How it works
Planning techniques are a crucial part of innovation and development within the engineering sector. Effective planning ensures that projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the required standards.
Advanced planning techniques, such as 4D visualisation allows project teams to visualise the project and its progress over time, without having to undertake site walkouts, improving communication and collaboration between stakeholders.
Professional engineering and design integration is another key element driving innovation and development within the rail industry. Effective 4D integration of engineering and design ensures that projects are designed to meet the needs of stakeholders and are delivered to the required standards. This approach also ensures more accurate forecasting and risk management, reduces the likelihood of delays and cost overrunsthat, and supports the progressive, professional management of the project.
Example 4D Visulisation produced by Freeform.
Our business is supporting a number of schemes by bringing novel or innovative techniques to rail engineering whilst continually improving our own business systems.
These include using 4D visualisation techniques, heat straightening impact damaged steel structures, bringing Very Light Rail solutions to Beeching project reinstatements and introducing pre-cast concrete track systems, among others.
At the heart of innovation and development within ei is a commitment to excellence. This commitment is reflected in the use of advanced planning techniques and the integration of engineering and design assets within the project EDMS. By adopting these approaches and emerging innovative tools and techniques ei is driving innovation and development while ensuring the successful delivery of railway projects.
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Engineering management is critical to ensure the safe and efficient operation of their assets and networks.
ei work closely with our clients to ensure that their engineering projects are delivered to the required standards, to the specific requirements, within budget and on time.
ei has developed a self assurance model supported by our bespoke competency assessment matrix. This ensures that ei can provide a formal authority to work for all members of our team.
We provide multidisciplinary engineering management expertise to rail, transportation, and infrastructure projects. Involving the latest in systems engineering thinking, tools and best practice, and apply it practically and pragmatically alongside our design and construction experience.
We successfully define and integrate the technical, contractual, programme, stakeholder and construction interfaces to ensure our projects deliver quality output, to budget and on time.
Innovation & Development
The rail industry is constantly evolving, and innovation, efficiency and development are essential to its continued success.
One of the key areas of innovation in recent years has been the use of 4D visualization and planning techniques.
4D visualization allows project teams to visualize the project and its progress over time, without having to undertake site walkouts, improving communication and collaboration between stakeholders.