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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 ...