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IRSE's new Chief Executive takes over

​The IRSE's new Chief Executive, Blane Judd, takes over from Francis How on 1st August 2018.  Francis had served as CEO since August 2015.  For more information about Blane, click here.

MSc / Diploma / Certificate in Railway Safety and Control Systems

The University of Birmingham (UK) and University of York (UK) are jointly offering an MSc / Diploma / Certificate in Railway Safety and Control Systems. Places are available now for the course starting in September. Distance learning, part-time and full-time options are offered.

The three pathways of this programme focus on risk and safety systems design; risk and safety systems operation; and communication and control systems (including signalling). The last of these is closely aligned with the syllabus IRSE’s professional Examination, and offers a qualification equivalent to taking part or all of the Exam. The course includes systems engineering and theory and practice in railway control systems.

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IRSE flagship conference: ASPECT 2019

SAVE THE DATE: Our next ASPECT Conference will be held in Delft in the Netherlands from 22nd to 24th October 2019 (with technical visits offered on Friday 25th October).  The event will be open to members and non-members.

ASPECT is the IRSE's flagship technical Conference, held every 2 years at locations around the world.  Featuring fifty or more papers by technical experts from around the world, the Conference provides an unrivalled opportunity for learning and the exchange of knowledge in the fields of train control, railway communications and related disciplines. There is also a day devoted specifically for younger members, and a technical visits day, to accompany the two mains "papers" days.



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