UKRRIN High Speed Blog – Opinion Piece, RIA and HS2

UKRRIN welcomes news that HS2 has been given the ‘green-light’

19th February 2020

The UK Government last week gave the go-ahead to the HS2 project which will provide high speed links between London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds. We recently published a blog series looking at the opportunities HS2 will provide, and highlighting from a research perspective, the work being carried out by UKRRIN members helping to ensure the […]

University of Huddersfield, POLIMI Rolling Stock Summer School

10th February 2020

The University of Huddersfield together with Politecnico Milano (POLIMI) will be holding the 2020 Rolling Stock Summer School in Lecco, Italy from the 31st of August to the 4th of September 2020. We would like to invite students starting a PhD in the area of railway engineering or engineers beginning a career in this field […]

UKRRIN High Speed Blog – Opinion Piece, RIA and HS2

12th December 2019

As we all get ready to vote in the election today, we’re taking an opportunity to step back from the furore of the election rhetoric and focus on one of the preeminent high speed projects in the UK, HS2. It would be impossible to discuss high speed rail, without exploring this ambitious high speed project. […]

Celebrating the Building Topping Out, UKRRIN Centre of Excellence in Digital Systems

10th December 2019

The University of Birmingham, in partnership with Willmott Dixon and Associated Architects, have celebrated the topping out of a new School of Engineering building. The topping out of the building, designed by Associated Architects, marked the latest step in the creation of the facility is being developed alongside the new UK Rail Research and Innovation […]

UKRRIN Blog Series Introducing…High Speed Rail

05th December 2019

UKRRIN aims through strong partnerships between academia and the rail supply chain, to create a step-change in rail innovation on a global scale. We will be working with our academic and industrial partners to showcase a selection of our activity with a new series of blog features.   Our first feature will focus on the […]

UKRRIN Passenger Experience Event Feedback

03rd December 2019

If you joined us on the day, but haven’t had a chance to provide your feedback, please fill in the short survey below and help us to shape the future of the new UKRRIN Inclusive Passenger Experience Centre (IPEC)

Last Chance! RSSB £650k Research Competition: Data Sandbox+

03rd December 2019

The second round of the Data Sandbox+ research competition is closing on the 6th of December, make sure you submit your entry before then! Data Sandbox+ is building on the success of the original ‘Data Sandbox’ initiative that RSSB launched in 2017, which funded five feasibility studies on how data can be used in novel […]

UKRRIN Blog Series

26th November 2019

UKRRIN aims through strong partnerships between academia and the rail supply chain, to create a step-change in rail innovation on a global scale. Our members are working on many of the key challenges and ‘hot topics’ being discussed across the industry. In the coming months we are going to be showcasing a selection of this […]

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