Ensuring that learners in our educational establishments have access to the best facilities is an important city region priority.
This investment helped to deliver a world class new National Centre for High Speed Rail (NCHSR) college. The NCHSR vision is to deliver high level technical skills at level 4 and 5 in Railway Engineering and Technology. This will create a new elite institution to provide specialised facilities to deliver the high level technical skills needed for HS2, whilst having a broader offer to meet the recognised demand for an increased supply in high level technical engineering skills in the rail industry more generally and in the wider economy.
This project includes a contribution from the Government’s Local Growth Fund resources which is part of the Government’s continued investment in the Northern Powerhouse.
SCR LGF allocation: £6,000,000
Total project cost: £40,000,000