Engineering and
Safety Assurance


Covering all asset classes and engineering functions, Vertex are market leaders in the assessment, development and application of engineering and safety process and controls to ensure the safe implementation of infrastructure and operational change, from feasibility stages to entry into operational service. Our people have extensive experience in Design, Construction, Authorisation to Place Into Service (APIS), Maintenance, Operations and disposal of railway systems.

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Services include:


  • Engineering Management of Projects
  • Governance of Railway Infrastructure Projects (GRIP) / Project Acceleration in a Controlled Environment (PACE)
  • Safety case production / safety verification (ROGS)
  • Safety Assessment / Verification to / Hazid / Hazop facilitation and HAZAN assessment
  • Provision of ApBo / ISA assessors
  • NTSNs compliance, support to Technical File and ORR interface
  • System Engineering, V&V, RAMS, FMEA
  • Detailed Signalling, Systems, Track, Civil, Telecoms, Traction, Fleet, Operations & Maintenance experience 
  • Feasibility assessment, staging and constructability strategies
  • Asset Protection services
  • Technical assurance of transportation systems and utilities with a particular expertise in Command Control & Signalling, Telecoms, Track, Civils & Rolling Stock 

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Vertex is a leading engineering consultancy providing industries with an independent, technically knowledgeable group of safety, systems and project delivery services with a solid grounding in a range of asset intensive industries, in particular transportation.


Vertex Systems Engineering has a wealth of experience in managing the engineering change, and assurance of
change, in an industry that is highly regulated, safety critical and that has very time-limited access to the assets.
Previous Clients include: