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See all the latest news from SLC Rail, our rail projects and other client work.

SLC’s Head of Project Development awarded ICE Fellowship

Congratulations to SLC’s Head of Project Development, Paul McQuade, who has been elected as a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers. From left to right: Director of SLC Rail, Nathan Campsall with Paul McQuade.   Paul has over 30 years’ experience in civil engineering and has been an ICE Professional Reviewer since 2014.  This involves […]

SLC is revealed as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces™

SLC, the third-party rail scheme specialist, is thrilled to announce its recognition as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces™ 2021. The company achieved 12th place in the medium business category highlighting the company’s exceptional workplace culture. The Best Workplaces™ awards represent the largest survey of workplace cultures and people practices, and the methodology behind the rankings […]

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

SLC is supporting the World Day for Safety and Health at Work, which takes place on 28 April and was established several years ago by the International Labour Organisation to promote Health and Safety in the workplace. Mark Finney, HSEQ Manager at SLC Rail said:  “SLC has been on a journey over the past year […]

SLC businesses secure places on Midlands Connect framework

SLC Rail, SLC Property and SLC Investments have been awarded places on Midlands Connect’s specialist technical framework to provide niche advisory services. The new four-year framework will support Midlands Connect in the delivery of its future strategy. The three SLC businesses will be advising Midlands Connect on cost assurance, regulation and planning, economics, funding and […]

SLC’s Engineering Director talks to ICE about award winning project

SLC’s Engineering Director, Sam Uren, will be talking to the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) about working with Worcestershire County Council to create Worcestershire Parkway. The presentation, which takes place on Tuesday 20 April at 16:30, will cover how this award-winning station was created and how sustainability was at the heart of the design and […]

SLC to support AECOM on major Transport for Greater Manchester Framework

SLC, the third-party rail scheme specialists, has supported AECOM in winning a place on Transport for Greater Manchester’s (TfGM’s) Transport Professional Services (TPS) framework. The company will provide AECOM with strategic and specialist advice in areas including transport systems, operations, policy, modelling and analysis. Ian Walters, Managing Director of SLC Rail said: “Rail is essential […]

SLC awarded ‘Excellence in Wellbeing’

SLC Rail, the third-party rail schemes specialists, has been recognised by Great Place To Work™ for ‘Excellence in Wellbeing’. The endorsement is based on employee responses to questions related to six dimensions that drive a culture of employee wellbeing: work environment, mental and physical health, financial security, interpersonal relationships, work-life balance and fulfilment at work. […]

Main construction of Wolverhampton’s new railway station is set to be completed this week 

Wolverhampton’s new railway station is part of the dramatic transformation taking place under the city’s award-winning £150million Interchange scheme which is delivering improvements to bus, tram, cycle and train connectivity.  Wolverhampton Interchange Partnership consists of City of Wolverhampton Council (CWC), Ion, West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), West Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast, Network Rail, Midland […]

UK’s newest train operator celebrates successful first year

SLC Operations opens new HQ in Kings Norton and continues to create new jobs The newest UK train operator, SLC Operations, has celebrated its first year in business this month.  It now boasts 23 full and part time staff, including 15 train drivers and aims to support rail clients across passenger, freight and M&E as […]