Railway Challenge


Railway Challenge 2021 Competing Teams and Funding Support

Registrations for the Railway Challenge 2021 competition are now closed 

All team members must be affiliate or associate members of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers or another Engineering Council affiliated professional body (or international equivalent) in the calendar year in which the competition takes place. To apply for membership please follow this link.

Find out which teams are competing at the Railway Challenge 2021 competition.

Funding support

Teams may apply for the Institution's grant/award funding towards participating in the Challenge via the Group Project Award.


    To be eligible for a grant you must:
    • Be a member of the Institution
    • Provide three references to support your application
    • Maximum number of team members is eight
    • This award is purely made on the merit of the application and a guarantee of success cannot be provided.

    Railway Challenge Awards

    A special award scheme is usually open to all registered teams of the Railway Challenge. The deadline for applications closes on 18 December 2020. Visit our team document library for more information and to apply.

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