Creating the Highest Possible Value for our Clients with Bespoke Solutions for Mainline and Mass Transit Rail

SERVICES

Project Controls

Project Controls

Our proven project controls function which, through robust reporting and sound programme management protocols, has allowed us to successfully support programmes of work that meet and exceed the clients requirements.

Project Management

D2’s project management function can help assess and improve an organisation’s in-house project management capability to significantly reduce their exposure to risk whilst maximising project success.

planning and scheduling

Planning and Scheduling

We provide efficient construction planning ensuring early, continuous and consistent integration of construction knowledge into the conceptual planning, design, construction and operations of a project.

Information Management

Our track record of delivering holistic management of project information is second to none. Understanding the challenges and complexities, allows us to setup and maintain an appropriate system.

Capacity Planning

Whether it is timetable development, capacity analysis, performance analysis or operational advice our team are experienced in all areas of capacity planning. We offer a unique blend of experience and bespoke software solutions to provide both traditional and innovative solutions.

constructability

Constructability

Our constructability services allow us to continually evaluate railway solutions to determine impacts on project cost, schedule, function, and suitability.

Utilities Management

We deliver consultancy services for schemes that have requirements for utility infrastructure. We provide advice and recommendations on new and existing utility services for projects covering, rail, highways, airports and new developments.

Digital Technology

Offering all elements of Digital Technology including bespoke software, 2D, 3D & 4D animations, modelling, Virtual & Augmented Reality , D2 Rail believe in the real added value of Digital Tech and its multiple features and benefits.

Risk & Value Management

Risk Management adds the most value when it is integrated in project life. That is why it is important to remove it from the silo and start embedding with other processes and procedures.

News

D2 Supports Murphy Group with Interactive Safety Briefing

In July, D2 delivered an interactive animation to Murphy Group, aimed at finding better ways to engage staff when looking through lessons learned and safety briefs. D2 was approached by Murphy to support with several safety briefs and animations that…

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Programme Management Team Celebrates Graduation

The D2 Programme Management Team have recently celebrated having two graduations within their ranks. Tom Mansbridge and Jed Stoker have completed their qualifications and graduated from their respective Universities. Over the past 4 years Tom has undertaken an MSc in…

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D2 Holds Team Building Day in Manchester

As the D2 team continues to grow, a recent social event gave new starters and staff the chance to get together and explore our home city of Manchester. Held on July 7th, the team building session saw our staff take…

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D2 launches equality, diversity, and inclusion strategy

At D2 we have worked hard to build a culture of equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) to ensure all of our people feel included and are treated with the respect they deserve in the workplace. To demonstrate our commitment to…

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Case Studies

Creating Innovative Safety Procedures and Briefings

D2’s Digital Technology team was asked to address a requirement for innovative safety procedures and briefings that could be used to highlight key risks and past close calls in a safe and engaging way.

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Exploring Digital Innovation in Canadian Rail Industry

The Challenge With support from Innovate UK, D2 was awarded a contract to investigate how it could provide Digital Innovation to the Canadian Rail system. We chose to develop a system that could improve possession planning and visualisation tools. For…

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RM900 Ballast Cleaner

Ballast Cleaner Virtual Reality Training

Network Rail’s fleet of RM900 Ballast Cleaners are helping them to increase the sustainability of the UK’s railways. The existing operator training regime relied on manuals, mentors, and hands-on use of the actual ballast cleaners. But the high operational demand…

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Northern Hub

The £350m Northern Hub project was part of Network Rail’s £1.5bn rail upgrade plan for the North of England. The multi-award-winning project has improved medium-distance connections to, and across, Manchester. It also provided additional capacity for local services in Manchester, Liverpool, and Leeds.

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