Rail Industry Consultants

Specialists in major transformation programmes

Our history of
rail change partnership

For the last 24 years, Afiniti has supported large-scale transformation programmes in the rail industry. We have completed over 125 engagements across delivery units, TOCs, FOCs, ROCs, IECCs and service functions, with many of these in support of Railtrack, Network Rail and, soon, GBR.

Our varied and award-winning experience as rail consultants means we truly understand your business and your people, living and breathing your safety culture. We work collaboratively with your team, complementing and augmenting them to help realise strategic goals and desired outcomes. In short, we bring your change to life, make it happen and make it stick.

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Learn more about Afiniti’s rich history in the rail industry from Afiniti partner Emma Roberts.


Award-winning change

Award-winning change

Afiniti is a specialist Business Change consultancy with wide-ranging expertise in rail and transport. We focus on the people agenda of change, operating with pride and pragmatism while putting our clients at the heart of everything we do.  

We’re experts in our field, focused and impactful – business change is all we do. Using a mix of frameworks, toolkits and templates tailor-made for your change programme, we help you accelerate and embed change, so you can confidently realise sought benefits.

Our work is recognised by the Institute of Internal Communications (IOIC) and the Learning & Performance Institute (LPI). Afiniti were recently listed, for the sixth consecutive year, within the FT’s special report, The UK’s Leading Management Consultants 2023where we were voted within the top 30 consultancies in the UK for ‘Organisation and Change’.​

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What our clients say

What our clients say

“Afiniti listen and respond to what they’re hearing and bring creativity to shaping visionary thinking. Moreover their colleagues have the emotional intelligence, personality, and confidence to challenge convention and received wisdom without losing their stakeholder audience.”

– Programme Director, Network Rail

“Huge thanks to the Afiniti team for your constant creativity and challenge. Across all areas of comms and engagement, change and learning, it’s been a true partnership and has set us up for every success. We couldn’t have got here without you so once again , thank you!”

– Senior Programme Manager, Network Rail

“Working with the Afiniti team’s rail consultants has been inspirational – their expertise and creativity has resulted in an approach that has been openly welcomed by the team  and is pragmatic so we can continue to scale as we grow.”

– Programme Manager, Network Rail

What makes us
unique?

We’re experts in data-driven, people-centric business change within the Rail industry. Our sole focus is to support our clients to realise their strategic objectives and desired business benefits through our truly tailored solutions and holistic business change service:

  • Advisory: Partnering to equip leaders to find, create and articulate their future state vision, building a committed, capable community
  • Programme / Project Management: Ensuring change activity is fully integrated and managed appropriately to time, cost and quality
  • Comms & Engagement: Bringing people on the journey, making change real and creating momentum
  • Learning: Embedding a continuous improvement mindset, ensuring teams are set up to operate in BAU with toolkits and frameworks
  • Creative Direction & Design: Bringing change to life by inspiring people through engaging and impactful visuals, rich in messaging to reinforce storytelling

We set our clients’ teams up for ongoing success. This means our strategic advisory is always focused by ensuring plans are actionableprogress is measurable, and people are equipped to embed change. This is what we measure our success against; we’re all about making change stick.

Talk to our Transport Partners
Are you working on a change programme? Speak to our transport account partners Emma Roberts or Gill Hughes, who will be happy to learn how Afiniti can help.

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