Rail Development & Test Site

DEVELOP. TEST. DEMONSTRATE. COMMERCIALISE.

The ground floor Engineering Hall, together with the rail test track, comprises the Rail Development and Test Site offering an extensive range of facilities to support the development and testing of future rail technologies.

ZONES

For ease of reference the Rail Development and Test Site is broken down into four zones – click each zone to see more detail:

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Zone 1

From the site entrance to the Castle Hill overbridge

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Zone 2

From the Castle Hill overbridge to the tunnel

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Zone 3

Through the tunnel

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Zone 4

From the tunnel to the end of the test track

KEY AREAS OF THE TEST SITE

Engineering Hall

Tunnel

Siding

Rapid Charger

Rail Test Loop

Shunter

Alumicart & Trailer

Rail Test Track

Split Level Platform

Mule Vehicle (Car 10)

Mobility Hub

Workshop

Lifting Jacks

BCIMO is a not-for-profit Research and Technology Organisation (RTO) and operator of the Very Light Rail National Innovation Centre (VLRNIC), a unique, world-class centre for rail innovation based in Dudley in the West Midlands.

BCIMO Project Funders

BCIMO
Very Light Rail National Innovation Centre
Zoological Drive
Dudley
DY1 4AW
For Sat Navs use: DY1 4AL

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