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

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Industry news 145
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The new Hitachi Azuma takes its first test trip north of the border
Virgin Trains gains highest ever market share against airlines on Scotland-London routes
Local councils step up to help shape rail services in West Midlands
South Western Railway takes up the reins after CMA accepts proposals to address competition concerns

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Infrastructure news 145
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The line between Ely and Peterborough reopens following major recovery operation
London Overground gets the green light for extension to Barking Riverside
Twin steel cascades complete the central Ordsall Chord bridge
Phase 1 of Southend Victoria upgrades to be completed early

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This listing represents a selection of the events about which we have been notified. It is strongly recommended that direct contact should be made with the individual organiser responsible for each event before booking places or making travel and accommodation reservations. Cancellations and other last-minute alterations are liable to occur. The editor and publishers of RAILWAY STRATEGIES are not responsible for any loss or inconvenience suffered by readers in connection with this guide to events

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Richard Wheldon joins Frazer Nash’s rail growth team
RIA hires technical and innovation manager
New South Western franchise team revealed
Mace strengthens northern rail team
UK rail projects lead to new role for Peter Jenkins

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Stations 145
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Carlisle station’s new roof is revealed
New booking office for Blairhill station
Amazon delivers for two stations in Rugeley

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Skills
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National network of colleges to provide quality assured rail industry training
GTR works with Princes Trust to bring young people into the rail sector
Call for more young women to study STEM subjects

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Punctuality
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UK Rail companies adopt the most stringent train punctuality measure in Europe
Efforts to improve rail performance begin to bear fruit
The National College for High Speed Rail runs event to attract more women engineers
RSG and RDG form a new partnership to give the rail sector a more powerful voice

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Major upgrade
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Work on major rail programmes to reach a peak this August
Government agrees to an increase in renewals activity for CP6
Bermondsey Dive Under wins recognition for its contribution to the environment
DfT abandons plans to electrify key routes in Wales, the Midlands and the north

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TES
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Professor RAJ ROY of Cranfield University believes that through-life engineering (TES) is the future, not only for the railways but for much of manufacturing. But it is going to require better understanding and a change in thinking

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