Creating the Highest Possible Value for our Clients with Bespoke Solutions for Mainline and Mass Transit Rail

SERVICES

Project Controls

Project Controls

Our proven project controls function which, through robust reporting and sound programme management protocols, has allowed us to successfully support programmes of work that meet and exceed the clients requirements.

Project Management

D2’s project management function can help assess and improve an organisation’s in-house project management capability to significantly reduce their exposure to risk whilst maximising project success.

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Planning and Scheduling

We provide efficient construction planning ensuring early, continuous and consistent integration of construction knowledge into the conceptual planning, design, construction and operations of a project.

Information Management

Our track record of delivering holistic management of project information is second to none. Understanding the challenges and complexities, allows us to setup and maintain an appropriate system.

Capacity Planning

Whether it is timetable development, capacity analysis, performance analysis or operational advice our team are experienced in all areas of capacity planning. We offer a unique blend of experience and bespoke software solutions to provide both traditional and innovative solutions.

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Constructability

Our constructability services allow us to continually evaluate railway solutions to determine impacts on project cost, schedule, function, and suitability.

Utilities Management

We deliver consultancy services for schemes that have requirements for utility infrastructure. We provide advice and recommendations on new and existing utility services for projects covering, rail, highways, airports and new developments.

Digital Technology

Offering all elements of Digital Technology including bespoke software, 2D, 3D & 4D animations, modelling, Virtual & Augmented Reality , D2 Rail believe in the real added value of Digital Tech and its multiple features and benefits.

Risk & Value Management

Risk Management adds the most value when it is integrated in project life. That is why it is important to remove it from the silo and start embedding with other processes and procedures.

News

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D2 Welcomes James Cooke into the Team

We are pleased to welcome James to the D2 Rail Team, in the position of Senior Planner from March 2022 James joins us from CAF where he gained 2 ½ years’ experience of planning rollingstock projects. He was involved in the successful…

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D2 Welcomes Dan Taylor into the Team

We are pleased to welcome Dan to the D2 Rail Team, in the position of Senior Project Manager from March 2022 Dan joins us from Network Rail where he gained 13 years’ experience of Project Management in the Railway. Starting…

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D2 Rail Innovate UK and DIT Project

D2’s Digital Technology Team explore Innovation Solutions in Canada

D2 is excited to announce a research project that will explore bringing Digital Innovation to the Canadian rail sector. During the 3-month project, spearheaded by Innovate UK and the Department for International Trade, D2 Rail aims investigate and develop a digital…

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D2 Continues its Support of The Mustard Tree

The past 12 months have been hard on everyone and in some circumstances, due to the loss of jobs, many have plummeted into homelessness.  The Mustard Tree are a homeless charity based in Manchester that focus on tackling both the…

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Case Studies

Exploring Digital Innovation in Canadian Rail Industry

The Challenge With support from Innovate UK, D2 was awarded a contract to investigate how it could provide Digital Innovation to the Canadian Rail system. We chose to develop a system that could improve possession planning and visualisation tools. For…

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RM900 Ballast Cleaner

Ballast Cleaner Virtual Reality Training

Network Rail’s fleet of RM900 Ballast Cleaners are helping them to increase the sustainability of the UK’s railways. The existing operator training regime relied on manuals, mentors, and hands-on use of the actual ballast cleaners. But the high operational demand…

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Northern Hub

The £350m Northern Hub project was part of Network Rail’s £1.5bn rail upgrade plan for the North of England. The multi-award-winning project has improved medium-distance connections to, and across, Manchester. It also provided additional capacity for local services in Manchester, Liverpool, and Leeds.

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Northern Hub

The project saw the construction of a new rail viaduct, providing (for the first time in history) a direct link between Manchester’s three main line stations (Piccadilly, Oxford Road and Victoria Station).

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