High Speed Rail Education Interchange 2020 – delivering a digital conference

Culminating a year that has required significant adaptation to new ways of working, BCRRE hosted our first ever online conference ‘High Speed Rail: Education Interchange’ from the 14-16th December 2020. Dr Heather Steele and Dr Holly Foss report on the conference. The three-day HSREI event brought together experts in academia and industry to share knowledge, … Continue reading “High Speed Rail Education Interchange 2020 – delivering a digital conference”

Destination Decarbonisation Day 2: Research and Technology

Following yesterday’s first session of our 3-day Destination Decarbonisation event, which covered the big-picture of policy, funding, demand for decarbonisation technologies, today’s session was all about research and the BCRRE Centre of Excellence in Rail Decarbonisation. It was my pleasure to introduce this Centre of Excellence and its six themes encompassing energy, efficiency, infrastructure and … Continue reading “Destination Decarbonisation Day 2: Research and Technology”

Launching the Rail Research Café

To mark an end to the week, be it busy, hectic, fun, quick or unusual, BCRRE brings you the Rail Research Café. The Rail Research Café will take place online every Friday morning between 1000 and 1200 on twitter using #BCRRERailReseachCafe. Members of the BCRRE team will post a blog on a specific theme, topic … Continue reading “Launching the Rail Research Café”

Birmingham Centre for Railway Research & Education recognised in The Parliamentary Review

Alex Burrows writes about BCRRE’s contribution to the Parliamentary Review in its Best Practice Representative section. We are delighted to announce that we have been recognised with an invitation to publish an article in the Parliamentary Review, authored by Professor Clive Roberts and with contributions from Alex Burrows and Rachel Eade. BCRRE is a global … Continue reading “Birmingham Centre for Railway Research & Education recognised in The Parliamentary Review”