Institution of Railway Signal Engineers (IRSE)

The Institution of Railway Signal Engineers (IRSE) is the professional institution for all those engaged in or associated with railway signalling and telecommunications, train control, traffic management and allied professions.  It has its headquarters in London, UK and it, and the Institution’s members, are active worldwide, with 50% of its membership outside the UK. Membership is open to all, and we are keen to attract engineers, technicians, researchers and others working in our field of expertise.

The Institution aims to advance the science and practice of train control and communications engineering within the industry, and to maintain high standards of knowledge and competence within the profession. The overriding purpose in doing this is for the public benefit, to help ensure the safe and efficient movement of people and freight by rail.

IRSE is a licensed body of the UK’s Engineering Council.  IRSE members are encouraged to register with the Engineering Council as Chartered Engineers (CEng), Incorporated Engineers (IEng) or Engineering Technicians (Eng Tech). It operates a Licensing Scheme to assist companies in maintaining the competence of their personnel, and it offers an annual Examination for those wishing to demonstrate their breadth of understanding in order to further their career.

Key people at Institution of Railway Signal Engineers (IRSE)

First nameLast namePositionEmail
BlaneJuddChief Executive[email protected]
JudithWardProfessional Development Manager[email protected]
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Contact Details:

Institution of Railway Signal Engineers, 4th Floor, 1 Birdcage Walk, Westminster, London, SW1H 9JJ, UK

TEL: +44 (0) 20 7808 1186

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