University of Birmingham Preferred Bidder for NCATI

The University bases its bid on its strong expertise in rail.

Government, the college, the Further Education Commissioner and the University’s Council will now look at the proposal in detail.

The college has two locations in England – Birmingham and Doncaster. It has struggled greatly with financial and educational problems. Before a transfer can be approved, it needs to be ascertained that these problems can be overcome.

The University is home of the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE). It wishes to turn NCATI into a successful and financially sustainable educational institution to support local, regional and national economic growth.