Technical-Networking Meetings

PWI NSW holds five Technical-Networking Meetings per year to provide members with a technical focus, enhance knowledge sharing and encourage regular networking amongst members.

Meetings are held at the Sydney Masonic Centre, 66 Goulburn St, Sydney.

Technical Meeting Sponsors for 2017 are:

February 2017



April 2017


Rhomberg Rail

June 2017



August 2017


Speno Rail

November 2017



Next Technical-Networking Meeting
Thursday 16th November 2017 @ 5pm

Proudly sponsored by ASA - TfNSW

Details of presentation coming soon

Previous Technical Meeting
Thursday 17th August 2017

Proudly sponsored by Speno

Speno Rail Maintenance Australia (Speno) is a leading Rail Grinding and Rail Inspection provider in the Australasian market. Speno will be presenting on how they have used Technology and Innovation to add value and deliver a high quality service to the network owners on two fronts.

PWI: Technology and Innovation to add value and deliver a high quality service to the network owners on two fronts
Presenter - Bazil Miller. General Manager Speno Rail Maintenance Australia.
Speno have built a Multi-Purpose Platform (MPP) for a privately owned heavy haul network in the Pilbara, WA. The MPP provides the client with highly accurate, quality data in a single run including high speed Ultrasonic, Track Geometry, Rail Profile and Head loss as well as a Vision System for track irregularities. Thus reducing the track possession footprint and providing a one stop shop for supplying the critical track data to integrate into their track condition monitoring system.
Speno’s latest generation Road/Rail Utility Switch Grinder now has 12 stones instead of 8 in the last generation. The Utility Grinder is primarily used for switch and turnout grinding but can also be utilised for crossing and plain line grinding. This machine delivers increased capacity while maintaining the flexibility of being Road/Rail adding value to the network owners

Technical-Networking Meeting Sponsorship

Sponsorship opportunities for the Technical Meetings are opened and sought from the AGM in August each year. Alternatively companies can make a nomination to sponsor a meeting by emailing the PWI meetings sub-comitee on meetings@pwinsw.org.au

Sponsorship of 2018 Technical Meetings will be opened at the 2017 AGM (17th August).


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