Facilities

Energy Systems Integration Laboratory (ESIL) 

The facility is part of the Energy Efficiency and Demand Reduction work package, part of the Birmingham Science City initiative. This project involves a £9.5m capital investment in research relating to the development and demonstration of energy effic ient technologies.

The team actively engages with industry and other universities through Rail Research UK, and international partners and also delivers the MSc postgraduate programme in Railway Systems Engineering and Integration.

  • Single Train Simulator (STS) and Multi Train Simulator (MTS) for simulation of energy use.
  • Pantograph Test rig (In development)