Vextrix logo

We provide project management, quantity surveying, engineering design and health and safety consultancy services to the built environment. In an often complex and stressful environment of delivering construction projects, the team has been developed to give our clients control, certainty and a quiet mind. We believe the way we work can help to reduce stress, trouble and worry by bringing calm and control through our delivery. With three offices across the UK in Liverpool, Manchester and London, we’re able to deliver national projects from a local base.

Pandrol logo

Pandrol defines the industry standard across rail fastening systems and aluminothermic welding. Part of the Delachaux Group, a family owned company since 1902, we operate in over 100 countries worldwide, with 1,700 employees based across 40 locations.

GB Railfreight logo

Founded in 1999 and headquartered in London, GB Railfreight is the third largest rail freight operator in the United Kingdom, with a turnover expected to exceed £225 million in 2021. GB Railfreight is one of the fastest growing companies in the railway sector and transports goods for a wide range of customers.

Skanska logo

Skanska, established in 1887, is an industry leading project development and construction group. Operating in Europe and the US, our £1.7bn UK business has worked on major projects including Thameslink, Crossrail, M25 and the Gherkin.

Unipart Rail logo

Unipart Rail is a key supply partner to the Rail Industry and we are taking a leading position on the application of digital and Industry 4.0.

Motion logo

Described by our clients as ‘agile’, ‘committed’, ‘safe’, ‘technically excellent’, ‘caring’, ‘ethical’ and ‘engaging’, Motion deliver safe and innovative multi-discipline design and build resilient systems engineering solutions. 

Central Rail Systems Alliance logo

The Central Rail Systems Alliance (CRSA) is an alliance between Network Rail, Balfour Beatty, Atkins and TSO that together will undertake a £1.5 billion contract, in order to make a lasting positive impact on the UK track renewals industry and improve the railway for freight and passengers alike.

Ganymede logo

Ganymede specialise in recruiting the best technical and engineering talent and providing complete workforce solutions to help build and maintain infrastructure and transportation for a wide range of UK and international clients.

MTR Elizabeth line logo

On the 30 July 2014 MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Limited, now trading as MTR Elizabeth line – a 100% owned subsidiary of MTR Corporation, was awarded the concession for operating the new Elizabeth line connecting the East and West of London through a new central tunnel.

Transpennine Route Upgrade (TRU) logo

The Transpennine Route Upgrade (TRU) is a multi-billion pound, transformative, long-term railway infrastructure programme that will improve connectivity in the North. It will support economic growth in the North and deliver real benefits for passengers and communities along this pivotal rail artery.

East Midlands Railway logo

We are EMR; a rail company dedicated to making sure you have a safe, enjoyable journey – wherever you’re headed.

Rail Delivery Group logo

The Rail Delivery Group (RDG) brings together the companies that run Britain’s railway into a single team with one goal – to deliver a better railway for you and your community.

Quinn Infrastructure logo

Quinn Infrastructure can provide standalone disciplines or a multi-disciplined offer for Mechanical, Electrical, Fire and Building Fabric Projects and Maintenance schemes. We can act as both Principal Designer and Principal Contractor. Our full UK rail coverage comes via a network of strategic hubs from London in the South East, Birmingham in the Midlands, through to Liverpool in the North West.

CPMS Group logo

HEADLINE SPONSOR

Established in 2012 as an organisation that specialises in delivering rail projects safely, on time and within budget the CPMS ethos is simple; we approach work with a win – win perspective and now offer our services to the wider infrastructure market.

Morson Group logo

KEY CHALLENGE SPONSOR

Morson are leaders in the global recruitment market, ranked as the 3rd largest engineering recruitment company in the world and the UK’s No.1 rail recruiter.

AEGIS logo

AEGIS delivers engineering and independent certification services across the rail industry – in rolling stock, plant, infrastructure and operations.

Direct Rail Services logo

Direct Rail Services is a Cumbrian based national rail freight operator with a unique blend of skills and experience.

Heathrow Express logo

Heathrow Express is the fastest way between London Paddington and Heathrow Central with a journey time of just 15 minutes.

