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Mentoring Awareness Week
Do you remember someone from early in your career who supported and inspired you to become the professional you are today? Could you be that person for someone working toward Professional Registration? 
The IET Mentoring Service are currently seeking mentors in your area for those working toward professional registration.  If you are already professionally registered, and have just a few hours a month to share with another member and feel that you could pass on your experience and support a developing engineer then the IET Mentoring Service want to hear from you.

There is further information, and an application form available on the IET website or contact the team to find out more information.

International Conference on Railway Engineering 2016
The Network have just launched their Call for Papers for the above event to be held in Belgium from 12-13 May 2016.  Please click here for more details on the call for papers and how to submit.  If you could also help us to promote this Call for Papers by forwarding the event link to your contacts/colleagues that would be apprecaited. 

Our next Railway Events will be:

'Mostly Harmless' - a review of qualitative analysis approaches

What is considered 'acceptably safe' within the railway industry?  Join industry expert Peter Sheppard as he dessiminate the latest appraoches to the determination of what is an acceptable level of safety.
12 November 2015 in Birmingham.  
For further details on this event and how to register click here

Annual Railway Lecture and Dinner 
Registration is now open for the above event to be held on 17 November 2015 at IET Savoy Place, London. Click here for further details of the event and how to register.  We welcome company sponsorship, company tables and also individuals as this is an excellent networking opportunity.

We've also taken the opportunity to record this short video with our guest speaker, Jerry England from Network Rail.

21st CineRail Festival
The Routes into Rail video put together by the RSSB has been included in the short list for the
21st CineRail Festival.  You can view the video here.

Event Video Resources

Sacred Cows – Revisiting Fundamental Safety Principles

See our updated blog for the links to all the excellent video footage we shot during the event.
Railway Signalling Research – how the past made the present
If you weren't able to attend our evening seminar in Derby, you can now watch the presentations and interviews with the speakers.  Click here for further details.

Railway Quiz Night 2015
The winners of the Railway Quiz Night held on Thursday, 11 June 2015 at 6pm Doggetts Coat & Badge in Southwark.
were Atkins Point Machines.  Congratulations to the winning team and a big thank you to everyone who took part this year.

Keep up to date with the latest issue of the
Young Rail Professionals Group Newsletter 


REF Combined Events List - Updated
Please click here for details of all the related engineering Institution events for June-August 2015.

Details of the REF Technical Seminar on 15 June on 'Rail Freight the Way Forward' can be found here.

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The Railway Network would like to draw your attention to a new project that is being developed by the Young Railway Professionals (YRP) in collaboration with Routes into Rail .   One of the Routes into Rail strategic projects is the development of an Online Careers Solution to promote rail careers to students and feedback on the idea from the Railway ... read more...
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E&T Free White paper - Overview of a Novel LED-Based Sensor Technology

• Discover a new high-performance, yet cost-effective sensing technology
• Explore its workings and the scientific principles behind it
• Understand why and how it surpasses traditional detection technologies

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The Railway Network covers the engineering aspects of the promotion, construction, regulation, operation, safety and maintenance of railway, metro, tramway and guided transport systems. 

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Young Professionals Best Paper Competition
The seminar aims to help young engineers get noticed in their profession. It provides a unique speaking opportunity to those who have limited experience in presenting at a professional seminar in a supportive environment.