A listing of courses currently available from the IMechE (Unless stated otherwise, all courses are in London)

7 November
Introduction to rolling stock
Provides a basic understanding of the role of traction
and rolling stock within the context of railway systems
as a whole

8 November
Traction and braking
Principles of traction and braking for railway engineers

9 November
Vehicle dynamics and vehicle track interaction
Understand the dynamics of railway vehicles to improve
safety, comfort and asset life

13 November
Signalling overview
Common railway signalling subsystems on the UK rail
network

14 November
Train communication and auxiliary systems
New and existing systems in use on today’s rolling stock
fleet

15 November
Train control and safety systems
Learn of the systems used on UK fleets that provide
safety and train operational control

16 November
Vehicle authorisation, acceptance and approvals
Introduction to acceptance procedures which apply
across the rail network

28 November
Train structural integrity
Structural integrity, fire and crashworthiness systems
found on today’s rail fleets

29 November
Fleet maintenance – Introduction
Improve your processes and fleet maintenance
processes

30 November
Fleet maintenance – Advanced
Understand the issues affecting rail vehicle performance
and cost of maintenance

For more information
Tel: 0207 304 6920
Email: training@imeche.org
Web: www.imeche.org/learning-and-development/courses/railway