University of Huddersfield and GEORG UK launches the centre of innovation in rail
Railway test rig
Leading figures in the UK railway industry came to the University of Huddersfield to celebrate the completion of a multi-million pound test rig – the only one of its type in Europe – and the inauguration of a new group that will help to fast track innovations in railway technology. A Centre for Innovation in Rail has now been established as a distinct business unit within IRR. It is intended to help the supply chain to develop products, and act as a conduit between the university and small-to-medium sized businesses serving the rail sector.
The 150 tonne test rig enables a...