After what can only be described as a painful gestation, the first of London Overground's new Class 710s have now entered service.
At the moment, large sections of the UK rail network are undergoing major development, all the while using the latest engineering techniques and technology to help deliver a system that runs efficiently and safely in the face of growing passenger demand. One of the groups helping UK rail do this is the Institute of Railway Research (IRR), a department of the University of Huddersfield that comprises around 35 members of staff, the majority of whom work in research and mechanical engineering. The ...
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