Digitising the rail sector with Balfour Beatty, Network Rail and the Greater West
eviFile has recently created a buzz in the rail sector with the publication of The GWEP case study detailing the benefits eviFile brought for Balfour Beatty and Network Rail. Since August 2017, Balfour Beatty has implemented eviFile to the GWEP Project to implement digital assurance across the programme.
Balfour Beatty highlighted many positive outcomes from a business perspective including improved control, quality and consistency of data and better visibility of volume of quality referrals and programme impacts, and of trends, to help drive continuous improvement They also saw benefits for the client including more efficient client information at handover and greater client satisfaction.
For further details of how Balfour Beatty implemented and benefitted from the eviFile platform, you can read the case study here.
Extensive media coverage in established rail publications has included Rail Professional, a business-focused magazine for industry managers, providing a forum for analysis and comment within the sector. Running since 1996, Rail Professional is also the Institution of Railway Operators (IRO) official publication. To read more about how Balfour Beatty hails successful use of world-first digital evidence platform click here.
Rail Technology also covered the story across their homepage, ‘Sleepers blog’ and Comment section. Rail Technology is the independent technical trade journal for the UK rail industry, offering readers breaking news around technology, development, rail policy, operations, management and procurement. To read the story in full and understand how “Balfour Beatty has praised a new secure data collection platform as an amazing development’” click here.
Railway Technology featured eviFile as the data collection platform for rail electrification works. They highlight eviFile’s tamper-proof audit trail and it’s integration with other associated systems. Luke Allen, Managing Director describes eviFile’s ability to “give Balfour Beatty a rigorous approach to site data capture and workflow improvements which saved time and money.” To find out how eviFile exceeds the levels of assurance and evidence major contractors are demanding read the full article here.
To find out more about the Great Western Mainline contract click here.
“We understand the complexities of rail. Delivering new assets involves multiple activities, each of which requires quality inspection before the next starts. Our version of digital progressive assurance does this automatically, driving much of Balfour Beatty’s efficiency savings.”