J F Alcock Memorial Prize

Awarded annually for a paper to be published by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers or a contribution, which concentrates on technical innovation in the railway traction field.


  • Open to members and non-members of the Institution, worldwide.

Award conditions

The Prize judging committee comprises:

  • Chair, Railway Industry Association of Great Britain
  • Chair, Technical Committee, Railway Division, IMechE
  • Two other members of the Technical Committee, Railway Division.

Value of award

  • Certificate

Application process

Closing date: date of next award to be confirmed.

For further information contact membernetworks@imeche.org.

Further information

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