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With £38bn of funding earmarked for rail, the UK needs world-class experts. As lead designer on major projects like Crossrail Bond Street, London Bridge and Waverley stations, we are helping the industry reduce costs, improve efficiency, enhance performance and increase capacity as more and more people take to the tracks.

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According to the Rail Executive, rail journeys have doubled in the last 20 years or so and continue to rise with over one billion a year. Pressure is mounting on passenger, freight and affordability demands.

This can be solved with fresh thinking, a different vision and a flexible, questioning approach, which you’ll see in our projects and also our expert reports such as On track for value: A white paper on improving the value of our rail network.

Being a leader in the rail sector means providing safe, reliable transport and also shaping an exciting, environmentally sustainable legacy that meets capacity and supports economic prosperity in our communities.

With our combined heritage and transferrable skills, our team of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff experts undertake a wide variety of rail projects; from designing, planning and engineering the rail infrastructure, to the design and implementation of stations and freight terminals. And we can call on expertise from around the globe, as you’ll see in our video below.

Lead designer on major UK rail projects, full range of services

As lead designer for projects like Crossrail Bond Street, London Bridge and Waverley stations we know the importance of optimising both the operational and commercial opportunities of these valuable assets. Our long experience in station and platform design is complemented by skills in areas such as rail systems, retail, security, and pedestrian modelling. We also provide strategic and logistical support to freight and passenger train operators with rail demand management consultancy covering timetabling, ticketing policy and rolling stock planning techniques.

Track record of excellent delivery

We are proud to be delivering excellence in every aspect of rail design and engineering – regardless of how large or small the challenge – to meet and exceed passenger and client expectations.

For more information, take a look at our high speed rail, rail planning, rail systems engineering and station design and engineering pages.



Peter Button
Peter Button Rail Business Development
+44 2920 769161
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