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About Us

TTG Transportation Technology is a leading international provider of rail technology and consulting services to optimise the performance and efficiency of rail operations – trains, schedules and network capacity.

Our solutions span passenger, freight and heavy haul rail; from long-term planning to real-time operations. For example, our Energymiser® solution provides real-time driver advice and web-based reports to reduce energy consumption and emissions by up to 20% or more, improve on-time running and network capacity, and reduce maintenance costs.

Our clients are railway owners, operators and suppliers in the public and private sector, operating in the U.K., Europe, Australia, New Zealand, China, India, SE Asia, and the USA. TTG are leaders in:

  • Sustainable solutions to the rail industry, built on more than 23 years operating experience of the former TMG Group.
  • Providing software, engineering and consultancy services supporting daily railway operations and maintenance activities.

TTG Europe and TTG Group operate from head offices in Derby – U.K. and Sydney – Australia, and through a network of Associates and Agents internationally, including an office in Beijing.

 

Our Expertise

TTG combine strong software development and engineering skills with domain expertise in all facets of the rail industry, and we strive to use this combined experience to develop products and solutions that meet the changing needs of our customers and the rail industry.

 

Our Solutions Solve Your Problems

TTG software products can be used as advanced planning tools for railway operations where optimal advice is required to support investment in new assets, and as real time decision support tools for daily planning and replanning of network operations, and individual train journeys.

The benefits of TTG’s operational software products are state of the art optimisation that can reduce the cost of delays by optimising network capacity, and reducing the energy used by individual trains by optimising the driving tactics for the overall journey. TTG optimisation programs, Schedulemiser® and Energymiser®, can be linked to TTG’s suite of timetable development and production software, or linked to third party software to provide a complete operational support system.

 

Senior Management Team

Dale Coleman Dale Coleman – Managing Director, TTG Group

Dale is a Civil Engineer with thirty nine years experience in the rail, engineering and mining industries.Dale was the General Manager Rail for WorleyParsons after WorleyParsons acquired the business of TMG International in July 2006, for which Dale founded the former companies in 1985.Over the last 23 years he has worked in the railway industry in various technical and management roles as the head of a railway signalling and control systems company, and as the head of his own company, specialising in railway engineering and in development of railway operational planning and asset management software.

He has been involved in tendering and contracting railway projects in the UK, Asia, South Africa, India and USA.

Prior to the TMG WorleyParsons merger, Dale was the Group Managing Director of TMG International Holdings Pty Ltd and was responsible for the management of the Group’s business and for the development and implementation of the Group’s strategy and management of its strategic alliances and business links.

Dale has provided advice on all aspects of the planning, management, operations, and maintenance of rail infrastructure and rolling stock to owners and operators in all parts of Australia and internationally, and has acted as an expert witness in a number of major international rail disputes. He was also responsible for development of TMG’s technology products and services.

He was a Board Member of the Rail Cooperative Research Centre, and University of South Australia’s Institute for Sustainable Systems and Technologies, and is currently a Board Member of the Australian Railway Industry Corporation, and a Member of the RTAA Management Committee.

Early in his career, Dale held senior positions in and managed multi-disciplinary projects for major companies including Ericcson Signal Systems, Dravo Corporation, Australian Consolidated Industries, and CRA (Minenco).

 

  Andy Kevins – Associate Director, TTG Europe

M.A., B.A. (Hons)., F.C.I.M., AMRS., MIoD., DipMAndy is a Fellow of the Institute of Marketing with 22 years’ senior management experience in the utility, industrial and rail sectors. The founder of the Yellow Group of companies, Andy achieved his BA (Hons) in Business and Finance at Leeds business school and his Masters degree in Marketing at Lincoln and Humberside University. He is a member of the Institute of Directors and an Associate of the Market Research Society.Following a successful military career in the Royal Corps of Signals he joined Schlumberger the world’s leading oilfield services provider in 1990, working in the industrial and recently privatised utility sectors as Sales & Marketing Director responsible for industrial and utility product and service sales activities.

Andy moved to the rail sector in 1999 to take a senior management role as National Account Manager responsible for managing key accounts for all Alstom UK service business activities including: Renovation, Parts & Logistics, West Coast Mainline, Maintenance and New products. Andy moved to Bombardier Transportation in 2004 progressing to Sales Director for the Refurbishment Business unit responsible for £350M of refurbishment sales within the UK rail sector, leaving to join Joyce-Loebl Ltd as a member of the board of Directors responsible for global defence and transport sales and marketing activities for the Joyce-Loebl portfolio of products and services.

His final year prior to starting his own business venture was as Sales and Marketing Director for Nomad Digital, an entrepreneurial, technical start-up company in the rail sector, which is now a world leader in the provision of Wi-Fi to the global rail sector. Responsibilities included the management of global sales and marketing activities for the Nomad portfolio of products and services.

