Students take part in annual science rail challenge

Students on a tour of Bombardier

Students from schools in Derbyshire are taking part in a science challenge designed to get young people interested in a career on the railways.

The annual iRail event at Derby College showcases one of the area's most important industries.

Later on today the students will take part in an competition in which they will have to design a track

This morning, the teenagers from seven local schools had a tour of Derby train-maker Bombardier.

Later on today they will take part in an competition in which they will have to design a track to solve an engineering problem.