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Keeping the wheels turning on UK railways

  • 29 Nov 2021
  • 6:00 PM
  • Online (Zoom)


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This is a Sheffield Branch event organised and run by the Sheffield Branch Committee on behalf of Sheffield Branch members. Other members and non-members are very welcome to register for this talk. 

Overview: The presentation will be an overview of the operations at the Doncaster works with particularly focus on the High Speed Train door refurbishment programme which is extending the life of these vehicles to keep pace with the increasing capacity demands of the UK rail network.

Speaker: Chris Webster BEng MBA (Operations Director , Faiveley UK)

Speaker Biography: C

hris started his career in the Steel Industry, after graduating from Birmingham University with a metallurgical degree. He has held a variety of senior operational roles at the Scunthorpe, Rotherham and Stocksbridge Steel manufacturing sites over a 20+ year career. In 2016 he moved into the rail industry at the Doncaster site, which is the largest and most diverse rail refurbishment site in the UK.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD): Attending this event supports your professional development.  You can claim 2 CPD points per hour for this event.  As a member of the Welding Institute you can record your CPD activity online from your membership portal.

Additional Information:

  • Registration for this event will close 24 hours before the event starts.
  • Live event only
  • Registration details maybe shared with our branch volunteers to facilitate the running of the talk.

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