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RSSB announces funding for three academic research projects on new materials which aim to reduce the whole-life costs of railway assets

A panel of representatives from The Association of Train Operating Companies , Railway Industry Association and Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) has selected three projects to be funded for research on the reduction of the costs of railway assets. The three projects cover drainage systems (University of Nottingham), a knowledge exchange on emerging materials (University of...
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New materials innovation call offering £2 million research funding to reduce whole-life costs of railway assets

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), in collaboration with the Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) , supported by Department for Transport (DfT) has announced a £2 million research fund to support cutting edge materials science innovation for a higher capacity, lower cost railway. Proposals are invited for establishing cross-disciplinary consortia to...
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Heriot-Watt and Atkins to set up Edinburgh centre of excellence for high speed rail, secures funding for Robotic and Autonomous Systems facility

The design, engineering and project management consultancy Atkins and Heriot-Watt University are to set up a centre of excellence for High Speed Rail, based at the university's Edinburgh Campus, for ultra high speed railway track research, including constructing world’s most advanced railway test track facility to be known as GRAFT III. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by on...
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LU and EPSRC to fund EngD studentship on Optimisation of an Automatic Train Regulation (ATR) System

University College London are pleased to announced a fully funded EngD (Engineering Doctorate) studentship on the Optimisation of An Automatic Train Regulation (ATR) system. The studentship is funded by London Underground (LU) and Engineering and Physical Science Research Council. This study aims to improve the operational resilience and the energy-sustainability of Underground systems...
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New materials innovation call offering £2 million research funding to reduce whole-life costs of railway assets

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), in collaboration with the ...

LU and EPSRC to fund EngD studentship on Optimisation of an Automatic Train Regulation (ATR) System

University College London are pleased to announced a fully funded EngD (Engineering Doctorate)...