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The Railway Technical Network facilitates sharing and understanding of technical information and knowledge associated with Railway for the benefit of IET members and the wider community. All of our events are open to the public and most are free of charge.

Welcome from the Chair
Welcome to the home of the IET Railway Technical Network. We would love to hear from you about working with the TN and bringing forward any ideas to help us develop our network and contacts..

Key Topics for 2022 and 2023
We are currently working on the the Network's key focus areas for 2022 and 2023, so if you would like to input in this, please get in touch

Each year the TN organise several topic events including seminars (F2F and online), webinars, and also engage with external stakeholder activities such and joint institutions events.  Keep an eye out for  #Railway to follow us.

On Demand content
Content from previous webinars can be found on the Technical Network Webinar Hub under Transport.

-  How do you Decarbonise the transport sector?

Setting the Scene on Decarbonisation in Transport 2050

Short to medium term up to 2035

Medium to long term covering to 2050


-  Cyber-physical systems in the UK railways

-  Why bother with Safety Assurance?

Young Professional On Demand Content
IET Railway Young Professionals 'Introduction to Signalling', and 'Railway Engineering a New Horizon to Successful Future Career'


Executive Committee
Martin Halligan, Chair
John Easton, Past Chair

Alexandros Gavrilakris
Dominic Kelsey
Ross Dunsford
Rowan Joachim
John Lawrence
Nikhil Swami
Victoria Aviomoh
Anthony Dunne
Konstantinos Banias

Young Professionals
Zahangir Hussain (YP Chair)
Jyoti Filby (YP)
Lakshan Subenthiran (YP)
Reza Zolfaghari (YP)

Community Manager
Lynsay Callaghan

Contact Us
Lynsay Callaghan - Community Manager
T: +44(0) )207 344 5416


Joint working
The Railway TN are part of the Railway Engineers Forum (REF) who is a multi-disciplinary body drawn from those Professional Institutions with strong railway interests.

About the REF
The aim of the Railway Engineers Forum (REF) is to harmonise the various strengths of the constituent Institutions in devising and implementing their programmes of activities in support of the railway community. This will encompass conferences, seminars, lectures, training, information services, publications and statements of policy to Government and other Regulatory Bodies.

Constituent Partners
The constituent partners of the Railway Engineers Forum are:

Associated Societies: