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SLC Rail awarded global accreditations for systems and processes

SLC Rail has been awarded three internationally-recognised ISO accreditations. Following an audit by ISOQAR, SLC Rail has achieved accreditation for ISO 14001 and ISO 45001, as well as reaccreditation for the ISO 9001 standard. To help meet the high standards required to achieve this accreditation, SLC Rail has been working with health and safety strategic […]

Historic day for Wolverhampton Railway Station scheme

Demolition began on Monday 3 August of Wolverhampton’s old railway station.  It symbolises the dramatic transformation taking place under the city’s £150million Interchange scheme which is delivering improvements to bus, tram and train connectivity. Early demolition works on outbuildings like the old parcel shed surrounding the main station started last month and will ultimately pave […]

Kidderminster Station upgrade complete

Work taking place to transform Kidderminster Station, the second busiest station in Worcestershire, is now complete. SLC Rail worked with Worcestershire County Council to deliver the improvements, which has included the construction of a striking glass fronted station building, twice the size of the original. The forecourt has also been redesigned to make access safer […]

On track to make history

On track to make history: AECOM and SLC progress Northumberland Line to the next stage The redevelopment of the Northumberland Line is the biggest third-party rail project in the UK directly developed by a local authority The new line and six new stations aim to deliver economic benefits between £360m to £470m. AECOM and SLC […]

Join SLC at EvoNorth 2020

SLC will be attending and exhibiting at EvoNorth on 4th and 5th March in Manchester.  The CPD accredited event is hosted by Public Sector Executive (PSE) and the National Health Executive (NHE) in partnership with government in order to discuss opportunities for growth and investment in the North. Over the two days delegates get to […]

Cath Bellamy appointed to head new SLC Operations business

Cath will be MD of SLC Operations Ltd  New company will provide rail operations and specialist training services for UK Rail   SLC has announced the appointment of senior rail figure, Cath Bellamy, to establish and lead a new SLC Group company – SLC Operations.    SLC Rail has spent 10 years supporting local authorities develop and […]

SLC featured in Modern Railways

SLC featured in December’s edition of Modern Railways.  In the article, Ian Baxter, Strategy Director, explores how enterprising local authorities and other third parties are making things happen on Britain’s complex railway. Read the full article here:  Modern Railways – December 2019