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Visit to Bombardier

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A rare opportunity to visit Bombardier Transportation UK Ltd in Derby with proposed tours of the Engineering Development Laboratory, Train Control Test Laboratory and Train build lines for Southern 377/6 and London Underground SSL.

Date and Time

20 February 2013 - 17:15-19:30

Location

Derby, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Joint Event.


About this event

A rare opportunity to visit Bombardier Transportation UK Ltd in Derby and tour the facilities. Subject to confirmation, this visit will include tours of the following areas:

  • Engineering Development Laboratory - including demonstrations of how various train components are tested before they are incorporated into vehicles.
  • Train Control Test Laboratory  - see how the train control and management software is tested and proved for service.
  • Train build lines for Southern 377/6 and London Underground SSL - tour the production lines for the latest vehicles and see the staged approach to manufacture.

This visit has been organised by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the IET Railway Network.

Programme

17:15    Registration and refreshments
17:45    Tour begins
19:30    Tour ends

Registration information

Registration is essential as places are extremely limited.



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