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The IPEX Depot capacity modelling tool
Imagine having the capability to fully understand and validate the capacity of a depot before introducing a fleet or making the changes to the timetable. ...
Can we reintroduce quiet and comfortable?
As the railways of Great Britain continue to change to entice passengers back to rail after Covid-19, is it time to consider changing interior layouts ...
Who sits in the middle seat?
The change in working practices, which has brought about the change in travelling habits, of the people of Britain during and following Covid-19, has provided ...
Express parcels – can we remove the blockers?
It was great to see Varamis Rail launch their express parcels service from Birmingham to Scotland in January, after successful trials in late 2022, utilising ...
Do you like problem solving? – We do, and we want more people like us!
Do you like bringing order to complex strategic uncertainties and business challenges? IPEX Consulting – Global experts We provide diligent railway rolling stock and train ...
Changes to IPEX Consulting leadership structure
IPEX Consulting is delighted to announce that Tom Hopkins has been promoted to Managing Director, effective immediately, and Malcolm Wilson has moved to become Chair ...
Yes, no, when, where – the tram-train conundrum
In this three-part series, we discuss some of the key factors that steer decision making for tram-train schemes. Part one considers when to use tram-train ...
We make work better
IPEX Consulting is delighted to have achieved Gold accreditation with Investors in People. We are extremely proud of this recognition as we work hard to ...
Fleet replacement in the Williams-Shapps era
This thought leadership paper sets out IPEX’s ideas for how the creation of Great British Railways could enable a new model for the development of ...