Events and Activities

UKRRIN Annual Conference 2019

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

Location: 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 – watch this space for more information and most importantly SAVE THE DATE!

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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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IAVSD Symposium on Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks

Date and Time: 12-16/08/2019,  

Location: Lindholmen Conference Centre in Gothenburg, Sweden

You are invited to attend the 26th IAVSD Symposium on Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks, taking place at the Lindholmen Conference Centre in Gothenburg, Sweden, from 12-16 August 2019. With presentations from UKRRIN CEDS members and Centre leads the Institute of Railway Research, University of Huddersfield.

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Rail Alliance Community event: Civils & Construction in Rail

Date and Time: 16/07/2019,  9:30-14:00

Location: The Building Centre 26 Store Street London WC1E 7BT

Rail Alliance invite you to join them at their community event: Civils & Construction in Rail. With sustainability and Whole Life Value at the heart of procurement decisions this session will explore the materials, machinery and processes maintaining the traditional infrastructure, while showcasing new technology and philosophy.

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UKRRIN/REF Lecture, Centre of Excellence in Testing

Date and Time: 09/07/2019,  18:00-20:00

Location: Institution of Civil Engineers One Great George Street Westminster London SW1P 3AA United Kingdom

Join us on 9 July from 6pm for the third event in the UK Rail Research Innovation Network (UKRRIN) and Railway Engineers Forum (REF) Lecture series. An innovative series focusing on the four UKRRIN Centres of Excellence, their capabilities, and the future of rail in the UK.

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Digital Railway Industry Conference

Date and Time: 25/06/2019 - 26/06/2019,  8:00-16:30

Location: The University of Birmingham

You are invited to take part in a key rail industry event – Putting Passengers First – the digital journey. The event will begin with an evening reception on 25 June (evening only), followed by a full day on 26 June. Attendance is free of charge and delegates will learn more about and can contribute to what must be at the centre of all the rail industry’s activities – delivering a better service for passengers and freight users.

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Rail Live

Date and Time: 19-20th June 2019,  

Location: Quinton Rail Technology Centre Station Rd Long Marston Stratford-upon-Avon

Rail Live is the only exhibition bringing the entire rail industry together in a real railway environment. With nearly 400 exhibitors and 6000 visitors each year, it is the one event to showcase the UK rail industry to the world.

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Rail Electrification: Rebuilding Confidence

Date and Time: 05/06/2019,  TBC

Location: London UK

Developed jointly with RIA and Institution of Mechanical Engineers, this seminar will reflect on recent rail electrification experiences to identify lessons learned, explore what electrification should cost and discuss how the industry and government can regain their confidence in electrification being the first consideration in any move to decarbonise the railway by 2040.

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Industrial Strategy and Rail Sector Opportunities

Date and Time: 30/05/2019,  8:00-10:00

Location: BCRRE, Birmingham University, Gisbert Kapp Building, 12 Edgbaston Park Rd, Birmingham B15 2TT

Birmingham Centre for Rail Research and Education (BCRRE)  invites you to this event to hear Professor David Bailey talk about UK Industrial Strategy

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