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    Thread: International Technical Visit - Netherlands
Post: RE: International Technical Visit - Netherlands

I've now booked travel, unfortunately I will miss the opening address on the Thursday evening, but I should be in Amsterdam for 21:06, and will depart on the Sunday before 9. I am going by Euro* to B...
Douglas 2011 1 10,793 30-03-2011, 04:33 PM
    Thread: International Technical Visit - Netherlands
Post: International Technical Visit - Netherlands

Over 9th-11th June the YM and the Dutch section are putting on a technical visit, the outline itinerary includes the following: - Introduction to Dutch operating principles; - guided tour around...
Douglas 2011 1 10,793 30-03-2011, 03:23 PM
    Thread: 2007 Q3 RISKS OF MIX OF TRAMS AND HEAVY FREIGHT
Post: RE: 2007 Q3 RISKS OF MIX OF TRAMS AND HEAVY FREIGH...

Hi Laura & Hitesh Laura, long... time no see. I hope that the southern hemisphere is treating you well. Last Wednesday I had a session with the London Study Group and we looked at 2005 Q6, which ...
Douglas Past Paper attempts 13 46,400 21-08-2010, 04:40 PM
    Thread: London 18th Aug 2010
Post: RE: London 18th Aug 2010

A good session with lots of healthy discussion. I've posted my answer to 2005 Q6 in the past paper attempts section: http://irseexam.co.uk/forumdisplay.php?fid=79&page=1
Douglas Studying for module 1 1 11,225 21-08-2010, 09:30 AM
    Thread: 2005 Q6 Bi-DI SHARED USAGE OF TUNNEL
Post: 2005 Q6 Bi-DI SHARED USAGE OF TUNNEL

We discussed this question in the London Group last Wednesday, this is my offering, it would be good to hear other people's opinions. Also I know that the railway in the question is based on a real r...
Douglas Past Paper attempts 7 30,710 21-08-2010, 09:27 AM
    Thread: London 18th Aug 2010
Post: London 18th Aug 2010

I will be taking a study gtroup session for the London Mod1 group on the evening of Wednesday 18th August 2010. Itinery: What is ERTMS - 15 mins Case Study of Hazard Management Process for a new ...
Douglas Studying for module 1 1 11,225 12-08-2010, 10:54 AM
    Thread: Phantom Overlap
Post: RE: Phantom Overlap

Much appreciated chaps, thanks for answering. There are a few in the vicinity of Vauxhall also, they appear to be PROL but the scheme plan shows only POL, trying to get my hands on the route tables...
Douglas Principles Queries etc 3 27,233 10-05-2010, 10:16 AM
    Thread: Phantom Overlap
Post: Phantom Overlap

Ok, so I'm not sitting the exam this year and I did actually pass it some time ago, but I need some information; standards etc. seem,,, well, short on detail. My new project deals with phantom over...
Douglas Principles Queries etc 3 27,233 06-05-2010, 04:05 PM
    Thread: 2004 Q3 NEW ATP AND SIL REQUIREMENT
Post: 2004 Q3 NEW ATP AND SIL REQUIREMENT

Again I shared my old answer with the Study Group, Mr Fenner has added to it in red. When I studied for the exam I used this table to learn about the key points for a Cab Signalling question. I co...
Douglas Past Paper attempts 1 10,718 17-07-2009, 05:36 PM
    Thread: 2005 Q6 Bi-DI SHARED USAGE OF TUNNEL
Post: 2005 Q6 RISK ASSESSMENT TUNNEL COLLISION

Our study group looked at this question on Wednesday Evening, I took along my past paper notes that I made a few years ago, and I used them to guide the discussion. It was interesting because I felt ...
Douglas Past Paper attempts 7 30,710 17-07-2009, 05:25 PM
    Thread: What is a RISK?
Post: What is a RISK?

We are often asked to define a risk, to which the simple answer is: risk = likelihood * severity You can flower it up by talking about the likelihood of a hazard - once exposed - leading to an a...
Douglas Miscellaneous topics 2 19,690 17-07-2009, 05:06 PM
    Thread: Mod 1 Training Day March 2009
Post: Mod 1 Training Day March 2009

See details here http://www.irseexam.co.uk/showthread.php?tid=200
Douglas Studying for module 1 0 7,890 12-03-2009, 02:03 PM
    Thread: Module 1 Training Day 2009 SOON!!!
Post: Module 1 Training Day 2009 SOON!!!

This event will be held un Watford UK, Monday 30th March 2009. See the attached flyer.
Douglas 2009 0 8,443 12-03-2009, 01:59 PM
    Thread: 2004 Q2
Post: 2004 Q2

London Study Group next meets on Wednesday 18th March, following on from last night's lecture on safety engineering by Ali Hasammi we shall be looking over the three questions. Please come along to th...
Douglas Studying for module 1 0 7,878 05-03-2009, 04:59 PM
    Thread: 2002 Q5
Post: 2002 Q5

London Study Group next meets on Wednesday 18th March, following on from last night's lecture on safety engineering by Ali Hasammi we shall be looking over the three questions. Please come along to th...
Douglas Studying for module 1 0 7,170 05-03-2009, 04:57 PM
    Thread: 2008 Q1
Post: 2008 Q1

London Study Group next meets on Wednesday 18th March, following on from last night's lecture on safety engineering by Ali Hasammi we shall be looking over the three questions. Please come along to t...
Douglas Studying for module 1 0 7,057 05-03-2009, 04:53 PM
    Thread: London Study Group Launches
Post: London Study Group Launches

Check this thread: http://irseexam.co.uk/showthread.php?tid=178
Douglas Studying for module 1 0 7,015 26-02-2009, 07:09 PM
    Thread: Module 1 perception comment
Post: RE: Module 1 perception comment

Practicing writing is a big deal and don't underestimate it. People don't really write that much in the modern office. When I took the exam I had most of my learning done by end August - September w...
Douglas Studying for module 1 10 36,289 26-02-2009, 07:07 PM
    Thread: London Study Group LAUNCHES
Post: London Study Group LAUNCHES

The first proper London Study Group (remember we are focusing on Mod 1 - but facilitating general exam / railway / signal engineering learning) will be held on Wednesday 4th March. The first lectur...
Douglas London 0 8,738 26-02-2009, 07:03 PM
    Thread: Fault Tree
Post: Fault Tree

It is a good three of four years since I looked at a mod 7 paper, however fault trees always seemed to be a 'near' sure thing for an exam question. Issue 142 February 2009 of IRSE News includes a Tec...
Douglas Fault Trees 5 30,060 11-02-2009, 12:47 PM