High Marnham & Melton RIDC test tracks

On 11th January 2022 Peter Ellis gave a very comprehensive and detailed talk about NR’s two test tracks. Peter explained the background to the establishment of the two Railway Innovation and Development Centres and reviewed the various activities which take place from high output ballast cleaners, rail grinders at High Marnham to high speed test running and modern digital signalling testing at Melton. A fascinating insight into the modern test facilities at NR’s disposal