Strategic Consultancy

Tracsis Operations and Planning Systems Division can offer professional, independent advice in many aspects of rail strategy and planning.

Our specialisms include advising on:

Value for money and effectiveness of Network Enhancements, for example new station schemes, new lines, signalling schemes and infrastructure upgrades. We can develop concept or detailed timetables and operating plans and assess the options available so as to maximise return on investment. Working with our partners we can offer a complete service to scheme sponsors and promoters.

All aspects of Railway Performance including performance modelling, performance data analysis, performance strategy and improvement plans and contractual elements of performance such as Schedule 8 and Delay Repay.

Planning and implementing Train Crew and Manpower Strategies. Our particular expertise includes advising on long-term train crew establishment requirements, optimal location of crew depots, managing of skills and competencies, dealing with Terms and Conditions and the use of technology in planning and optimising train crew.

Advising on matters relating to Network Access. As rail networks become more congested, it can be difficult to navigate past the hurdles that are placed in the way of implementing train service enhancements. Our experts can advise on Track Access Agreements and the Network Code, mitigating performance and capacity charges and planning of timetable structures to maximise capacity.