Moving heavy freight off roads and into the rail network is the focus of new collaborations between the University and transport company Pass Logistics.
Avanti West Coast is the first train operator to join a network of experts and facilities aiming to transform rail travel, led by the University of Birmingham.
Two brand new civil and railway engineering programmes are being launched.
The issues currently facing the railway industry are not new, but they are more challenging and urgent as a result of the global pandemic.
The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with rail cyber security company, RazorSecure.
A new beam-steering antenna increases transmission efficiency and opens frequencies for mobile communications that are inaccessible to current technologies.
The multi-million-pound Rail Accelerator and Innovation Solutions hub for Enterprise, (RaisE) business centre in Goole is now officially open.
A new partnership between the University of Birmingham and RazorSecure will enable Safe and Reliable Digital Maintenance for Passenger Train Operators.
A second radar has been installed on campus, representing another step in the journey to hosting the very first quantum-enabled networked radar installation.
The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) is this week marking its 50th anniversary as Europe's largest academic research group driving UK and global rail research, education and innovation.