Welcome

Provider Rail is a professional services business providing advisory services to the UK and International rail industry. Specialising in service provision relative to contemporary and legacy Rolling Stock, Provider Rail can bring a wealth of experience and innovative solutions to client needs.

Services We Provide

  • Lenders technical advisor for Rolling Stock acquisition, operation and systems engineering
  • Rolling Stock transactional advice including project and acquisition finance and residual value assessment
  • Rolling Stock asset management from business case through to disposal
  • Rolling Stock maintenance optimisation, reliability and availability improvement strategies
  • Depot layout optimisation and management 
  • Expert witness for Rolling Stock related issues
  • Project Management for new and refurbished Rolling Stock programmes
  • Rolling Stock homologation and service introduction
  • Franchise bid preparation and bid management
  • Rolling Stock specification production
  • Verification management
  • Tender preparation and evaluation
  • Benchmarking studies
  • Feasibility studies

Experience – Provider Rail is managed by Peter Metcalf. His experience is listed below:

In a career which began as a British Rail trained engineer and has subsequently covered nearly 43 years in the global rail industry, Peter’s Rail and Rolling Stock experience and expertise have allowed him to provide measured dependable and considered advice to clients in both the private and public sectors. Working in over 14 countries these clients have included, financial institutions, government agencies, railway operators and train manufacturers.

Some examples of Peter’s career assignments are shown below

  • Technical Advisor Rolling Stock  Specification Development – North West Rail Link: TFNSW Australia
  • Technical Advisor, development , transition and introduction of new maintenance regime: Metro Trains Melbourne
  • Lenders Technical Advisor –New Rolling Stock –Thameslink: European Banking Consortium 
  • Technical Advisor new Rolling Stock Belgrade Metro: EBRD
  • Project Management New Vlocity Train Acquisition – Department of Infrastructure Victoria
  • Management of homologation and service introduction for Virgin Cross Country Voyager and Super Voyager and Meridian Rolling Stock: Bombardier
  • Franchise bid support Tyne and Wear Metro concession, Mersey Rail and Melbourne Metropolitan passenger rail franchises: UK rail operator parent companies
  • Technical Advisor for residual value study for tilting train investment: UK investment bank
  • Technical  Advisor for Rolling Stock refurbishment programme for Romanian State railways: EBRD
  • Fleet asset management for Cross Country Trains: BR  
  • Technical tender development and evaluation for InterCity 250 Project: BR Intercity

Contact Provider Rail

Provider Rail Ltd
Web: www.providerrail.com
Tel: 07542 698637
Email: peter.metcalf@providerrail.com

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