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Month: February 2019

CrossRail Train

CrossRail Signaling – 5 March 2019 7:30pm

Where is my Train? – A talk by Kevin Roche

The Elizabeth Line was supposed to be running through Central London by December 2018 but it isn’t. Many people are blaming the complex signalling systems. Are they right?

Did a small problem in Mid Wales cause a more than one-year delay in Central London?

What went wrong with Crossrail’s Signals?

I will give you an easy to understand introduction to railway signalling and how it has developed in the UK.

What it means for finalising the Elizabeth Line and getting the trains to run. 

Join us at the Makerspace on 5 March 2019 7:30pm 

Tethering a camera to laptop

Photography Interest Group – Tethering Workshop – Monday 18th February at 7pm

Amateur photographers are often unaware of the benefits of tethering to a computer. Digital images can be almost instantly viewed  on a larger screen once you tether to a laptop or tablet. You can spot issues with focus, lighting, posing or composition and reduce post processing using such rapid feedback. 

Join us at the Makerspace at 7pm on Monday 18th February for a workshop that will highlight the practical advantages and disadvantages of tethering. We will compare  software solutions in terms of purchase costs and features as well as demontrating several working systems