Barny Daley
  • Technical Director
  • UK

Barny Daley

Barny Daley is the Global Technical Director at Network Rail Consulting, taking the lead on interaction between NRC and Network Rail, strengthening the collaborative relationship and enabling the sharing of knowledge and best practice between NRC's international clients and the operator of the UK railway.

Most recently Barny was Deputy Chief Engineer for Network Rail, leading on engineering assurance, interoperability and capability development for engineers across the company.

Joining Network Rail in 2004 Barny oversaw the introduction of the upgraded West Coast infrastructure into passenger service. In 2009 he became Head of Infrastructure Reliability leading a team of cross-functional engineers to reduce the number of infrastructure failures impacting the railway by more than 20% over 5 years. During this time, he was technical lead for the Intelligent Infrastructure project which has invested £80m on remote condition monitoring for almost 40,000 assets.

Barny is a Chartered Engineer with 30 years’ railway engineering experience and achievement in both private and public sectors.