Our Services .
We offer clients bid support to bolster existing teams tendering for work within the railway industry or where a project has an interface directly with the operational railway. We can advise on bid, no bid decisions, Bid strategy and Project Management, Bid planning, ITT and PQQ support, Bid writing – construction and technical sections, Bid Construction Risks, governance and assurance input, Bid support and guidance on Railway Standards and Operational Impacts.
With over 20 years construction experience supporting small to large construction multi-disciplinary schemes ranging from £1m to £80m working for Network Rail and Tier 1 contractors. Having supported a number of medium to large schemes through to Approval in Principal with Railway Transport & Works Act Orders required, providing constructability input and support with legal and environmental teams and consultation with key stakeholders.
On site Construction Management support and advise on requirements aligned to the adopted contracting strategy, we offer a range of assistance to our clients from developing CDM & construction management plans, establishing construction site protocols, processes and reporting procedures & requirements, monitoring of construction quality, assurance and corporate governance, Principal Contractor Strategy development where interfacing with more than one contractor, Safety tours and site inspections – advising on site behaviours and culture, Site leadership and engagement of the workforce, commercial support and advise when managing EWN’s & Change, Advise and support with meeting key programme milestones and managing on site risks, highlighting construction or process efficiencies, best practice & lessons learnt.
Railway Interface Management
Working adjacent to the operational railway can introduce additional risks, costs and delay and understanding the standards and requirements to meeting legal obligations in this area is something we can support our clients with from feasibility through to construction completion. Engagement with the Rail operator can be managed through us with all key site project documentation compiled and managed through the approvals process. We can supply construction management support on site during any high risk operations such as piling, excavating, Crane lifts or working with plant & machinery close to the operational railway.
Project Completion & Hand Over
Project completion and hand over can be both costly and timely if the required set of deliverables and agreements with key stakeholders are not approved & managed throughout the lifecycle of a project. Through the correct implementation and management of the Asset Management Plan process and in conjunction with the required Health & Safety file Deliverables, we can offer support and expertise throughout your project to ensure the correct processes are implemented and managed from the outset reducing your commercial and programme risks.
Peak Forest, Buxton Strategic Freight Scheme (Network Rail Partnership Awards 2019 – Highly Commended Project)
Hope Valley Capacity Scheme
Runcorn Viaduct Scheme
Phase 3 – Preston to Blackpool Electrification
Phase 4 – Manchester to Preston Electrification
Phase 5 – Trans Pennine West Electrification
North West Train Maintenance Depots
Rochdale & Calder Valley Capacity Scheme
Manchester Airport 4th Platform Project
Huyton to Roby Scheme
Bolton Station Re-Development Project
York Holgate 4th Line Project
Skipton Train Maintenance Depot Scheme
Manchester Airport 4th Platform Project
Chat Moss Capacity Scheme
Manchester to Liverpool Line Speed Enhancements Project
Huyton to Roby (Capacity Improvement Scheme)
Virgin Station Car Parks North West
Buckshaw Parkway Station Project
Settle to Carlisle Signalling Scheme
West Coast Route Modernisation - Crewe to Gretna
Piccadilly PSR Project
Blackburn to Hellifield Signalling Scheme
Runcorn Bridge Phase 2 Refurbishment (Network Rail Partnership Awards 2019 – Highly Commended Project)
Blackburn Train Maintenance Depot (Network Rail Partnership Awards 2018 – Highly Commended Project)