RSA Events

February 2019
The Future of TransportBook Now
Start Date:28/02/2019 18:30
End Date:28/02/2019 19:30
Event Code:RSF0037
Description:


When: 28 February 2018,  18:00 (for 18:30) - 19:30
Where: Stephenson Harwood, 1 Finsbury Circus, London EC2M 7SH

Speaker: Will Whitehorn, Non Executive and Various Roles

This talk will be a look into the future, based upon an assessment of the past by one of the UK’s foremost speakers on innovation and transport, based upon a long and varied career in both. 
This event is targeted at anyone interested in both transport and the future and how innovations truly come to life and also for anyone who wants to be entertained by a top draw speaker.
 
Book online now or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: membership@ciltuk.org.uk quoting the event code: RSF0037

March 2019
RSF/CILT Visit to the new Thames Valley Signalling Centre, DidcotBook Now
Start Date:12/03/2019 14:00
End Date:12/03/2019 16:00
Event Code:RSF0038
Description:
THIS VISIT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED

When: 12 March 2019, 14:00 - 16:00
Where: Thames Valley Signalling Centre, Basil Hill Rd, Didcot OX11 7HE
Meeting Point: TBC

Speaker: Tom Desmond, TVSC Operations Manager (Inner) Network Rail

With the kind of cooperation of Network Rail Western Route, RSF are delighted to announce a two-hour visit to the TVSC at Didcot, starting at 14:00 on Tuesday 12th March.
The visit will include information and experience of the first Network Rail route to operate Resonate’s Traffic Management system (Paddington to Bristol Parkway) since June 2018.
The Ops Floor and Relay Room will also be visited and an update given of the changes made following transfer of control from the panel boxes that existed across the Western Route, the commissioning of the new platforms, track and signalling at Reading Station. Some practical experience on the signalling simulator may also be possible.
The visit will be hosted by Tom Desmond, Operations Manager (Inner), who will include a description of operations across Western Route, the current challenges and upcoming changes.
The maximum participant number is 10 for this CILT member-only visit and early application is advised. A repeat visit is planned for later in March. 

What to Bring:  please bring ID

Book through Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: membership@ciltuk.org.uk quoting the event code: RSF0038


Devolution in actionBook Now
Start Date:20/03/2019 18:00
End Date:20/03/2019 19:30
Event Code:RSF0036
Description:


When: 20 March 2019 17:30 (for 18:00) - 19:30
Where: Baskerville House, Cambridge St, Birmingham B1 2ND

Speaker: Malcolm Holmes, Executive Director, West Midlands Rail Executive

This event is targeted at those interested in how local government is taking a much more active role, not just in being an informed stakeholder, but a specifier and manager of local railways for local communities and local people. This talk will provide a real worked example in action.

Book online now or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: membership@ciltuk.org.uk quoting the event code: RSF0036


RSF/CILT Visit to the new Thames Valley Signalling Centre, DidcotBook Now
Start Date:26/03/2019 14:00
End Date:26/03/2019 16:00
Event Code:RSF0039
Description:


When: 26 March 2019, 14:00 - 16:00
Where: Thames Valley Signalling Centre, Basil Hill Rd, Didcot OX11 7HE
Meeting Point: TBC

Speaker: Tom Desmond, TVSC Operations Manager (Inner) Network Rail

With the kind of cooperation of Network Rail Western Route, RSF are delighted to announce a two-hour visit to the TVSC at Didcot, starting at 14:00 on Tuesday 26th March.
The visit will include information and experience of the first Network Rail route to operate Resonate’s Traffic Management system (Paddington to Bristol Parkway) since June 2018.
The Ops Floor and Relay Room will also be visited and an update given of the changes made following transfer of control from the panel boxes that existed across the Western Route, the commissioning of the new platforms, track and signalling at Reading Station. Some practical experience on the signalling simulator may also be possible.
The visit will be hosted by Tom Desmond, Operations Manager (Inner), who will include a description of operations across Western Route, the current challenges and upcoming changes. The maximum participant number is 10 for this CILT member-only visit so early application is advised.

What to Bring:  please bring ID

Book through Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: membership@ciltuk.org.uk quoting the event code: RSF0039

October 2019
Study visit to Australia 2019Book Now
Start Date:13/10/2019 09:00
End Date:25/10/2019 17:00
Event Code:RSF0027
Description:





When: 13 - 25 October 2019 
Where: Sydney and MelbourneAustralia

Grow your status as a global rail guru with the CILT RSF Australia visit – apply now!

Apply for a place by 22nd February with just a £200 non-refundable deposit – only 50 places are available for this riveting railway visit!

From only £1730 to £2,270 (Travel to and from Australia not included) – don’t miss this special event!

The Railway Study Forum has put together a breath-taking programme of stimulating, scintillating and exhilarating events from across the transport spectrum of Australia, between the 13 and 25 October 2019.

The study visit enables key knowledge transfers about rail, road, maritime and logistics in Australia, in an action-packed way. Enjoy the visit alongside International railway experts from all disciplines – a chance in a lifetime – not to be missed! Come one, come all – young, old and everyone in between – only together can we learn and innovate for the next generation of railways.

The visit starts and finishes in Australia, allowing delegates to select their own tailor-made preference for travel and airport of entry.

Highlights of the visit include:  Two topical seminars, New construction for Sydney and Melbourne metros, Hunter Valley Coal Chain in Newcastle, 'Secret Train Tunnels', Barangaroo Delivery Authority, a walk over the Sydney Harbour Bridge with experts describing its history and maintenance, a tour of the Port of Melbourne, a trip on the Victorian Goldfields Railway, and a drive along the spectacular Great Ocean Road.  The trip would not be complete without visiting the largest tram network in the world at Yarra Depot in Melbourne with a special tram tour ending at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Attendance for the full programme will qualify for approx 40 hours CPD.

To find out all you need to know about the visit please click here - *last updated 29/01/2019

To apply for your place on the visit please complete the application form, found here. Once complete please email to forums@ciltuk.org.uk

Your application will be acknowledged via email. Final confirmation of your place will follow before the 28 February

This event is still open to applications 



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