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  • Sat, 10 Dec 2016, 09:45-16:00
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  • Plymouth Station, North Road, Plymouth, PL4 6AB

IRO Area

Event Details

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‘Great Western Railway – Driver Simulator Experience’


Saturday 10th December 2016

Morning Session: 0945 for 1000 start

Afternoon Session: 1245 for 1300 start

Plymouth Railway Station, Plymouth


Ever wanted to know more about the skills and techniques required to drive a train?

The team at Great Western Railway would like to offer IRO members the chance to experience just that. In a rare and exciting opportunity Irene Beale, Driver Simulator Manager and Kerry Cassidy, Driver for GWR will facilitate sessions in the use of Driver Simulators in driver training and competence management at their training centre in Plymouth.

Places are strictly limited at this event to allow members to gain the most from a hands on experience of the simulators. Priority will be given to current students on the IRO education programmes. Please indicate your preferred session when registering your interest for this event.

Relevant Professional Operators Development (POD) Areas:

– Managing Safety

– Rolling Stock & Fleet Management

– Train Movement & Control Systems

– People & Change

Members of the South West & Wales Area Council will also be on hand and will be happy to tell you more about the Institution, including events, membership and Learning & Development Opportunities.

To register for a place or for further information about the above or any other IRO South West & Wales Area Council related activities. Please email Martin Bonnington – sw.events@railwayoperators.co.uk

CPD Topics Covered: Managing Safety, People and Change, Rolling Stock and Fleet Management, Train Movement Control Systems

Added on the website on December 10, 2016