RSSB funds 5 projects to improve Network Performance – following the Launch of the ‘Data Sandbox’

Porterbook and University of Birmingham sign partnership to develop HydroFlex- the UK’s first hydrogen train

21st September 2018

Porterbrook has entered into an MoU with the University of Birmingham’s Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (‘BCRRE’) to create HydroFlex – the UK’s first hydrogen powered train. The MoU, signed Wednesday 19 September at Innotrans in Berlin, will see Porterbook provide a ‘Class 319’ electric unit to BCRRE for conversion by their technical […]

UKRRIN CEDS Hosts Rail Data Challenge Workshop

06th September 2018

Innovators, academic research teams and SMEs came together at the University of Birmingham this week for the UKRRIN Rail Data Challenge Workshop. The event was hosted by the UKRRIN Centre of Excellence in Digital Systems (CEDS) at the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) to support the efforts of the rail industry in […]

RSSB funds 5 projects to improve Network Performance – following the Launch of the ‘Data Sandbox’

01st May 2018

The rail industry has a national target to deliver a Public Performance Measure (PPM) of 92.5% by March 2019.  In areas where lines are most congested, punctuality has been declining in recent years. Costs associated with performance related delay minutes is estimated to be worth £695 million/year. Therefore, with increasing demands on services and a […]

Unipart and RSSB sign agreement as UKRRIN Industry partners

20th April 2018

At the UKRRIN Steering Committee this morning, hosted by RSSB, we were delighted to receive two more signed UKRRIN collaboration contracts from Unipart Rail and the Rail Safety & Standards Board. Dr Steve Ingleton, Engineering Director at Unipart Rail and Luisa Moisio, Programme Director, Research and Development at RSSB, handed their signed contracts over to Jo […]

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