The Stephen Marich Annual Lecture in Railway Engineering honours the contribution of Dr
Stephen Marich to the railway industry over a period of 40 years. This is the 8th annual lecture
as part of this series and is a key forum for sharing deep technical knowledge about
railway engineering from leading experts in railway technology.
The 2021 Stephen Marich Annual Lecture in Railway Engineering entitled “Improving the Integrity of
Rail Welds in Australia’s Rail Networks” will be delivered by Mr Peter Mutton, Monash
Institute of Railway Technology. Peter has over 40 years’ experience in the Australian rail
industry related to rail and wheel materials and rail welding procedures, with a particular focus
on improving the reliability of flashbutt and aluminothermic welds in freight, passenger and heavy
The event is also a major networking opportunity, bringing together industry, academia and
government representatives involved in railway technology and management.
This event is endorsed by the Australasian Railway Association (ARA), Railway Technical Society of
Australasia (RTSA) and Rail Track Association Australia (RTAA).
This free lecture and networking event will be of interest to anyone involved in the railway
industry. This is an exclusive event with limited seats, registration and early RSVP is essential
to avoid disappointment.
RSVP for the Stephen Marich Annual Lecture in Railway Engineering is Friday 19th February 2021 via
the REGISTRATION LINK
For enquiries, please contact:
Telephone: + 61 3 9905 1880 / +61 417 127 599
Please advise if you have any dietary or access requirements.
In conjunction with this lecture, Monash IRT will be conducting a Three Day Rail Welding Short
Course starting from Wednesday 3rd March to Friday 5th March 2021 at Monash University.
Registration details for the course will be sent out shortly.
Expressions of interest are welcome via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.