IPEX understands why decarbonisation in rail and transport is vital and provide expert advice on a range of decarbonisation options aligned to your specific requirements.

Our expertise

Our knowledge covers decarbonisation strategies for both rolling stock and infrastructure.

Business advisory

This includes business advice and strategic planning to comply with political, legislative, and regulatory requirements for decarbonisation. We also offer analysis for emerging technologies, passenger rolling stock, locomotives and freight, and rail infrastructure assets.

Alternative traction

Our team creates decarbonisation strategies and feasibility studies. This covers battery and hydrogen solutions, new rolling stock optioneering and infrastructure integration, existing rolling stock conversion strategies, benchmarking of key traction variables and specification writing or evaluation.

Whole life modelling

The IPEX team supports clients with whole life cost modelling and comparison of alternative traction solutions. We benchmark CAPEX and OPEX variables including energy, maintenance and VUC costs per vehicle mile and conduct whole life carbon emissions analysis.

Owner’s engineer

Technical and commercial advice and support throughout all phases of the introduction of new build rolling stock, including alternative traction.

Thought leadership

IPEX has published a series of thought leadership articles on decarbonisation, considering discontinuous electrification, concepts for repurposing existing rolling stock, and decarbonising the railway as a whole.

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Trust us to accelerate your vision

Established in 2003, IPEX has a wide client and project base in global rail and transport consultancy. Our team has a combined wisdom of over 200 years’ working with major blue chip rail organisations, covering all aspects of rail operations, maintenance, and projects. Talk to us today and see how we can help you.

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