Events and Activities

Unlocking Innovation: M.A.D.E for Rolling Stock

Date and Time: 10/12/2019,  10:00-16:30

Location: Oastler Building (OA4/01), University of Huddersfield Queensgate, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH

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UKRRIN Annual Conference 2019

Date and Time: 21 November 2019,  09:00 - 19:00

Location: The Repertory Theatre - Birmingham

Following the success of our first Annual Conference, we are pleased to announce the 2nd UKRRIN Annual Conference will take place 21 November 2019 in Birmingham at The Repertory Theatre in Centenary Square. Find out more about this event and register to join us now.

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RIA Annual Conference 2019

Date and Time: 07-08/11/2019,  10:00-18:00

Location: Hilton London Bankside 2-8 Great Suffolk St, London SE1 0UG

The Railway Industry Association’s (RIA) Annual Conference is a highlight of the industry calendar, bringing together RIA members of all sizes with clients, industry leaders, influencers, international guests and policy makers for a two days of informative discussions and networking.

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RSSB Regional Member Engagement Days

Date and Time: 05/11/2019,  09:30 - 14:30

Location: 200 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RQ

RSSB are pleased to welcome you to their series of Regional Member Engagement Days.

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WCRR 2019

Date and Time: 28/10/2019 - 01/11/2019,  

Location: Toyko International Forum 3-5-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0005

WCRR 2019, which will be held in Tokyo from October 28 to November 1, 2019, will be a major gathering for engineers and researchers as well as executives and managers to exchange ideas, and will also be a great opportunity to present the technology of your organization to railway experts from around the world.

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Rail Vehicles and Enhancements Show

Date and Time: 03/10/2019,  10:00 - 16:00

Location: Derby Arena, Pride Park, DE24 8JB, Derby, UK

Rail Vehicles and Enhancements is the only single-theme event aimed at the engineering of rail vehicles for refurbishment, maintenance and enhancements. The show is now entering its seventh successive and successful year.

Now under the ownership of Modern Railways magazine, the expo and conference will be even larger than last year’s event and will be held at the Derby Arena on Thursday 3rd October 2019 between 10.00am and 4.00pm.

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National Infrastructure Laboratory Opening | University of Southampton

Date and Time: 27/09/2019,  12:15 - 16:00


This is the fourth and final in our UKRRIN and REF lecture series. An innovative series focusing on the four UKRRIN Centres of Excellence, their capabilities, and the future of rail in the UK. Andrew Haines, Chief Executive of Network Rail, will give a keynote lecture on “Improving passenger service through innovation”.

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Risk Acceptance in critical sectors: a Wicked problem* – George Bearfield, Huddersfield University

Date and Time: 20/09/2019,  13:00

Location: Webinar

A wicked problem is a problem that is difficult or impossible to solve because of incomplete, contradictory, and changing requirements that are often difficult to recognise. This webinar will outline the problem of aligning expectations and requirements between government and private companies in safety critical sectors.

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Destination Decarbonisation

Date and Time: 17/09/2019,  10:00-16:00

Location: Quinton Rail Technology Centre Station Rd, Long Marston Stratford upon Avon CV37 8JZ

Rail Alliance and Birmingham Centre for Rail Research and Education (BCRRE) will be running its FIRST EVER Sustainability and Decarbonisation event in partnership with Quinton Rail Technology Centre at Long Marston.

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