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  • Our Railway Policies and Reports

    • Increasing capacity: Putting Britain's railways back on track

      This report complements and builds upon the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Transport Congestion Challenge paper (Nov 2015), using the expertise of our Railway Division membership active throughout the UK rail industry.

    • UK Freight: In for the long haul?

      This report consists of five short papers which look at UK freight's key issues: future-proofing the transport network, creating a joined-up approach, the introduction of new technologies, environmental impact and skills challenges.

    • Industry 4.0 Report

      This BDO report, produced in partnership with the Institution, examines what Industry 4.0 is and why it is relevant, what other countries are doing in this space and what the important next developments are.

    • Integrated Transport

      We suggest a fresh approach to integrated transport policy to reduce congestion.

    • Public Transport for an Ageing Population

      In this policy statement we look at the increase in demand for public transport from older people as the UK's demographics change.

    • Intelligent Transport, Intelligent Society

      In this report we outline how Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) could help improve the safety of our transport networks, cut congestion and reduce the environmental impact of travelling.

    • Rail freight: Getting on the right track

      This report examines the advantages and challenges of using rail to move goods, and highlights the need for a holistic rail strategy to meet the needs of the railway passenger and freight sectors on our network.

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Engineering Heritage Award Winner

Engineering Heritage Awards

From the Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway to the Penydarren Locomotive, our Engineering Heritage Awards recognise, conserve and preserve artefacts from our industrial heritage. You can find out about each artefact and the engineers who designed them.

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