India partners with Birmingham rail experts

Monday 23rd December 2019 16:35 EST

RAILWAYS experts from the University of Birmingham will work with India’s National Rail and Transport Institute of India (NRTI).

The British university joined hands with NRTI to establish a new research centre to support, develop and deliver hi-tech transport systems that improve journeys for people across India.

Both organisations have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) agreeing to identify joint research interests, and support the development of education programmes that will help produce future transport leaders and world-leading research.

Chairman of Railways Board and Chancellor of NRTI Vinod Kumar Yadav and Professor Clive Roberts, Head of the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) at the University of Birmingham, signed the agreement.

Chairman of Railways Board and Chancellor of National Rail Transport Institute Vinod Kumar Yadav commented: “We are pleased to sign this MoU with the University of Birmingham to set up the National Rail University’s first centre of excellence called next generation transportation systems that will develop research and training for transport professionals in this country.”

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