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2014-05-12 NET-001
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Network Rail Consulting appoints new director to lead signalling and control systems delivery

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Network Rail

Network Rail Consulting appoints new director to lead signalling and control systems delivery

12 May 2014
source Network Rail
type Press release

Network Rail Consulting has appointed Andy Harrison as director of signalling and control systems.

As a chartered engineer, Andy has spent the last thirty years working for international companies such as Invensys Rail, Ansaldo STS and Praxis Critical Systems, delivering large-scale projects with clients including government departments, rail authorities and major contracting companies. His experience includes the technical management and leadership of railway signalling and control systems through the design, development application and project delivery of novel safety critical technology.

Andy joins Network Rail Consulting to lead its delivery of signalling and control system assignments in asset management, maintenance and renewal programmes. During his career, Andy has worked on major infrastructure projects covering mainline, high speed and metro signalling and control projects in the UK, Asia and Australia, including the UK early deployment ERTMS Level 2. He is a fellow of both the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers (IRSE) and the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET).

Welcoming Andy’s appointment, Nigel Ash, Network Rail Consulting’s managing director, said: “Andy brings a wealth of experience and is very well regarded in the industry. He is passionate about railway systems and dynamic leader. I am delighted to have him on board and have no doubts that he will assist in adding further success to Network Rail Consulting.”

About Network Rail Consulting

? Network Rail Consulting Ltd is a subsidiary of Network Rail

? Network Rail Consulting aims to harness the vast range of skills and experience available within Network Rail to demonstrate British expertise overseas and be an international ambassador for Britain’s rail industry. It will also help channel innovation back into our core business, helping deliver a better value railway for Britain

? The board of directors of Network Rail Consulting comprises Simon Kirby (chairman), Nigel Ash (managing director), Patrick Butcher (director) and Keith Ludeman (non-executive director)

? Network Rail Consulting is selling the full range of rail expertise within Network Rail including:

– Advisory: Re-structuring, privatisation, institutional, policy development and reviews, audits, procurement, bid support, rail operations including retail optimisation.

– Strategic Planning: Transport master plans, market assessments, demand forecasting, project appraisal and route utilisation strategies.

– Asset Management: Developing conceptual asset management frameworks, route asset management plans.

– Operations & Maintenance: Practical operating advice, timetabling and simulation modelling, maintenance regimes and outsourced operate and maintain contracts.

– Infrastructure Projects: Outputs definition, pre-feasibility, feasibility, project and programme management.

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