15 July 2019

Rail Innovation Family

We are pleased to announce our collaboration with the Railway Industry Association and Rail Forum Midlands to form the Rail Sector Supply Organisations ‘Innovation Family’. Crucial to the delivery of the UK’s future railway, innovation takes many forms and is indeed healthily represented throughout the Rail Alliance community. With the scope of opportunities and channels… Read more

10 July 2019

Destination Decarbonisation – bringing together the latest innovation and technology around decarbonisation on the railway

Rail Alliance and Birmingham Centre for Rail Research and Education (BCRRE) will be holding a specialist event focused on technologies designed to help decarbonise the railway – Destination Decarbonisation. The event will take place at Quinton Rail Technology Centre (QRTC) in Long Marston, Warwickshire on 17th September 2019 and will bring together leading companies and… Read more

The Rail Alliance launches new Composites Network

The Rail Alliance has long supported the Advanced Materials and Composites community and we have now taken a step forward in establishing our Composites Network for members of the Rail Alliance Community with a specific interest in this field. With renewed focus on efficiency and embedded value, the UK railway is in an unprecedented state… Read more

Abtus and BCRRE win Railway Industry Innovation Award

Researchers from the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) are part of a collaboration which has won an award at the Railway Industry Innovation Awards. BCRRE partnered with Abtus Ltd to research and create a new state-of-the-art railway track measuring device. The partnership won in the small-scale project category and the resulting product… Read more

Vivarail wins Rail Industry Innovation Awards Environment award for Class 230 battery train and fast charge system

Alice Gillman, Head of Marketing at Vivarail had to this to say about winning the award: “We are so proud and delighted to have won the Environment award for our Class 230 battery train and fast charge system. The awards are one of the industry’s top events and to be recognised by our peers for… Read more

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