Transport technology

A healthy public transport system is fundamental to the prosperity of any nation. Within the UK, the road and rail network is at the heart of this and raises scientific questions, on its reliability, its future and the effects of climate change on transport systems – its use and its development. Details relating to our highways management and vehicle aerodynamics work can be found here.

Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education

The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education brings together a multidisciplinary team from across the University to tackle fundamental railway engineering problems. The team actively engage with industry, other universities through Rail Research UK-A, and international partners. The centre also delivers the MSc postgraduate programme in Railway Systems Engineering and Integration.