Research and capabilities

Our focus is railway application of research and innovation from across the University of Sheffield. Based on current projects and staff expertise our work is clustered in five broad themes.


Rail-wheel contact and tribology

Wheels, bogie and suspension, suburban emu

Electrification, energy, and decarbonisation

Overhead line masts and wires

Stations and people

Busy platform with train departing

Structures and drainage

Masonry arch viaduct

Sensors, manufacturing and digitisation 

Class 185 train

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