About TRL

TRL – the UK’s Transport Research Laboratory –  is an internationally recognised centre of excellence providing world-class research, consultancy, product testing covering all aspects of transport.

As the world evolves and moves forward, so does TRL as we develop our knowledge and understanding to generate solutions to meet the ever-changing needs of the transport sector.

TRL works at the leading edge of transport, generating and applying science, knowledge and understanding to develop innovative solutions and software that is delivered to our customers around the world.

We work with organisations from the public and private sectors on all aspects of transportation: safety; vehicles; rail; environment; sustainability; climate change; infrastructure; software; and a range of related niche specialisms. From low-volume surveys to green travel plans; from complex multi-modal studies to policy support; from intelligent transport systems to technology development and innovation, TRL is at the forefront not only of today’s transport issues but also of what is to come – the future of transport.

TRL’s Customers

TRL’s respected industry reputation speaks for itself. A collaborative approach, exceptional customer service and innovative technical abilities mean we consistently win projects in a challenging market.

TRL have robust partnering relationships with many government organisations in the UK and internationally as well as with many private organisations. Key customers include the Department for Transport, the Highways Agency and Transport for London as well as Shell, QinetiQ, O2 and Pfizer, to name but a few.

TRL’s customers include organisations from multiple sectors including:

  • governments
  • consultants
  • emergency services
  • IT
  • motor sport
  • security
  • legal
  • software
  • local authorities
  • manufacturers
  • commerce
  • aid agencies
  • regulatory bodies

​To find out more about TRL, please click here.​

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Mon-Fri: 8:00 – 18:00
Sat: 9:00 – 15:00
Sun: 9:00 – 14:00

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