Refine search results

All    Any    Exact phrase

Search hint

All - search for events containing all entered keywords

Any - search for events containing any, some, or all of the entered keywords

Exact phrase - search for events where keywords appear exactly as entered





Within of post code (UK Only)

Login for more refinement options

Electrification of the Blackpool-Preston Railway


Image of three blue heads in profile on grey background

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

CPD logo declaring this event can contribute 1 hours towards your Continuing Professional Development

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


Free of charge


Are you looking for more events?

You might also be interested in (search more events)

Icon image of building exterior

Exhibition - Wed 17 January 2018 at 09:30

Come and find out how your skills and talents can make a world of difference. Have you ever thought about a career in the emerging and in-demand profession of cyber security? With demand for cyber security skills set to rocket in the next five years, there’s an increasing and wide range of varied and lucrative roles on offer. Discover the breadth of opportunities available by attending our one-day careers show on 17 January.