Kamil Hashmi of Porterbrook

Peter Parkin Memorial Lecture 2020 Winner

The Society is pleased to announce that Kamil Hashmi from Porterbrook, has won the 2020 Peter Parkin Memorial Lecture. In a tight competition, Kamil was announced the winner by our President – Colin Scott at the online Question and Answer session held on the 18th June. As winner, Kamil received a replica of the Peter…

Coronavirus

Covid-19 And DRES Update

The DRES President and Committee would like to provide all our members witht following update during this current Covid–19 crisis. Not surprisingly under the circumstances, the DRES Committee have decided to cancel all visits, physical lecture gatherings and social events until it is safe and permitted to do so. DRES has taken out a corporate…

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Upgrade To The DRES Website

The Society would like to thank the computing students from Derby College for their recent help in the overhaul of this website. Thanks to the students, DRES can now attract new members via the website, as they can join the Society online. Also, we have introduced a “paywall” which will allow just the members of…

Colin Scott

Meet the new DRES President: Colin Scott

Colin became President in October 2019, following in the footsteps of Jonathan Wragg. Colin has served the society as a Vice President since 2011 representing Bombardier where he is the Chief Engineer for the URBAN transport platform. Here is a message from our new President… Fellow members of the Derby Railway Engineering Society, At our…