FREIGHT RAIL

FCP has advised freight operators, investors, suppliers, and customers. Assignments range from cost and pricing analysis to capacity upgrading and feasibility studies for new routes. 

RELATED PROJECTS


Private sector rail freight Due Diligence

FCP undertook commercial and technical due diligence for a multi-lateral development bank on an equity investment in a major European private sector freight company.


Rail freight capacity programme in Argentina

FCP completed a feasibility study for the Argentine Government on rail movement of bulk freight from the interior to a major port. The review included assessment of available infrastructure, rolling stock, economic and environmental costs/benefits.

Freight railway management for the Rift Valley Railway

FCP was appointed to assess productivity improvements and bring best practice in railway disciplines including rolling stock acquisition, maintenance, finance, market development, safety and security.

New rail freight market in Wales and Scotland

FCP was retained to explore the business case for switching timber haulage from road to rail. FCP then managed trial services using freight multiple units.