Two locations are to become the home of the new National High Speed Rail College, the government has announced. The elite training and research centre will be based in Doncaster and Birmingham; Bond Bryan Architects contributed to the feasibility study supporting Doncaster’s bid.
The college will train the engineers needed to deliver billions of pounds worth of rail contracts over the coming decades, including the new HS2 high-speed rail line.
The successful Centre for Rail Engineering and Technical Expertise (CREATE) bid, coordinated by Doncaster Council, involved a range of private sector businesses and was supported by the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
Ros Jones, mayor of Doncaster, said, “bringing a national engineering college to Doncaster will be a game changer for the town and the Sheffield City Region…”
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