Railway Challenge


Why participate?

The Railway Challenge provides the real-life experience of the entire cycle of designing and manufacturing a prototype in a structured environment supported by academic and industry mentors. In a fairly risk free but representative environment, teams and individuals develop key engineering skills alongside business and soft skills that will enhance their future in an engineering career.


  • Develop and demonstrate technical, engineering design and manufacturing skills
  • Obtain practical and rounded railway engineering skills
  • Gain real-world engineering experience before stepping into a job
  • Learn and practice key soft skills such as team-working and time management alongside project management, budgeting and presentation skills. Becoming better equipped for a long-lasting career in engineering
  • Meet leading professionals in railway engineering and network with potential future employers.

Teams and sponsors/partners:

  • Develop connections and network with like-minded people
  • Observe the next generation of engineering in action
  • Learn and interact with the future of railway engineering.

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