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Enter the Destination Rail Manchester Competition, brand new for 2021, and be in with a chance of winning prizes for your school!

We are delighted to announce the arrival of the Destination Rail Manchester Competition, brand new for 2021. Delivered on behalf of the University of Salford and Greater Manchester Higher, the competition aims to address the skills gap in the rail industry by challenging young peoples’ perceptions of the careers and pathways on offer.

In completing the challenge, students will use and demonstrate the skills and knowledge needed for many rail related careers, as well as explore the higher education routes that can get them there.

This year, the competition will focus on green energy, giving students the opportunity to learn about the latest developments in sustainable rail technology.

How to enter:

  • Students must work in teams of no more than 5 and select one of the challenge options from the ‘challenge resources’ link below. These are:

    • Create a marketing and communications plan for a brand new hydrogen train

    • Design the interior of a train

    • Plan the route of a train

  • A completed challenge pack per team must be submitted no later than Friday 11th June to

Winners and runners up will be announced via a livestreamed webinar event during the w/c 21st June. Dates and prizes TBA!

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