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IoRW provides a focus on the technologies and practice of track welding, joining and allied processes associated with the rail industry. This welding for joining and repair of plain rail and track components and evolving sector of the rail industry requires constant innovation and professional application of emerging technologies to keep rail networks operational and safety critical. IoRW promotes the advancement of rail welding technology by encouraging professionalism, competent control and best practice at all levels. Stakeholders directly input into these developments,  working closely with rail operators, regulators, suppliers, training establishments and research bodies to achieve improvements and advancement within and beyond the industry. By providing technical data and support to our Members, IoRW continues to be the leading body for rail welding professionals in the UK and beyond.

Technology information pages are available only to members of the IoRW.
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IoRW members also have access to a technical enquiry service covering rail welding and related issues.  If you wish to take advantage of this service, please contact us.