Network Rail Consulting appoints new director to lead signalling and control systems delivery

Network Rail Consulting has appointed Andy Harrison as director of signalling and control systems.

As a chartered engineer, Andy has spent the last thirty years working for international companies such as Invensys Rail, Ansaldo STS and Praxis Critical Systems, delivering large-scale projects with clients including government departments, rail authorities and major contracting companies. His experience includes the technical management and leadership of railway signalling and control systems through the design, development application and project delivery of novel safety critical technology.


Andy joins Network Rail Consulting to lead its delivery of signalling and control system assignments in asset management, maintenance and renewal programmes. During his career, Andy has worked on major infrastructure projects covering mainline, high speed and metro signalling and control projects in the UK, Asia and Australia, including the UK early deployment ERTMS Level 2. He is a fellow of both the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers (IRSE) and the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET).

Welcoming Andy’s appointment, Nigel Ash, Network Rail Consulting’s managing director, said: “Andy brings a wealth of experience and is very well regarded in the industry. He is passionate about railway systems and dynamic leader. I am delighted to have him on board and have no doubts that he will assist in adding further success to Network Rail Consulting.”