Parsons Brinckerhoff has a seven-year framework contract covering programme management services.

Multi-functional infrastructure consultants include CEDG,

Mott MacDonald, Scott Wilson Railways and WS Atkins.


Jarvis Rail - relaying 320 route-km of plain line *

AMEC Spie Rail Systems - Manchester South remodelling *

Balfour Beatty Rail Maintenance - London Euston remodelling *

Carillion - Proof House Junction remodelling *

Harsco Track Technologies - High-Output Track Relaying Train

Plasser & Theurer - 2 Unimat 08 ballast tampers (for GTRM)

Wabtec Rail - TRT sleeper-carrier wagons

The Engineering Link - conducted acceptance tests for TRT

Vortok International - rigid safety barrier system (RG 9.99 p600)

EWS - materials supply trains

Freightliner - materials supply trains


The OLE alliance for catenary renewal and engineering design combines Balfour Beatty Rail Projects, GTRM, and WS Atkins

Harsco Track Technologies - road-rail vehicles

Swedish Rail System AB- road-rail vehicles

Windhoff - Multi-Purpose Vehicles

Bayer - polychloroprene rubber cable protection

Foxboro (Invensys) - SCADA network

ABB Power T&D - National Grid substation at Patford Bridge


Alstom Signal - Prime Contractor

Ansaldo (Union Switch & Signal) - Network Management Centre.

Ansaldo (CSEE) - Manchester South resignalling *

Marconi - telecommunications landlines

Siemens - GSM-R radio links

Westinghouse Signals - Euston - Willesden resignalling *

WS Atkins - Proof House Junction and North Staffs resignalling *

* = as part of an alliance contract

WCML rolling stock suppliers

A joint venture of Fiat and Alstom is supplying a fleet of 53 Class 390 Pendolino trainsets to Virgin Trains (44 x 8-car + 9 x 9-car). These are being financed by Angel Train Contracts, a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Scotland.

Alstom - Onix traction equipment

Alstom EES - passenger information systems

Alusuisse - bodyshell extrusions

Antolin Loire - seats

AVE Rail Products - interior fittings

Brecknell Willis - pantographs

Craig & Derricott - passenger alarm panels

Elequip - electrical cubicles

EVAC - toilets

Excil - interior lighting

Faiveley - data recorders and interior doors

Fiat - bodyshells

Fiat SIG - bogies and tilt equipment

Gates Floormaster - shop, kitchen and cab floors

Hima Sella - selective door opening controls

Hodgson & Hodgson - insulation

Huber + Suhner - cabling and wiring looms

Interface Europe - saloon carpets

Jones Garrard - vehicle design and interior linings

Joyce-Loebl -anti-vandal CCTV

Knorr Bremse - brakes

Liebherr - HVAC

LPA Industries - inter-car jumpers

Parizzi - auxiliary converters

Somers Railway Engineering - assembly line supports at Washwood Heath

Televic - at-seat entertainment systems

Temoinsa - shop area interior

Tyco Electronics - HV busline and inter-car connectors

Winstanley - cab interiors

Catalis Rail Training has been selected to train the staff at West Coast Traincare to undertake maintenance of the Pendolino fleet, and is develop a training programme for driver trainers.

CORYS Training & Engineering Support Systems of France is supplying a PC-based driver training simulator.