Government commits £11m to multi-million pound rail research facility

Credit: Atkins Architects, artist’s impression
The Government will provide £11m of funding to create one of the most advanced conventional and high speed rail research facilities in the world, in Leeds. The £11m commitment will go towards the capital costs of The University of Leeds’ Institute for High Speed Rail and System Integration (IHSRSI) project. A further £40m has come from the University and rail industry partners, adding to £13m from the Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership Growth Deal. The IHSRSI is set to "revolutionise the way new railway sy... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...