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Providing rail expertise for government

Rail advice for government

Whether you are exploring the possibilities of a new rail scheme or looking for ways of reinvigorating a rail initiative that has stalled, the team at SLC Rail can provide the resources and expertise you need. We understand the obstacles that the railways often present to planners and local transport specialists. We also recognise the challenges of managing separate, highly specialised rail consultants and contractors.

We work as an extension of your team, providing all the rail expertise you need to work effectively with the different parts of the railways, helping you to develop a business case, devising effective schemes and gaining stakeholder approvals. We are also experienced at raising finance for rail schemes, as well as tendering the specialist contracts and managing project delivery.

Shaping rail strategies

Rail strategy - Coventy Master Plan Helping you to evaluate the economic and societal needs for transport and connectivity in your area; developing prioritised plans for rail investments; presenting evidence of value for money , increased GVA (Gross Value Added to the economy) and new jobs. Read more.

Developing rail schemes

Developing rail schemes - Worcestershire Parkway Bringing deep technical expertise and extensive rail industry experience to help you develop new rail schemes, from initial feasibility studies through to fully developed plans, accepted by all the stakeholders and optimised to gain funding. Read more.

Delivering rail projects

Delivering rail projects - Bermuda Park Helping you meet the challenges of managing projects in the multi-stakeholder, safety-critical, live rail environment. Our project teams, highly experienced in railway operations and delivery, act always on your behalf, making decisions and managing contractors to keep your interests foremost. Read more.

Rail advisor framework agreements

For local authorities with multiple rail projects, particularly where there are numerous smaller projects or studies to complete, SLC Rail can enter into a framework agreement which makes our team of specialist rail advisors available without time-consuming tendering each time.

We have successful rail advisor agreements with Warwickshire County Council, Coventry City Council, Worcestershire County Council and Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council.

Next steps

To find out more or to discuss your specific requirements, please contact us on 0121 285 2622.

Advising on rail strategy, developing rail schemes and delivering projects for government

Secretary of State, Patrick McLoughlin with MP for Kenilworth, Jeremy Wright and Project Manager, Hannah Collett

Contact us

Call: 0121 285 2622

Email: enquiries@slcrail.com


Our offices:

Guildhall Buildings, 12 Navigation Street, Birmingham, B2 4BT

Bank Quay House, Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1NN


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