Rail engineers Clive Kessell and Paul Darlington will deliver the 3rd IRSE Presidential Programme Technical Paper of 2017/2018 on the subject of the successor to GSM-R – specifically “What follows GSM-R?”.

The paper will cover: a brief history of train radio; the development and success of GSM-R; generations of mobile radio; overview of 4G/5G/Wi-Fi; what a successor to GSM-R could look like; and what challenges the rail industry faces going forward.

The event is organised by the IRSE, and is free to both members and non-members of the IRSE.

It will be held on December 6 at 6pm at Austin Court, 80 Cambridge Street, Birmingham, B1 2NP.