Part of the University of Leeds, the Institute for Transport Studies are a leading transport research centre worldwide. Their research mission is to support the development of intelligent mobility systems that are connected, inclusive, productive and resilient. They are ranked in the top 20 in the world for Transportation Science and Technology.

Trains in station


Virtuocity is a unique programme for city simulation and co-design. It provides an immersive, “human in the loop”, simulation and visualisation facility – “powered” by academic models and industry software, and delivered by an interdisciplinary team of academics with decades of expertise between them.