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The IET’s 13th Professional Development Course

3 - 6 November 2014 | The Kingsway Hall Hotel, London, UK

Engineering challenges


The last 30 years has seen a significant development in railway traction, with the debate on energy and emissions in transport now high on the political agenda there are key challenges ahead for railway traction engineers, as well as many exciting opportunities.


It is therefore increasingly vital that engineers are able to understand the need for maintenance of the infrastructure and the life cycle of electric traction systems used on the railway.


Electric Traction Systems (ETS) is a highly popular professional development course that has been specifically designed to help engineering professionals meet these challenges by providing a wealth of knowledge and technical understanding around electric traction systems, delivered by an international programme of speakers and industry experts.


Reasons to attend


  • Key knowledge in electric traction systems from the fundamentals to in-depth design across a diverse range of topics
  • Continued professional development for the engineering professionals working in the railway industry
  • Networking opportunities with an international programme of speakers and industry experts
  • An opportunity to obtain a detailed look at the operation of a rail depot on one of the three technical visits


ETS 2012 saw attendees from Transport for London, Mott MacDonald, Eversholt Rail, Tube Lines Ltd, Balfour Beatty Rail, Network Rail and many more.


Find out more about the course.

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