ABOUT US

Transport Design International has over 30 years’ experience in the transport industry and has delivered more than 135 projects across the globe.

TRANSPORT DESIGN INTERNATIONAL

We are market leaders in light-weighting technology for mass transit solutions. TDI is recognised throughout the rail sector for our knowledge and expertise in Very Light Rail. We are specialists in designing and building very light weight vehicles with sustainable, zero-carbon functionality. We use the very latest in material and battery technology.

HISTORY

1987

Transport Design International (TDI) created as a trading name of Warwick Design to undertake international projects

1988

TDI Ltd established in Australia as a joint venture between Warwick Design and Design Resource in Sydney

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2005

Alliance with AVE Rail Projects to provide turnkey design and supply of rail interiors and cabs direct to rolling stock builders

2009

TDI provides turnkey design and supply of ‘Minitrams’ and light urban transit vehicles

2011

TDI formalises technical partnership with Vectus Ltd to develop the next generation PRT technology

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2013/14

TDI heads up ‘Revolution VLR Consortium’ to develop sustainable, ‘very light rail’ technology and deliver demonstrator vehicle

 

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2018

TDI secures contract to supply urban VLR vehicle for Coventry City Council

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2021

Launch of Revolution VLR & Coventry VLR vehicles

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MEET THE TEAM

Our team are experienced in developing bespoke Very Light Rail and road transport solutions. We cover every aspect from planning, product design and engineering to vehicle manufacture and testing. We work with our customers to produce feasibility studies, route planning and terrain analysis, funding and capacity planning, future proofing, as well as vehicle design and specifications.

135 projects in 12 countries

Over 30 years of experience

Award winning designers and engineers

Darren Smith

Head of Transport Design International

Quote from Darren about the TDI team

James Taylor
James TaylorDirector of Business Development
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Shaun O'Brien
Shaun O'BrienCommercial Director
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Martin Pemberton
Martin PembertonTDI Founder & Creative Lead
Martin Pemberton
Martin PembertonTDI Founder & Creative Lead
Antoni Sozanski
Antoni SozanskiHead of Engineering
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Adrian Howson
Adrian HowsonChief Technical Officer
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Jörgen Gustafsson
Jörgen GustafssonAssociate, Stockholm
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Matthew James
Matthew JamesProgramme Manager
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Paul Drake
Paul DrakeProject Finance
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Alex Dyde
Alex DydeProject Manager
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