Engineering Extravaganza Features Vacuum Tube Trains

Engineering Extravaganza Features Vacuum Tube Trains

Part of British Science Week, the Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Engineering and Technology, Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and Institution of Mechanical Engineers are putting on the Engineering Extravaganza on Tuesday March 15. The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre and Boeing’s Knowledge Transfer Centre are hosting the event.

The Program Manager for Rolls Royce’s manufacturing engineering is leading the event for 120 pupils to learn about engineering as a career and get into some great engineering projects. They will be looking at the technology behind vacuum tube trains, and they will build their own small scale vacuum tube train! Read more