Knorr-Bremse Rail UK logo

Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems UK is part of the global Knorr-Bremse Group, a world leader in on-board systems and service support for both commercial road and rail vehicles, equipping mass transit vehicles and mainline trains with a range of innovative sub-systems.

Mott Macdonald logo

We’re a global engineering, management and development consultancy. Everywhere around the world, people’s needs and aspirations are changing, fast. That brings increasing challenge for our clients, as you seek to satisfy your stakeholders, tackle societal issues and deliver your business strategy.

Risktec Solutions Ltd logo

Risktec is an independent and specialist provider of risk management consulting, resourcing, learning and inspection services, and is part of the TÜV Rheinland Group. We help clients to manage health, safety, security, environmental and business risks in sectors where the impact of loss is high.

Serco Rail Technical Services logo

Serco Rail Technical Services (SRTS) are a leader in the provision of rail technical expertise, providing an extensive package of first class services to customers around the world.

Ground Control logo

Ground Control is one of the UK’s leading Vegetation Management and External Works contractors delivering quality services across all UK rail routes and a proud owner of Network Rail’s Principal Contractor Licence.

CAF logo

CAF, created in 1917, is a global manufacturer of specialist railway products, components and systems headquartered in Beasain, close to Bilbao, Spain. CAF Group has a net consolidated turnover of €2,762M and an order backlog of €8,807M as at end December 2020.

Alstom logo

Alstom is a global player and the leading provider of trains, systems, equipment and services for the rail sector in the UK and in Ireland.

Siemens Mobility logo

Siemens Mobility has been a leader in transport solutions for more than 160 years and now employs 4,500 people in the UK. The organisation is constantly innovating its portfolio in its core areas of intelligent traffic systems, rolling stock, rail automation and electrification and turnkey systems and operates from around 70 locations across the UK.

National Training Academy For Rail logo

NTAR is a joint project between the National Skills Academy for Rail (NSAR), the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) and the Department for Transport (DfT), with industry partner Siemens.

McGinley Support Services logo

McGinley hire workers or find permanent employees for companies in the infrastructure sector of the construction industry, building and managing workforces all over the UK. We find jobs for workers and then develop their skills and experience, creating long term relationships within safe and diverse working environments.

VolkerRail logo

VolkerRail is one of the UK’s leading multi-disciplinary railway infrastructure contractors, with a successful track record of delivering projects on the UK’s national rail network. Our detailed understanding of the industry come from years of experience on main, branch and light rail networks; freight lines, depots, sidings and private industrial locations.

Arcadis logo

Arcadis is the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm working in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes through the application of design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services.

Railway Industry Association logo

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) is the representative body for UK-based suppliers to the UK and world-wide railways. RIA’s membership is active across the whole of railway supply, covering a diverse range of products and services and including both multi-national companies and SMEs (60% by number).

Network Certification Body logo

Network Certification Body (NCB) provides a system-wide approach to rail assurance and certification both in the UK and overseas.

An Independent subsidiary of the Network Rail Group providing assurance and certification services for rail infrastructure, vehicle, plant and freight operators together with audit and safety assessment activities, consultancy and training for industry best practice.

Angel Trains logo

Angel Trains is one of Britain’s leading rolling stock asset management companies with a track record as an innovative and large-scale investor in the rail industry. Since 1994, Angel Trains has invested over £5 billion in new rolling stock and refurbishment programmes, supporting thousands of skilled jobs in the UK rail supply chain.

Skanska, Costain and STRABAG (SCS) logo

The Skanska, Costain and STRABAG (SCS) joint venture brings together an industry-leading combination of tried, tested and successful partnerships, world-wide high-speed rail experience and extensive national and regional knowledge.

Arup logo

Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists working across every aspect of today’s built environment.

Thales Ground Transportation Systems logo

Thales is a global technology leader in the Aerospace, Transportation and Defence & Security markets. With its 30,000 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design, develop and deploy equipment, systems and services that meet the most complex security requirements. Thales has an exceptional international footprint, working with customers and local partners around the world.