Arriva Trains - Great Western Franchise Bid

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Arriva Trains commissioned GHD to provide extensive technical support through both the pre-qualification and bid stages for the Great Western Franchise. GHD was the lead technical advisor for:

  • Revenue and demand forecasting, including assessment of impact of exogenous factors, rail-on-rail and modal competition, changes in service provision or quality
  • Delivery of a compliant Revenue Model with associated Record of Assumptions and Operating Manual
  • Capacity management, including advising on fleet deployment, assessment of services against specified crowding limits, impact of crowding on revenue and supporting creation of a Delivery Plan to accommodate passenger growth
  • Delivery of a compliant Crowding Model with associated Record of Assumptions and Operating Manual, providing a train-by-train, stop-by-stop view of crowding
  • Fares and revenue protection
  • Timetable specification and evaluation, including analysis of impact of net revenue and TSR compliance
  • Environment & sustainability and asset management
  • Assessment of impact of engineering work and bid writing support in respect of Delivery Plan "Management and Delivery of Infrastructure Change"