3rd year visit to National Railway Museum in York

A group of third year Machines and Energy conversion students at the School of Engineering, visited the National Railway Museum, York, on 24th October 2017.

As part of their studies at the University of Lincoln, the students were given the assignment of providing a full engineers report on the operation of a steam rail locomotive engine. They were given the opportunity to study a sectioned merchant Navy class locomotive from Ellerman Lines, a UK based cargo and passenger shipping company that operated from the late nineteenth century and into the twentieth century.

Cross-section of the Ellerman Lines locomotive at the National Railway Museum, York

Cross-section of the Ellerman Lines locomotive at the National Railway Museum, York

Students’ assignment reports will be a thorough analysis on the operation of the locomotive engine and will have to contain detailed engineering calculations and diagrams.

Students reports will contain detailed engineering information

Students reports will contain detailed engineering information

Find out more about the range of Undergraduate engineering programmes available at the School of Engineering, University of Lincoln.