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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

One or more can be chosen up to the £1,000 budget allocation from the following five Prize Serials:

N.B. No prize should be less than £100.

Application process

Closing date: date of next award to be confirmed.

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Further information

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