ISLE OF WIGHT TRAMWAY
Roger Berrisford is the Managing Director of the Isle of Wight Tramway and has many years of experience within the engineering and transportation sectors, Roger has led this proposal utilising his attention to detail to ensure that all aspects of a successful feasibility study and business case appraisal have been included.
Roger, as a long standing resident on the Island, has utilised a large team of experts to ensure that a balanced view of Island Line potential has been incorporated in an unbiased and professional manner.
James Hammett and Colin Robey have been consulted at all stages of the preparation of this proposal.
James, as managing director of UKTram fulfils his role in a very efficient and professional manner. UKTram represent the Light Rail Industry within the UK and bring a very balanced view of light rail suitability to this team. Colin Robey has a wealth of experience within heavy and light rail sectors and is currently in charge of the UKTram Centre of Excellence through which all light rail schemes are required to pass before being processed by the Department for Transport.
The regular consultation with UKTram ensures that Island Line benefits from the leaders in light rail knowledge and advice.
PRE METRO OPERATIONS LIMITED
Pre Metro Operations are a Train Operating Company based in Stourbridge, West Midlands. In partnership with West Midlands Railways, they operate the Stourbridge Shuttle, the link between Stourbridge Town and Stourbridge Junction.
Using innovation and dedication, they provide the best service ever seen on this line throughout its’ 130 plus year history. The operation is clean, green, frequent and highly reliable. With a 7 day operation and more frequency than ever, the reliability of the service stands between 99.7% - 100%.
Mathew Taylor of CNNCT (‘Connect’) Ltd has over 30 years of working within the transportation sector. CNNCT, under the stewardship of Mathew have provided a detailed assessment of the capital and operational costs required for this proposal. With clients including Network Rail and Midland Metro Alliance, CNNCT have a high level of experience in commercial management on projects such as this.
Importantly, all cost based decisions have been based upon achieving value for money over the lifecycle of the project and not simply at construction stage.
PRE CAST ADVANCED TRACK LIMITED
Pre Cast Advanced Track (PCAT) are experts in modular concrete track slab products. The PCAT system allows fast installation, reduced carbon materials, integration of services and a protection against flooding and extreme weather conditions.
Under the control of Managing Director, John Hammond, PCAT have contributed significantly to this proposal, ensuring that the proposed track works provide a sustainable, efficient and low disruption approach, thus helping us all to keep the customer at the forefront of our proposal.