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Electrification of the Blackpool-Preston Railway


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As part of the North West Electrification Programme the line between Preston and Blackpool is being upgraded.

Date and Time

07 February 2018 - 18:00-20:00


Preston, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)


Organised by the UK - NW:Lancs&Cumbria local network. Contact Nigel Whitaker at npwhitaker@theiet.org for more information.

About this event


Ryan Duff Senior Project Engineer Network Rail

As part of the North West Electrification Programme the line between Preston and Blackpool is being upgraded including re-signalling, electrification, track and station upgrades. The lecture will give an overview of the wider North West Electrification Programme, the drivers behind the upgrade of the Preston – Blackpool line, an overview of the design development process and current construction progress.


18:00 for 18:30

Reasons to attend

• Learn more about an emerging hot topic/ development / challenges
• Form new professional relationships within your industry / local area
• Contribute to discussion and debate

Continuing Professional Development

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This event can contribute towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as part of the IET's CPD monitoring scheme.


Free of charge


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