Frazer-Nash Consultancy Ltd

+44(0)1306 885050

Company overview

Frazer-Nash Consultancy Ltd’s expert support helps rail organisations to gain a commercial and technical advantage.

The RISQS-accredited firm mitigates risk, makes technology more viable, and reduces project costs, ensuring that clients thrive and perform, even in challenging conditions.

Frazer-Nash Consultancy Ltd’s team specialises in addressing these challenges – whether that means guaranteeing the safety of older systems and equipment or helping to manage demanding engineering change programmes.

With extensive engineering expertise, the award-winning Frazer-Nash Consultancy team works across rolling stock, rail infrastructure, government, and train operation.

Rail services

Rolling stock

Support for train operators, manufacturers and owners, and equipment suppliers.

Services include structural design and analysis, mechanical systems design and analysis, electrical systems design and analysis, and systems, safety, and supportability engineering.

Rail infrastructure

Infrastructure project support that reduces risk and boosts performance.

Skills and services include the design and analysis of mechanical systems, train control ERTMS and signalling, assurance engineering (including auditing and governance), environmental engineering, the planning and optimisation of maintenance, and more.


Working on behalf of the UK Government, Frazer-Nash Consultancy Ltd supports a range of rail projects.

Services and skills include innovation and concept design, engineering project management, new train specification, whole-life costing, development of analytical and/or bespoke software, method development and research, and more.

Train operation

Providing franchise bid support and helping organisations to operate more efficiently.

Skills and services include model generation and review, modelling approach and lifecycle management, method research and development, and development of bespoke software.

Decision support

Developing bespoke models that help clients to improve their decision-making.

Case study – central main line maintenance optimisation

Frazer-Nash Consultancy Ltd helped London Underground to establish the root cause of its low fleet availability issues, before introducing a new maintenance regime to address the problem.

London Underground estimated that the benefits of this new regime would be around £1.5 million per year.