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Railway Challenge


Key Dates 

Competition dates

  • Registration close: 25 November 2022
  • Welcome Webinar: 1 February 2023
  • Stapleford Miniature Railway site visit: 8 February 2023
  • Demonstration event: 24-25 June 2023
Stapleford Miniature Railway 
The Old Forge, Stapleford 
LE14 2SF

Document submission deadlines

    Deliverable Submission due by
    Project Plan Within one month of team entry
    Design Report 26 May 2023 (4 weeks out from the competition)
    Innovation Article/Paper 26 May 2023 (4 weeks out from the competition)
    Technical Poster (electronic copy)         26 May 2023 (4 weeks out from the competition)
    CAD Report 26 May 2023 (4 weeks out from the competition)
    Business Case Presentation 2 June 2023 (3 weeks out from the competition)
    Method Statements and Risk Assessments 9 June 2023 (2 weeks out from the competition)
    Video Week commencing 12 June 2023
    Technical Poster (hard copy)                                       23 June 2023 (On arrival for the competition weekend)   
    Note: All deliverables must be submitted on to your Mashoom folder. Team Leaders will automatically receive access to the Mashoom platform a few days after registration.
    Instructions on how to upload a file can be viewed here. Submissions by email will not be considered.

    Team member amendments: Please send a request to to update your registration form by 1 March 2023.

    Photo Release & Eligibility Criteria Form: The Railway Challenge will email you a copy of the form or you can download a copy here to sign and upload to Mashoom by 1 March 2023.

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Challenge Sponsors

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  • Angel Trains
  • Porterbrook
  • LNER
  • Hitachi Rail

Challenge Supporter

  • Network Rail

Media Partners

  • Railway Gazette
  • Railway PRO