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Vehicle Procurement

When you need to find reliable rolling stock for your operations, our team can support every stage of the vehicle procurement process.

We will evaluate bids from manufacturers and suppliers, so you can be assured they meet your technical, regulatory, and budget requirements.
We also offer expertise in contract negotiation, ensuring that the terms and conditions are favourable and aligned with your project goals.

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Specification development

We work closely with you to develop detailed technical specifications for the rolling stock vehicle or vehicles you want to obtain. Our team will consider the following factors:

  1. Performance
  2. Safety
  3. Compliance
  4. Customisation options

Our specifications are meticulously crafted to ensure they effectively communicate your requirements to potential manufacturers.

Risk mitigation strategies

We conduct thorough risk assessments to identify potential challenges and uncertainties in the procurement process.

Our team develops strategies to mitigate these risks, including recommendations for design improvements or vehicle modifications to deliver a smoother and more predictable procurement process.

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Manufacturing advice, site surveillance & construction audits

If you are purchasing new rolling stock or are having it built, we provide oversight and surveillance during the manufacturing process to ensure that the rolling stock is being built to the specified design and quality markers.

Our team conducts regular inspections, audits, and quality checks to verify compliance with technical specifications and industry standards.

General advice and business case development

When you need to sense-check a big decision or get ultra-tailored advice on a specific project, we can give you the assurance you need.

We also assist suppliers in understanding and interpreting the technical specifications provided by clients, so they can know with certainty that their products or services meet the required standards.

Business case development

We assist in the preparation of a robust business case, outlining the financial, technical, and operational justifications for the rolling stock procurement.

Our expertise in cost-benefit analysis and ROI evaluation ensures that your business case is comprehensive and compelling for all stakeholders involved.

The experts on your side

Rail Confidence will help you:

✓ Register on rail networks
✓ Manage operational risk
✓ Identify safety issues
✓ Address gaps in compliance

✓ Navigate tight timeframes
✓ Supplement in-house skills
✓ Independently verify