The challenge

For the challenge, you design and build a locomotive for the English park railway gauge of 10 1/4″ (app. 260 mm) according to a requirement specification. Your locomotive and the team is then participating in a number of challenges:

  • Energy recovery
  • Tractive effort
  • Ride comfort
  • Low noise emissions
  • Automatic target braking
  • Maintainability
  • Reliability
  • General design
  • Business case
  • Technical poster
  • Innovation