Continuing the expansion of its rail capability, SGS has appointed Iain Warner to the Strategic Rail Consulting team. SGS UK Rail Business Manager, Phil Taylor commented, “The appointment of Iain demonstrates our continued commitment to the growth and expansion of the SGS UK and global rail capabilities and we are delighted that Iain has joined us bringing with him a diverse range of railway experience that fits our portfolio perfectly.”

Iain comes to SGS from a train operation company in the United Kingdom where he accumulated over 10 years of experience in the railway industry, specialising in depot operations and maintenance of traction and rolling stock. He has held a variety of engineering management roles within mainline train operating companies, covering a diverse range of maintenance depots and rolling stock fleets.

As Depot Manager, Iain has overseen numerous train modification and refurbishment projects. In his previous role, Iain successfully completed the renovation and re-opening of a train maintenance depot closed for 15 years.

In his new position, Iain will report directly to Consulting Team Manager, James Airey.

Iain remarked, “I am really pleased to be part of the SGS rail team and I am looking forward to joining a consulting organization that is building a great reputation for delivering high-quality services to a global market.”

SGS Rail Services & SGS CORRELL Rail

SGS offers a comprehensive rail portfolio made up of certification, assessment, inspection, maintenance and strategic consultancy services for rolling stock, infrastructure and operations. SGS experts have a wealth of experience and have served rail customers around the world, developing solutions tailored to meet the requirements of their rail industry.

To ensue operating standards meet the highest practice standards, SGS examines rail components in the logistic chain and provides terminals management and transit monitoring as well as import control and additional related services. SGS logistics support, rail inspection, verification and audit services allow you to focus on other important aspects of your business.

SGS CORRELL Rail is an independent verification and validation company working in both the mandatory and voluntary fields providing Notified Body services, certification of new, upgraded and modified rolling stock, technical assessment of products and processes, maintenance optimization and consultancy and training. In addition, SGS CORRELL Rail provides strategic consulting services to the rail industry.

For further information, please contact:

SGS Industrial Services
Gary Winstanley
Gee House, Holborn Hill
Birmingham, B7 5PA
United Kingdom
t: +44 (0) 121 326 3672
f: +44 (0) 121 328 5343

About SGS

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 75,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,500 offices and laboratories around the world.