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'Compelling case' to level up economy through rail innovation

Published
Monday 11th January, 2021
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Greater investment in rail research could be used to help level up the economy in the north of England, according to a report by economics and policy analysts Perspective Economics.

The image shows a set of train wheels on an indoor testring rig at the University of Huddersfield

Ministers asked to intervene over rail research institute

Published
Tuesday 24th November, 2020
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Rail industry and civic leaders are urging the Government to accelerate construction of an advanced rail Institute that would provide a “...game-changing opportunity for the UK”.

The image shows an artist's impression of the Institute for High Speed Rail and System Integration

Research collaboration with West Coast Partnership

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Wednesday 18th November, 2020
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The University has announced a research agreement with the West Coast Partnership, the franchise that runs rail services on the West Coast Main Line and selected as the operator of phase one of HS2.

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Powering the next generation of rail travel

Published
Thursday 5th November, 2020
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An outline £10 million co-investment agreement has been signed by the University of Leeds and the companies involved in the power supply upgrade of the East Coast Main Line.

The photo shows a high-speed train passing an static frequency converter on the east coast main line. The static frequency converter delivers power to the railway line.

Rail research centre on track to boost economy

Published
Wednesday 22nd January, 2020
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A cutting-edge rail research centre being built by the University of Leeds has the potential to contribute billions of pounds to the UK economy, according to consultants GENECON.

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New Government funding: revolutionising high speed rail

Published
Wednesday 10th July, 2019
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The Government has confirmed funding for the University to create one of the most advanced conventional and high speed rail research facilities in the world.

Picture shows an artist's impression of the new Leeds' Institute