Railway Challenge 2020 Event

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Competition event
27 June 2020 09:00 - 28 June 2020 17:00
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You are invited to be part of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Railway Challenge competition. This event showcases the culmination of locomotive building skills, expertise, knowledge, and business acumen of 15 participating teams of undergraduate students, industry apprentices and young professionals.

The challenge has and will continue to bring together teams, officials, volunteers, industry partners and the general public to a weekend filled with miniature (10¼” gauge) railway locomotives. They have been built to a set of strict rules and a detailed technical specification over the past 9-10 months and will now be tested live. Several categories of winners and an overall Railway Challenge champion will be crowned at the event.

Participating teams are:

  1. FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences and Reuschling

  2. Bombardier Transportation

  3. University of Huddersfield

  4. Poznań University of Technology

  5. Ricardo Rail

  6. Transport for London

  7. South Western Railway

  8. Newcastle University

  9. University of Birmingham

  10. Brunel University (London)

  11. Queen Mary University of London

  12. University of Sheffield

  13. University of Warwick

  14. Network Rail

  15. Lenz Ltd

For any questions please contact railwaychallenge@imeche.org 
Spectators are welcome and tickets are available to book via Eventbrite.  


Stapleford Miniature Railway
Stapleford Park
Melton Mowbray
LE14 2SF
United Kingdom

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