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Birmingham’s Midland Metro trams to be the first Battery powered in the UK

The West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority has announced that it has begun negotiations with battery suppliers to fit a fleet of Midland Metro Urbos 3 trams with Lithium Ion batteries that removes the need to attach overhead power lines to its historic buildings for trams . The go-ahead to the plan by Centro, its delivery body, means there will be no need for overhead cables...
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The Henry Royce Memorial Lecture 2014

On Thursday 25 th  September Andrew McNaughton delivered the IET’s Henry Royce Memorial lecture to a packed theatre at the Royal Institution in London. Professor McNaughton, Chief Engineer and Technical Director of HS2 believes passionately that if the UK is to construct a transport system fit for what is set to become an even more densely populated island then it needs to get its...
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Rail Capability Mapping

The Enabling Innovation Team (EIT) is working with Arthur D.Little (ADL) and Atkins to map capabilities and markets for the rail sector (covering heavy rail, metro, light rail and tram), and will launch a survey in a few weeks where you can propose capabilities that you believe will benefit from additional resource. The EIT have secured significant funding to help develop...
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Birmingham’s Midland Metro trams to be the first Battery powered in the UK

The West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority has announced that it has begun negotiations...

The Henry Royce Memorial Lecture 2014

On Thursday 25 th  September Andrew McNaughton delivered the IET’s Henry Royce Memorial...

Rail Capability Mapping

The Enabling Innovation Team (EIT) is working with Arthur D.Little (ADL) and Atkins to map...