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Welcome to MOTIV – Modelling Of Train Induced Vibration

MOTIV is ultimately aimed at providing state of the art models for the prediction of railway induced ground-borne vibration and noise and their effect on buildings in close proximity.

MOTIV models are important for understanding the physics of ground-borne N&V generation and propagation and for identifying ways to tackle unacceptable levels of vibration from existing as well as future railway lines.

MOTIV project is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), bringing together: