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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 …

We champion equality, diversity and inclusion

IPEX Consulting is pleased to have signed the Rail Industry Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Charter. The EDI Charter reflects the commitment of the UK …

Rolling stock and facilities management expert joins IPEX

IPEX Consulting is delighted to announce that Munira Somani has joined its growing team as a managing consultant. Munira is a railway engineering professional with …

Rail Technology Magazine interviews IPEX

IPEX is delighted that our thought leadership article, ‘Decarbonising the Railway’, developed with Arcadis, has been published in the latest Rail Technology Magazine, page 76. …

Rolling stock specialist boosts the team

This summer we welcomed Joe Brown as managing consultant, as IPEX continues to strengthen its team. Joe is an accomplished rolling stock engineer with a …

Discontinuous electrification – Decarbonising the Railway

For the fourth of IPEX’s Industry Insights on decarbonising the railway, we have teamed up with Arcadis to provide a system-wide view of the opportunities …

Discontinuous electrification – repurposing existing rolling stock

In the third in our series examining the opportunities for discontinuous electrification, this paper discusses modification of existing rolling stock to provide a discontinuous electrification …

Discontinuous electrification – electrification hubs

On 12 February 2018, the Rt. Honourable Jo Johnson, then Minister of State at the Department for Transport, announced a new ambition to “take all …

Discontinuous electrification – majority electrification

The recent cull in electrification projects in the UK has seen a rise in the exploration of alternatives, particularly alternative fuels. Although this is an …