Billions of people use the world’s railway networks every year. Beyond the usual economic, social and environmental forces shaping the world and the rail industry, passenger experience will be a key driver for reshaping the future of rail. Rail travel forms a critical part of the lives of many people whether it be for getting to work, attending business engagements, meeting up with friends and family, or simply to explore new places. Helping to shape the future of rail travel for all users, connecting communities, generating economic growth and delivering a sustainable and environmentally friendly means of transport is incredibly important.
We are a market leader in the provision of specialist rail advice to clients across the globe with a proven track record of delivering innovative and powerful solutions to the most complex rail projects. Our strategic insight and technical excellence is provided by a team of international experts who combine global understanding with local knowledge.
Our team comprise planners, engineers, economists, designers, financial modellers and technical specialists. In combination, these disciplines provide us with the breadth and depth to deliver integrated and innovative solutions across the rail sector for commercial transactions (including passenger franchising), ridership forecasting, strategic planning, operational evaluation, performance, station planning, business cases, strategic rail engineering and rolling stock procurement.
How we can help you
We advise public and private sector clients including governments, operators, regulatory bodies, financial institutions, and concessionaires across the world. We work with colleagues across our business and engage with partners as appropriate, to offer a full range of service to meet the needs of our clients. Our core offer includes:
Strategic railway planning and investment
- Railway vision and strategy
- Business case
- Financial analysis and ridership forecasting
- Planning railway services, stations and service integration
- Ticketing, revenue and commercial planning
- Procurement support for public and private sector railways
- Operation and maintenance cost planning
- Due diligence and technical advice
Regulation and acquisition
- Regulation, policy and standards development
- Sale or purchase support