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  • Tue, 14 Jan 2014, 16:00-18:00
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  • Reading Train Care Depot, Cow Lane, Reading, RG1 8FN

IRO Area

Event Details

The Depot Operations Team at First Great Western’s Reading Traincare Depot would like to offer IRO members the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the principles of Depot Movements Control and Operation. Ron Baird, Depot Operations Manager for Reading Traincare Depot will provide an exciting overview of depot operations, including signalling control and operation and there will be opportunity to test your skills with onsite depot signalling simulator. There will also be the option for a guided tour of the depot facility. 

Places are strictly limited and priority will be given to current students on the IRO education programmes. Orange Hi-Vis Vest and Safety Shoes will be required for the visit, additional PPE will be supplied.

For further details and to book a place please contact Martin Bonnington South West Area Events Coordinator on sw.events@railwayoperators.co.uk  Places can also be booked through the IRO Website.

CPD Topics Covered: Delivering Passenger and Freight Services, Managing Safety, Operational Planning and Timetabling, Rolling Stock and Fleet Management, Train Movement Control Systems


Bookings are closed for this event.

Added on the website on January 14, 2014