Our Services

Over the last decade, Rail Planning Services has established itself as a trusted advisor providing high value services to our clients.

We offer a combination of technical knowledge, hands-on site experience and management expertise across all phases of the project lifecycle. Our flexible, multidiscipline teams drive projects, large and small, to successful delivery.

Project Feasibility, Concept Definition and Procurement Services

Our team has extensive knowledge and experience of the full project lifecycle that allows us to address risks in the early stages. 

We provide successful planning / design / program advice to create foundations for successful projects.

We provide:

  • Feasibility and concept definition
  • Business requirements development
  • Functional specification development
  • Business case support
  • Optioneering and assessment
  • Project development support
  • Procurement and tendering services
  • Strategic procurement advice
  • Interface identification
  • Risk analysis
project feasibility

Project/Interface Delivery Management Including Site surveillance

Our team have an unmatched skill set within project and interface management. 

We drive integration for seamless delivery on multi-disciplined projects and complex brownfield projects. Our experts skilfully manage key stakeholders and strive for a unified goal focused on delivery/operational objectives.

We provide:

  • Project management
  • Project integration management
  • Interface management
  • Live rail interface identification
  • Stakeholder engagement and management
  • Lessons learned and improvement initiative development
  • Risk identification and mitigation
  • Site surveillance
  • Detailed schedule and program development
  • Cost planning and estimates
  • Project controls

Constructability Strategies & Corresponding Design Reviews

We are skilled experts in analysing construction efficiency and staging as well as undertaking multi-discipline reviews for design and construction. 

We thrive at solving complex staging or constructability challenges that are intrinsically safer to build, efficient in design and have been challenged through true integrated design checks.

We provide:

  • Constructability and design reviews
  • Live rail environment impact assessment
  • Design suitability
  • Planning and delivery
  • Staging, commissioning, temporary works design (identification andsolutions)
  • Critical resource identification
  • Possession management and optimisation
  • Operator interface determination and management
  • WHS andrail safety

Asset Management and Assurance Services

We are Asset Management experts who can support and advise throughout the asset life cycle for the operation and maintenance of infrastructure.

We provide:

  • Requirements management (systems engineering)
  • Aligning concept of operation and maintenance
  • Configuration management and design (safety and system) assurance
  • Lead operational readiness – infrastructure and fleet handover
  • Asset information systems
  • Strategic asset management plans
  • Asset management plans
  • Technical maintenance plans
  • Asset management review, audit and assurance
  • Asset management system support
  • Technical investigations and reviews asset
  • Configuration management assistance
  • Green energy option reviews
asset management

Technical Advisory Services

Rail Planning Services has a wealth of skills and experience, combining to be industry leaders through our team of Subject Matter Experts in their technical speciality available for a range of reviews.

We provide:

  • Technical expertise (all rail disciplines)
  • Standards review
  • Type approval support
  • Technical training development
  • Track capacity investigation
  • Rolling stock interface
technical advisory services

Testing & Commissioning including Operational Readiness Management

Our team of industry leading rail experts provide advisory services for projects to go live through the testing and commissioning, systems integration, and operational readiness processes to achieve desired targets. 

We understand Integration of systems is a challenge on projects and our people understand, map and deliver on the daily tasks to achieve project integration.

We provide:

  • Operational readiness
  • Testing and commissioning especially in brownfield environment
  • System integration and Project Integration
  • Program advice
testing and commissioning

Operations and Maintenance Reviews

Our team has many years of operational and maintenance experience who provide expert advice on operations and maintenance aspects throughout the asset life cycle.

We provide:

  • Operation and maintenance
  • Rail operations
  • Incident investigations and reviews
  • Interpreting and adopting regulatory requirements
  • Technical maintenance plans
  • Technical investigations
  • Development of maintenance plans to realise long-term benefits
  • Configuration management assistance