Resume of Nick Penberthy

Railway Design Interface/Integration Manager

Nicholas Penberthy is an Engineering/Project Manager with 35 years of experience, 25 years of which are in the design, development and delivery of high profile integrated rail projects in the UK, Far East and  Middle East.

He is fully conversant with all elements of the interdisciplinary dependencies of multi-disciplinary rail system and signaling projects, delivering solutions which utilize cutting-edge technology and safety standards.

Responsible for the successful planning, scheduling, organisation, monitoring, reporting, forecasting and delivery to quality, budget and schedule of required project engineering interfaces and deliverables.

  • Knowledge of rail safety critical system design requirements and associated regulatory environment
  • Team leader
  • Ability to work with people at different levels and ability to influence stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively communicate concepts to stakeholders at different levels of knowledge and experience.

Full project development life-cycle experience and is committed to maintaining technical excellence by verification of technological innovations and adapting to changing environments and management strategies.


Major delivery input for the following projects.

Interface Consultant for 500 km Middle East rail rehabilitation project. Jan 2018 to present.

Design Manager for engineering review of the  Felixstowe Freight upgrade saving £30m in efficiencies. 2016 to 2017.

Engineering and System Manager on the £128m Birmingham City Centre Tram Extension. 2013.

Design Manager for the £1.6bn HS1; 185 mph Paris to London in 2001 to 2003.

Design and Construction Manager of West Coast Main Line at Crewe. 2008.

Signalling Project Manager in Wales for Network Rail. 2004 to 2006.

Programme Manager for Colas Rail and Network Rail in West London, S&C Renewals in London North West. 2007 to 2009.

Signalling System Auditor for the Docklands Light Rail (Thales Seltrac). 2012

Design Manager for London Underground infrastructure upgrades 1998 to 2000

First CBTC Signalling project in 1992, Installation and Commissioning of system on LUL Central Line.

In 1997 to 98, ATP upgrade of Hong Kong’s KCRC line as Pre-Commissioning Engineer.


Currently: Owner / Technical Director

Metro Tram and Rail Ltd. 2014 to present.

Engineering Consultancy to the Rail Industry

Last Resume Update May 24, 2018
Address Baku, Azerbaijan

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