RSA Events

June 2019
Edinburgh Tram – Bringing the Dream to Reality – a 5 year journeyBook Now
Start Date:25/06/2019 18:30
End Date:25/06/2019 19:45
Event Code:RSF0044

When: 25 June 18:00 (for 18:30) - 19:45
Where: The Gable, 25 Moorgate, London EC2R 6AR 

Speaker: Charlene Wallace, Chair, Edinburgh Tram & Peter Cushing

Edinburgh Tram is one of the UK public transport success stories. A long time in the making and not without controversy, it is now a public favourite. If you wish to understand more about how such a significant project gets up and running and brought into successful use – then this is for you.

This event has an open bar.

Book online now or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: quoting the event code: RSF0044
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

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

Grow your status as a global rail guru with the CILT RSF Australia visit

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

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

January 2020
Spa Valley RailwayBook Now
Start Date:21/01/2020 19:00
End Date:21/01/2020 20:30
Event Code:GTG0367

When: 21 January 2020, 18:30 (for 19:00) - 20:30
Where: Harlequin Theatre , Warwick Crescent, Redhill , Surrey

Speaker: Brian Halford

Presentation on the history and development of the Spa Valley Railway . The Tunbridge Wells to Eridge line ran from the (now) HQ of the Spa Valley Railway at Tunbridge Wells West from 1866 to its closure in 1985. After an amazing effort by members of TWERPS (you'll find out what this means at the meeting), the line was again opened through to Groombridge in August 1997 and finally to Eridge in 2011. Brian will give an illustrated talk on the railway's history from just before closure in 1985 to more recent developments. Whilst this meeting is free a contribution to the speakers cost will be welcome and collected on day

A light buffet will be provided.

Book online now or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: quoting the event code: GTG0367

March 2020
The Light Rail Safety and Standards BoardBook Now
Start Date:17/03/2020 19:00
End Date:17/03/2020 20:30
Event Code:GTG0366

When: 17 March 2020 18:30 (for 19:00) - 20:30
Where: Harlequin Theatre, Warick Crescent, London Road, Redhill, RH1 1NN
Meeting Point: Foyer

Speaker: Luke Y. Albanese - BA (Hons) MSc CMILT,Director, Albanese Consulting Limited

Based upon his knowledge of the industry and his experience, Luke will present a summary of the work of this newly established, officially sanctioned, industry body, which is developing a consistent and comprehensive approach to light rail system risk management, accident prevention and accident and incident reporting.  The new body will develop an industry set of Light Rail technical and safety standards for existing and new scheme promoters.

Refreshments and a light buffet will be provided.

Book online now or contact Membership Services, Tel: 01536 740104 or email: quoting the event code:  GTG0366


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