TRAIN Rig reopening and ‘Train Aerodynamics’ book launch

Wednesday 19th June saw the much anticipated formal reopening of the University of Birmingham Transient Aerodynamic Investigation (TRAIN) rig facility following a £1.5 million upgrade as part of the UK Collaboratorium for Research in Infrastructure and Cities (UKCRIC) project. A special event was held at the Hallmark Hotel Derby Midland to celebrate the occasion, drawing … Continue reading “TRAIN Rig reopening and ‘Train Aerodynamics’ book launch”

23rd European Study Tour

In its 23rd year, Joy Grey, Education Liaison Officer, and Dr Charles Watson, Teaching Fellow, led a week-long study tour covering Holland, Germany, Austria, and Poland. It’s an opportunity for students to find out more about the world of railways outside of the classroom. Here, MSc Railway System Engineering and Integration (RSEI) students write about … Continue reading “23rd European Study Tour”