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Future Railway to seek research proposals from all sectors for a Combined Positioning Alternative Signalling System competition

Future Railway , the collaboration between Network Rail and RSSB set up to deliver the Rail Technical Strategy , has announced that it plans to launch a 100% funded competition in the new year, offering £4m for “highly innovative technology approaches” for helping enable trains to continue to move when the existing railway signalling fails. The COMbined Positioning...
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DfT and Future Railway £4.5 million Power Train Challenge

FutureRailway has launched a 100% funded £4.5m competition on Powertrain efficiencies for self-powered Rail Vehicles entitled the “ Power Train Challenge ”. The competition aims to deliver novel powertrain solutions that can improve the business case for self-powered vehicles, so the total whole life cost of the vehicle should be reduced as a result of the new powertrain. This...
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Innovation a priority for newly launched Rail Supply Group

Officially launched last month , the Rail Supply Group is to be kept on track with £500,000 of government investment to help it win new business, create jobs and generate economic growth. With the UK’s rail network undergoing the largest programme of modernisation since the early 1900s, involving more than £38 billion being invested in infrastructure and capacity improvements over the...
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Only 18 places left for the 2nd Annual Next Generation Rail Conference

RRUKA in collaboration with the Young Railway Professionals (YRP) and Future Railway will host the second edition of the Next Generation Rail, which will take place at the Museum of Science of Industry (MOSI) in Manchester.   The conference has been created for early-career researchers and young professionals who would like to enhance their career in the rail industry. ...
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Competition - Pantograph Measurement Device

Briefing Day – Friday, 21 March FutureRailway has launched a competition to design a Pantograph Dynamic Behaviour Measurement Device for use in Rolling Stock Maintenance Depots.   A pantograph is used to provide power to a train from an electrified overhead line. Currently, pantographs cannot be deployed too close together and are limited in the speed they can achieve....
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DfT and Future Railway £4.5 million Power Train Challenge

FutureRailway has launched a 100% funded £4.5m competition on Powertrain efficiencies for...

Innovation a priority for newly launched Rail Supply Group

Officially launched last month , the Rail Supply Group is to be kept on track with £500,000...

Only 18 places left for the 2nd Annual Next Generation Rail Conference

RRUKA in collaboration with the Young Railway Professionals (YRP) and Future Railway will host...

Competition - Pantograph Measurement Device

Briefing Day – Friday, 21 March FutureRailway has launched a competition to design a...