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Company overview

Drawing on decades of experience in public transport infrastructure, multi-disciplinary consulting firm WSP helps its clients to plan, design, and manage mass transit systems. Its expert team delivers bespoke solutions that lead to sustainable outcomes and smarter, more cost-effective transportation for all.

With a global presence and 50 UK locations, WSP works flexibly and efficiently, delivering maximum value for its customers. And, as networks are modernised, it’s helping organisations to introduce and integrate new technologies.

Boasting 130 years of industry experience, WSP was involved in the creation of the first subway systems in America, Africa, Australia, and South Asia. Today, it brings together design, construction phase, and advisory services with programme management and land use planning, providing truly holistic solutions.


Delivered flexibly, efficiently, and with minimum disruption to clients and communities, WSP’s services include:

  • Electric vehicles: including policy, infrastructure design and policy, market scanning and lifecycle cost.
  • Rail design: covering track, signal and train control, communication systems, overhead catenary systems, and 3rd rail traction power.
  • Railway sustainability: from understanding and responding to trends to preparing sustainable development policies.
  • Rail planning: covering environmental studies, sustainable land use, and travel demand forecasting.

Featured project

Tuen Ma Line – MTR

WSP provided multidisciplinary engineering design services, supporting and delivering stations and tunnels on this 56.2km line.