Professional home
for the Railway Civil Engineer 

Sharing and advancing knowledge, the RCEA and its members seek to enhance people's lives as a Civil Engineer.


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Upcoming PWI Event:

Peel Ports (Port of Liverpool) - Track Remodelling for Port Expansion and Sustainable Biomass

John Hayes, Engineering Design Manager and Les Fox, Principal P-Way Engineer, Central Rail Systems Alliance (CRSA)

Thursday 2 December 2021, 16:15 - 17:15


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Upcoming PWI Event:

Welsh Highland Railway

Andy Savage, Railway Heritage Trust

Monday 6 December 2021, 17:15 - 18:45

Online and in-person at the RSSB, The Helicon, 1 South Place, London EC2M 2RB

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Upcoming PWI Event:

The Good Old Days - A Look at Safety

Mark Woollacott, Project Engineer, Network Rail

Wednesday 8 December 2021, 14:00 - 15:00

In-person at the Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel, Queen Street, Exeter, EX4 3SP

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Upcoming RCEA Event:

Christmas Event: Member's Recollections

Thursday 9 December 2021, 18:30 - 21:00

In person at One Great George Street (Members only) and Online (Members and non-members)

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Welcome to the Railway Civil Engineers’ Association, promoting the benefits which railway civil engineers can bring to our world with a fast, comfortable, safe and sustainable means of transport. Please see About Us or Promotional Brochure.

If you are not yet a member, you are welcome to attend one of our meetings and of course to apply to join the Association - please use the Online Application Form on this site or Downloadable PDF Form.

Membership allows access to a wealth of information in the ‘Members Area’ and the opportunity to attend site visits both in the UK and overseas. I look forward to meeting you soon.

Jonathan Buttery, RCEA Chair

RCEA: How to Join


The easiest way to join us is Online by clicking on the picture link above and filling in our application form.


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    Annual General Meeting

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    Isle of Wight Railway

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