Ramboll snaps up Wiltshire firm

Posted on 06 May 2018 and read 726 times
Ramboll snaps up Wiltshire firmWarminster-based rail company DEG Signal (www.degsignal.co.uk) has been acquired by Danish engineering giant Ramboll (www.ramboll.com).

Employing 17 people, DEG provides consultancy and design services for both main-line rail and metro systems. It will continue to operate from its current location, led by chief executive Doug Green.

The company’s clients include TfL, Network Rail, Thales, Ansaldo, Amey and Siemens, with recently completed projects including the concept design for an alternative signalling protection system on the London Overground.

It is also working on the Thameslink Resilience Project.

Ramboll was founded in Copenhagen in 1945 and currently employs 13,000 people world-wide. Mathew Riley, managing director of Ramboll UK, said: “We are very excited to be bringing the team at DEG Signal on board; we have worked with them on multiple occasions, so we know that their excellent capabilities will help us to deliver even better value for clients.”

Ramboll’s global rail director, Tonni Christiansen, said: “This fuels our continued growth as one of the leading engineering groups in the rail sector. From our work on HS2 in the UK to the implementation of ERTMS in Denmark, we are involved in some of the most exciting rail projects around.”

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