Andy founded Yellow Rail in 2007 and has since expanded to create the Yellow Group of companies comprising: Yellow Rail, Yellow Consultancy and Yellow Recruitment Ltd. These companies provide a range of services including: sales & marketing, engineering and operations consultancy services, system integration, remote turnkey and installation services to the UK rail sector.

As part of TTG’s investment and expansion plans for Europe, Andy has joined the TTG Transportation Technologies Management Team in 2012, responsible for European Sales & Marketing activities.

 

Clive Yep Clive Yep – Commercial Director, TTG Group

Clive is a Mechanical Engineer with more than thirty years experience in the transportation, engineering, construction, and manufacturing industries.Clive has gained extensive experience in a wide range of projects for various rail authorities in Australia and Asia since 1980. He has been project team leader or facilitator on most of those projects, with responsibility for operational and maintenance studies and management of implementation of the resulting projects. Clive has special interest in safety management, quality assurance, and the application of cost control systems.

Clive has significant experience in the design, manufacture and maintenance of railway rolling stock. He has been involved in the tendering, negotiation and implementation of many contracts for the design and production of locomotives, passenger and freight wagons, and bogies and other major components. He has also had substantial experience with rolling stock maintenance, including a number of investigations into the layouts and functional requirements of passenger fleet maintenance facilities including cost and resource estimation.

Clive is familiar with the requirements and documentation for rail safety accreditation in all states of Australia and has been involved in many risk assessment and safety audit assignments for rail authorities and private companies.

Clive also has a strong background in quality management and is a qualified Quality and Safety Auditor. He has undertaken many quality related projects for both railway and non-railway clients.

Clive is a skilful communicator and has developed competent skills in business development and dealings in Australia and the Asia Pacific Region.

 

stan4 Stan Ghys – Business Development Manager, TTG Group (Asia Pacific)

Stan has a background as a physicist, computer scientist, business development manager and project leader with over 25 years’ experience developing, commercialising and rolling out technically innovative solutions for international markets.These include systems to improve the performance and efficiency of rail transport, energy management for industrial and commercial facilities, safety for the mining industry, automation of quality control in production environments, secure financial transaction devices for retail banking, and surveillance technology for public transport.

Stan has gained significant experience in a range of projects for various rail authorities in Asia Pacific and the United Kingdom since 2011, with a focus on Driver Advisory Systems and technical services that improve the real-time performance and efficiency of rail transport – spanning passenger, freight and heavy haul operations.

He is a Business Development Manager with a highly consultative approach and also excels as a Project Leader to coordinate live trials of Driver Advisory Systems in rail operations, including specification of customer requirements, planning, execution, analysis and formal reporting. Stan has proven ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders; such as senior executives, engineers and train drivers; with a hands-on approach and an eye for detail.

Stan also assists with the marketing, tendering, negotiation and implementation of Driver Advisory Systems, including liaison with train and rail network operators, peak bodies, strategic partners and government agencies.

 

BrunoLambla_June2015 Bruno Lambla – Product Manager, TTG Group

Bruno has a strong background in software and engineering complex systems. He has spent over 11 years with Thales in different countries and roles, working on Air Traffic Control Systems, leading the simulation activity and managing research and technology for military vehicles. He has a strong technical background, knowledge of multiple domains and is very keen on innovation.Having worked in Europe, Asia and Australia, Bruno has demonstrated his ability to lead teams in different cultural environments and manage complex projects from concept to bid stage to delivery. He believes in both a structured methodical approach and innovation through disruptive thinking.

 

Kiruba Ravimohan Kiruba Ravimohan – Software Development Manager, TTG Group

Kiruba has over 20 years’ experience in software engineering for rail, transportation and engineering sectors, particularly in developing a wide range of software systems for the international rail industry.She has been managing development teams with the responsibility for product development, requirements analysis, development process, quality assurance, system implementation and system integration. Alongside, she has developed effective, positive teams of several disciplines and facilitated team growth.

Kiruba has several years of experience in design and development of robust and reliable systems comprising desktop and web applications, and database back-ends.

In addition, Kiruba has substantial experience in implementation, system integration and database migration, as well as providing support for various systems, including maintenance as stipulated by service level agreements, liaising with clients on defect management and enhancement projects, providing training, and supporting system and database maintenance.
She also has substantial experience in data analysis, reporting on analysis and drawing conclusions.

Kiruba provides a solid understanding of the full software development life cycle, related processes, and application of these processes based on project requirements.

 

John Pegg John Pegg – External Accountant

John established Pegg & Associates in 1980 having held a variety of senior roles including accounting, auditing and management roles in a large Accounting firm. He has also been involved in committees of the Institute ofChartered Accountants and The Law Society of NSW. He holds several Board positions in companies throughout Australia, including those with international interests.

John takes an active role in the North Shore Heart Research Foundation and another large Australian based community organization.

John is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, the Chartered Institute of Secretaries, the Institute of Company Directors in Australia and Member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.