Events

DateEvent
27th to 31st August 2018

Rail Welding Workshop 2018 - Fundamentals to Frontiers

The Institute of Railway Technology at Monash University will be hosting a course on Rail Welding - Fundamentals to Frontiers from 27th to 31st August 2018. Railway engineers, technologists and managers responsible for any aspect of rail weld production, testing or performance are especially encouraged to attend.

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11th Sept 2018

Shaping the Future of Railway Event - 11 Sept 2018

The third annual ‘Shaping the Future of Railway’ industry-student engagement event hosted by the Institute of Railway Technology (IRT) in conjunction with the Monash University Faculty of Engineering, took place on Tuesday 11 September 2018 at Monash University, Green Chemical Futures building. This well attended event was supported by several senior railway managers and engineers from the Australian railway industry.

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14th March 2018

2018 Stephen Marich Annual Lecture in Railway Engineering

The 2018 lecture was delivered on Wednesday, 14 March 2018 at the Pavilion - Arts Center, Melbourne, Australia by Dr. Robert Fröhling from Transnet Freight Rail. His keynote address was entitled "Vehicle-Track System Dynamics and Long Term Behaviour".

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15th November 2017

China Hong Kong Railway Institution - November 2017 Function

Technical talk on "Safer Railways Using Innovative In-Service Monitoring Technologies for Passenger Networks". Ravi Ravitharan will be presenting at the workshop on Instrumentation & Monitoring Systems. IRT team members will also be present at the workshop.

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1st October - 30th November 2017

MiniProf - Greenwood Engineering 25 Year Aniversary Celebration

Greenwood Engineering is celebrating MiniProf 25 year anniversary and acknowledging IRT as their agent for the Australasian region for the past 10+ years. To celebrate this special milestone, Greenwood Engineering in conjunction with IRT are offering a special discount of 10% on purchase of any new MiniProf BT systems. This is a special offer only available to IRT customers and valid for any orders received from 1st October until 30th November 2017 and units to be delivered by 31st December 2017. Please contact us today for further details or to request a quote.

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21st - 23rd November 2017

AusRail - MiniProf Bluetooth New Generation Equipment and Envision Session

You are invited to attend a special MiniProf session showcasing the latest hardware and software. This free session is an exclusive event with limited seats, registration and early RSVP is essential to avoid disappointment. You will have the opportunity to view the instruments available and be shown features of the latest software.

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14th September 2017

Shaping the Future of Railway Event - 14 Sept 2017

The second inaugural student - industry engagement event Shaping the Future of Railway was hosted on Thursday 14th September 2017 by the Institute of Railway Technology with the support of the Faculty of Engineering. The event was another great success.

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2nd March 2017

Workshop - Current Track Maintenance Standards and their Relevance to Modern Railways

Following the Stephen Marich Annual Lecture on 1 March 2017, the Institute of Railway Technology hosted a full day workshop on "the Current Track Maintenance Standards and their Relevance to Modern Railways" at Monash University on 2 March 2017.

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1st March 2017

2017 Stephen Marich Annual Lecture in Railway Engineering

The 2017 lecture was delivered on Wednesday, 1 March 2017 at the Pavilion - Arts Center, Melbourne, Australia by Mr. Gary Wolf from Wolf Railway Consulting, Atlanta, USA. His keynote address was entitled "New Inspection and Detection Technologies for Managing Track and Vehicles - Improving Asset Life and Reducing Derailments".

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21st Sept 2016

Inaugural Shaping the Future of Railway Event - 21 Sept 2016

The inaugural student - industry engagement event Shaping the Future of Railway was hosted on Wednesday 21st September 2016 by the Institute of Railway Technology with the support of the Faculty of Engineering. The event was a great success.

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2nd March 2016

2016 Stephen Marich Annual Lecture in Railway Engineering

The 2016 lecture was delivered on Wednesday, 2 March 2016 at the Pavilion - Arts Center, Melbourne, Australia by Prof. Elias Kassa, from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). His keynote address was entitled "Improving Train Dynamics through Turnouts: Optimization of Track Gauge and Track Stiffness".

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21st - 24th June 2015

11th International Heavy Haul Association Conference IHHA2015

The Institute of Railway Technology is joining the railway industry in Perth for IHHA2015 from 21 - 24 of June. IRT contributes to the conference by presenting eleven technical papers and exhibiting at booth 46.

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April - June 2015

Railway Groups Agree to Work Together

Already this year there have been a number of significant events in the rail industry calendar and there are many more ahead.

On 4 March the second Stephen Marich annual lecture in railway engineering was hosted by the Institute of Railway Technology in Melbourne.

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30th August 2015

Aus Connection to Contact Conference

Australia's professor Ajay Kapoor and Peter Mutton are among members of the committee preparing to host this year's 10th Contact mechanics Conference.

The conference will be held in Colorado Springs in Colorado, United States, on 30 August - 3 September.

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April - June 2015

Heavy Haul Industry Leaders to Gather in Perth

Heavy-Haul industry leaders will assemble in Perth later this year for the 11th International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA) Conference. IHHA 2015 will be held 21-24 June at the wolrd-class Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre and will be complemented by an exhibition of cutting-edge organisations operating in the heavy-haul sector.

The first IHHA Conference was held in Perth in 1975 as a meeting of rail industry representatives from around the globe to seek advice to resolve heavy-haul issues.

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4th March 2015

2015 Stephen Marich Annual Lecture in Railway Engineering

The 2015 lecture was delivered on Wednesday, 4 March 2015 at the ANZ Pavilion - Arts Center, Melbourne, Australia by Harry Tournay, from the Association of American Railroads Transportation Technology Center Inc. His keynote address was entitled "Strategies to Counter Wheel/Rail Rolling Contact Fatigue in Heavy Haul Service.

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5th - 7th May 2014

Conference on Railway Excellence CORE2014

The Institute of Railway Technology joined the railway industry in Adelaide for CORE 2014 from 5 - 7 of May. IRT contributed to the success of the conference by presenting four technical papers and exhibiting at booth 1.

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18th March 2014

Inaugural Stephen Marich Annual Lecture in Railway Engineering - 18 March 2014

The Stephen Marich Annual Lecture in Railway Engineering was organised by the Institute of Railway Technology, the leading track and vehicle railway research centre in Australia. This annual railway indutry event honoured the 40 year contribution of Dr Stephen Marich to the industry. Dr Marich is one of the pioneers of heavy haul railway research in Australia.

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