See our Events calendar for recent and upcoming events.

April 29, 2024, 12 to 1 pm – Substation Battery Systems, EnerSys

June 5, 2024, 12 to 1 pm – NFPA 130 Wire and Cable Requirements, Marmon

July 11, 2024, 12 to 1 pm – Substation Transformer Thermometry Systems, AnaLectro


About the IEEE VTS Philadelphia Chapter

The IEEE VTS Philadelphia Chapter meets regularly to focus on technical topics related to electrical power, motive power for propulsion and auxiliary functions, land transportation, and vehicle technology. Presentations are given by engineers, industry experts, and equipment vendors. Please look for emails and postings for upcoming events.  Our interests include:

  • Traction Power Substations, Equipment, and Control/Automation Systems
  • Wayside Energy Storage Systems
  • Rail Potential Management
  • Traction Power System Load Flow Simulation and Analysis
  • Traction Power System Stray Current and Corrosion Mitigation
  • Traction Power System and Equipment Enclosure Grounding
  • Traction Power System Testing
  • Carhouse/Shop Traction and Auxiliary Power Systems

About the IEEE

IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. Below, you can find IEEE’s mission and vision statements.

Mission statement

IEEE’s core purpose is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.

Vision statement

IEEE will be essential to the global technical community and to technical professionals everywhere, and be universally recognized for the contributions of technology and of technical professionals in improving global conditions.

2024 IEEE Philadelphia Section Chapter of the Year


2013 IEEE Philadelphia Section Chapter of the Year