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

SLC Rail opens second office – Bank Quay House, Warrington

SLC Rail has opened a new office in Warrington to support clients in the North of England and Scotland. Headquartered in Birmingham, SLC Rail has achieved tremendous growth over the last five years. Over 40 employees are now supporting clients in local government, train operators and other organisations in the Midlands, South of England and […]

Official opening of the new railway station in Kenilworth

As Rail Advisors to Warwickshire County Council our project team were delighted to be part of the official opening of Kenilworth Station. A plaque to mark the official opening was unveiled by the Secretary of State for Transport, the Right Honourable Chris Grayling MP. Station opening A new station has opened in Kenilworth, providing a […]

Building a passion for engineering – the next generation

School pupils from Worcestershire have been learning about what it takes to design and build a new railway station. Year 7 youngsters from St Barnabas C of E First & Middle School in Drakes Broughton became ‘engineers for the day’ by looking at the challenges in designing Worcestershire Parkway Station. Worcestershire County Council and the […]

Winners in the ICE West Midlands Civil Engineering Awards

The team responsible for replacing the A45 road-over-rail bridge is delighted to have been recognised with another two industry awards. At the ICE West Midlands Civil Engineering Awards, the team from Solihull Council, SLC Rail, Carillion and Network Rail were winners in both the Construction and Partnership categories. The replacement of the ageing A45 bridge […]

Constructing Excellence Award Winners

Together with our client, Solihull Council, and partners Carillion and Network Rail, the team at SLC Rail is delighted to have been awarded Project of the Year Civil Engineering in the Constructing Excellence Awards. The 18-month project to replace a road-over-rail bridge was delivered on schedule and on budget. The project team met tight deadlines […]

Transport for the Northern Powerhouse Event

SLC Rail was proud to sponsor “Transport for the Northern Powerhouse”, a prestigious event led by the most senior decision makers, transport experts and professionals. The event was chaired by Henri Murison, Chief Executive of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership and organised by The Met Club, a business networking organisation which serves likeminded, influential and senior […]

Sam Uren appointed Engineering Director of SLC Rail

Sam Uren has been appointed Engineering Director of rail consulting and project management specialist, SLC Rail. Sam is a Chartered Civil Engineer with over 20 years’ experience in the rail industry. Over the last five years she has applied her expertise to SLC Rail projects, including her role as Project Manager of the multi-award winning […]

Coventry appoints SLC-AECOM Joint Venture to £30m Rail Advisory Framework

A joint venture between global infrastructure services firm AECOM and SLC Rail has been appointed on a pioneering framework, with a maximum value of £30m, to provide rail advisory services to Coventry City Council. The Rail Advisors Framework will enable the Council to draw on SLC Rail’s unique expertise in conceptualising and developing rail schemes […]

Worcestershire Announces Rail Investment Strategy

Worcestershire County Council has published details of its proposed strategy for attracting and supporting economic investment and growth, by delivering transport infrastructure and services to tackle congestion and improve quality of life. The Worcestershire Rail Investment Strategy was developed by specialists at SLC Rail and partners to provide detailed needs analysis, specific rail service proposals […]