Amey is supporting Rail Manager of the Year at this year’s RailStaff Awards.
‘Often overlooked in the busy work- a-day environment rail managers are the glue that holds the rail industry together,’ says Tom O’Connor, managing director, Rail Media.
‘We need to support our managers and this award is aimed at making them feel valued and appreciated. It is one of the more popular, and I would urge colleagues and fellow managers to get nominations in now for Rail Manager of the Year. We are very grateful to Amey for backing this award and for the contribution all Amey staff – including managers – have made to the rail industry.’
As one of the UK’s leading infrastructure consultants and public service providers, Amey delivers innovative and versatile asset management, engineering design and operational delivery solutions to Network Rail, Transport for London (TfL), train operating companies, passenger transport executives and other rail providers.
Their rail team comprises diverse and highly skilled engineers, inspectors and project managers who deliver expert design and consultancy on a range of rail projects. Together they offer intelligent rail solutions that enhance performance and efficiency for clients, ultimately improving service levels for the public.
Core services include; asset management, strategy, data and analytics, rail design, track maintenance, enhancements and renewals, overhead line electrifications, power supply and distribution, signalling systems, multidiscipline enhancement projects and station information and security systems.
2014 saw Amey maintain its position at the forefront of rail examinations and assessments, securing a second term as Network Rail’s sole supplier of civil examinations along with a major footprint in rail structures assessments.
In the same year, believing that collaboration is vital in solving complex rail challenges, the company partnered with Rhomberg Sersa to secure a
£400 million Network Rail contract to renew switches and crossings across two thirds of the UK and teamed up with Keolis to operate, maintain and improve London’s Dockland’s Light Railway for TfL.
Amey has always focussed on investing in employees – indeed it is the only company in the sector to be awarded Investors in People’s Gold and Champion status. The company is committed to encouraging more young people into all sectors and to future proofing the industries it serves. Two per cent of employees are apprentices and 1 per cent graduates. In 2012 Amey was named as a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer by the National Apprenticeship Service.