Specialists in the application of systems engineering, focussing on the design, integration, and management of highly complex systems over the complete V-Cycle.
Expert in creating integrated functional designs that consider all design factors including sequencing, data flow, performance, conditions for control to ensure robust and innovative designs that satisfy the requirements.
Software and Software Integration
Specialists in development and auditing of the software life cycle from specification realisation, testing through to validation.
Expert in creating operational scenarios and ’Day In The Life of The System’ and ‘Day In The Life of The Train’ workshops.
Integration of CTBC, ETCS, AWS/TPWS signalling systems into rolling stock with in depth, expert understanding of integration challenges and key risk areas.
Ensuring RAMS is a fully integrated part of the design process for rolling stock, infrastructure and control systems.
Acceptance of vehicles through the design and build process, witness of build, type test and fault free running to ensure contractual obligations are met prior to sale.
Design, review and management of EMC train borne systems and wayside compatibility, including interaction with power supply systems and route acceptance of rolling stock.
Authority in assessing and managing and/or mitigating cyber security risks.
Task based design and analysis used to create requirements, check design against requirements and demonstrate conformity. Projects include rolling stock, railway infrastructure and control centres for operational and maintenance tasks.
Project & Commercial Management
Significant hands-on experience in the negotiation and management of complex and high value rolling stock contracts.
These include: contracts for the leasing rolling stock; the sale of rolling stock; refurbishment contracts; TSA; TSSSA; and other maintenance arrangements.