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Rail and Civil Engineering

Learn the skills you need to work in rail or civil engineering at our specialist facility in Gateshead.

Newcastle College Rail And Civil Engineering 9

Newcastle College's Rail and Civil Engineering Academy is a specialist facility in Gateshead which replicates the environments you would find in the rail and civil engineering industries.

Winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Further and Higher Education, this is where you will develop core engineering skills to be able to enter the growing rail and civil engineering industries. 

 Rail Engineering facilities: 

  • indoor and outdoor overhead lines

  • multiple permanent way set-ups

  • signalling and mechanical workshops

  • fully operating and interlocked switches and crossings

  • level crossing barriers

  • signalling equipment

  • electronic and PLC testing and monitoring equipment. 


Civil Engineering facilities: 

  • soils laboratory 

  • total stations

  • dedicated civil engineering learning environments.

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