An ethos to do things properly

We are a global consultancy providing technical expertise and specialist engineering services to help clients navigate the rail industry's operational, commercial and regulatory demands.

With extensive experience across all key disciplines, from rolling stock, signalling and telecommunications, to energy efficiency, safety management and operational planning, we support a client portfolio that ranges from some of the world's largest rail administrations to niche component suppliers.

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Rail School 2019 commences
11 Mar 2019

Rail School 2019 commences

Five day course mixing academic theory with practical examples to examine the trends shaping the rail sector. Read more
Improving Performance through Human Factors - Training (Hong Kong)
28 Feb 2019

Improving Performance through Human Factors - Training (Hong Kong)

A one day course for policy makers, managers and engineers with responsibility for rail operations Read more
Ricardo sponsors UK Rail Business Awards
21 Feb 2019

Ricardo sponsors UK Rail Business Awards

For the fourth year running we are proud to sponsor one of the biggest events in the UK rail calendar Read more
What we do - our services explained in 60 seconds

What we do - our services explained in 60 seconds

Our services for the rail sector explained in four short animations.

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Our services

Careers in rail

Careers in rail

Find out about opportunities to join our  rail teams by visiting our dedicated careers site

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Intelligent Rail

Intelligent Rail

Improving processes and reducing costs. Intelligent Rail is a suite of products aimed squarely at helping cusotmers to unlock their data streams in order to improve operations.

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