Rail and Bus

  • Project Director of a three firm consortium that provided a technical, economic and commercial consortium providing the Maldon to Dombarton Rail AU $1 billion Link Feasibility Study, NSW, Australia. The Feasibility Study was prepared for the Commonwealth Government of Australiaand covered current and future demand for the line, engineering requirements and detailed costing for completing construction of the line. Cranleigh provided the financial analysis and commercial advice on the most appropriate options to structure and fund the construction of the line, including different PPP revenue and risk sharing arrangements.
  • Provided commercial advice and financial modelling, including the Electrical Multiple Unit Project (EMU) and whole of life financial models, for KiwRail, the procuring agency that bought 58 new electrical trains costing NZ$642 million for the Auckland region. The project involved the acquisition and maintenance arrangements for the EMUs and preparing a financial model for the Auckland passenger rail network for KiwiRail to understand the operating costs of running the new EMU fleet.
  • Chaired the KiwiRail EOI Procurement Panel for the acquisition of new EMU fleet.
  • Provided commercial advice and financial modelling for KiwiRail relating to the construction of a new maintenance depot in Auckland.
  • Financially modelled the Wellington passenger rail network for the Ministry of Transport to better understand the differences in operating costs between the Auckland and Wellington metro systems.
  • Constructed a financial model of the revenue and cost projections for the NZ$120 million Britomart Transport rail inter-change station for Auckland Regional Transport Network.