HS2 Opens Procurement

Friday, 28 April 2017 by

The official start of the competition for the £2.75bn contract to design, build and maintain Britain’s next generation of high speed trains was launched by HS2 Ltd earlier this month. The successful bidder will work with HS2 Ltd to develop approximately 60 state of the art trains to transport passengers across the country on the

Aging Fleets Trains on Britain’s railways are more than 20 years old on average, the highest figure for at least 15 years, according to analysis of rolling stock. Statistics from the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) showed that trains were an average of 21 years old. This is the oldest they have been since

Technical Sales Engineer

Monday, 10 April 2017 by

Technical Sales Engineer (Rail Electronics division) TP Matrix is a high end Electronic Engineering company specialising in Design, Manufacture, Repair and Overhaul of equipment used in the Rail Industry, specifically Rolling Stock, including Door Controllers, Traction Systems, Power Supply Units, Wheel Slide Protection, Drivers Cab equipment and Train Management Systems.The Rail sector in particular is

Apprenticeships TP Matrix has long recognised the potential negative effects caused by the skills gap in rail engineering. Over the next ten years, the National Skills Academy for Railway Engineering (NSARE) has forecast a skills shortage of over 8,000 jobs, specifically in traction and rolling stock. Many highly skilled engineers are set to retire over

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