Excellence in Engineering Education.

More information is on the CAFEO36 website -

IRSE members can register for CAFEO36 with the preferred fee of SGD590 (use 'member of supporting organisation' code).

CAFEO36 features 2 Engineering Conferences, 2 Technical Visits, 1 2-Day Exhibitions, 3 Post-Conference Workshops, 1 Welcome Dinner, 1 Farewell Banquet. All made accessible with one single ticket

CAFEO36 will be officiated by the Deputy Prime Minister Mr Teo Chee Hean, and Senior Minister of State Dr Lam Pin Min will be gracing the Singapore Rail Technology Conference as Guest-of-Honour.

Highly current and sought-after discussions on the impact of big data, data analytics, IoT in rail transport, smart technologies in maintenance & operation, latest CBTC & automation, rail whole-life cycle management and ASEAN Country Updates, amongst other hot topics.

Practical solutions and success stories from more than 10 case studies from Singapore, Indonesia, Taiwan, Australia, UK, France, amongst others.

Key exhibitors and sponsors include SMRT, Bentley Systems, Arup, Mitsubishi Electric, Mun Hean, amongst others.

Annual CBTC Conference29/11/2018 09:00Toronto
This year’s CBTC conference will be held on November 29th and 30th at Fairmont Royal York, in the heart of downtown Toronto. 
The IRSE invites you to attend to listen and contribute to the debate about: 
• Project updates, specifically for Canadian CBTC projects currently being implemented or planned;
• The application of CBTC on LRT, and commuter rail transit systems;
• Lessons learned in implementing CBTC in a brownfield environment;
• CBTC revenue service operating and maintenance experience;
• Looking to the future; what are the user business needs?  What research & development is currently underway on new/improved technologies to further improve operating performance while reducing life cycle costs?"
Registration opened 3rd September 2018
IRSE CBTC Registration 2018
Member Rate: $280 CAD / £170 GB before 26 October - $330 CAD / £200 GB after 26 October
Non-member Rate: $310 CAD / £190 GB before 26 October - $360 CAD / £220 GB after 26 October
We are proud to announce the following sponsors:
  • Alstom - Platinum
  • Gannett Fleming - Platinum
  • Wabtech Railway Electronics - Platinum
  • WSP - Platinum
  • Hatch - Gold
  • CBTC Solutions and Green Aspects - Joint Gold
  • Parsons - Gold
ASPECT 2019 Convention22/10/2019 09:00Delft, Netherlands
What is ASPECT?: ASPECT is the international conference organised by the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers (IRSE) held every two years. In 2019 we are excited to host ASPECT in the town of Delft in the Netherlands. This will be hosted in the Delft University of Technology, with the main conference on 23-24 October 2019. We are looking forward to welcoming delegates and speakers from countries all over the world from all types of railway – high speed, heavy freight, mixed traffic, metro, light rail and tram. What is the theme? ASPECT welcomes papers on the topics that make up its name: • Automation • Signalling • Performance • Equipment • Control and • Telecommunications However, in 2019 we have decided to focus the conference on the theme of 'resilience.' More information about preparing a paper for ASPECT 2019 can be downloaded below.