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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 completion of the 13 Trans Pennine nova 3 MK5A fleet and has recently been working on the 77 new 197 fleet to be provided to Transport for Wales. Before CAF he spent 17 years with Network Rail and started his career on the Railway with Jarvis Rail. He has always worked in planning and has a wide range of knowledge of planning multi-disciplinary railway projects and infrastructure maintenance.

James enjoys cooking, spending time with his kids and sports – especially football and is a Manchester United fan for his sins!

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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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RM900 Ballast Cleaner

D2 Delivers Virtual Reality Training Solution

Network Rail’s fleet of RM900 Ballast Cleaners are helping them to increase the sustainability of the UK’s railways. This summer, D2 worked with Network Rail training experts to deliver a new system for training operators of the Ballast Cleaner using…

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