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  1. Licensing
  2. Membership
  3. Qualifications & Careers
  4. Publications & Resources
  5. Get Involved
  6. News

Protecting the safety of all those who travel and work on railway systems worldwide


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.

Find out more about the IRSE

Exam 2020 News
Keep yourself up-to-date with the most current information about the 2020 IRSE professional examination

Dr Daniel Woodland is President for 2020-21

Our Presidential team have been appointed for 2020-21: Dr Daniel Woodland is our new President, supported by Ian Bridges (Senior Vice President) and Andy Knight (Junior Vice President).  Watch Daniel's Presidential address, the first IRSE President to deliver his inaugural speech by video, about his plans for 2020-21 on the theme The Challenges of Change in Complex CCS Systems.  Details of other members of our Council can be found on our "Governance" page.

Join the IRSE today, for regular informative events, opportunities to meet industry colleagues around the world, support for your development as an engineer, and a monthly magazine packed with news and useful articles.
Find out how to join (rates from as little as £81, or £40 if you are a student). Take a look at one of our monthly magazines to see what you could be reading. Check out our calendar of events around the world See how the IRSE has helped the career and development of members.