DIGI-RAIL is an SME-focussed project, part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the University of Birmingham and sitting within the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE).

The project provides support to eligible SMEs looking to enter or grow their business in the rail industry, with a focus on the Digital Railway. DIGI-RAIL currently supports businesses based in two locations: the West Midlands and the Sheffield City region.

Contact us

 To contact the Business Engagement team for the DIGI-RAIL project, please complete the following form:

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 Alternatively, please email digirailsheffield@contacts.bham.ac.uk.

Digi Rail Logo with University of Birmingham, ERDF and Northern Powerhouse logos



The safety of our staff, students, partners and visitors is of paramount importance. Our team are working remotely, and we are still here to field queries, answer questions, and provide both technical and non-technical support to help build resilience in your business in these challenging times. Please do not hesitate to contact us at digi-rail@contacts.bham.ac.uk.