Transport Design International (TDI)
TDI provides design services for the rail, road, and marine transport manufacturers and operators, incorporating vehicle exterior styling, interior design, interior product design, colour schemes, seating designs, ergonomics/human factors analysis and a range of products for high speed trains, metros, light rail systems, monorails, automated people movers and electric buses.
TDI is currently leading the field in the UK in the development of ‘very light rail’ product technologies.
Clients include many of the world’s biggest rolling stock manufacturers – Alstom, Bombardier, and CRRC (China), Hitachi, Hyundai Rotem, Siemens – as well as operators such as Transport for London and MTR in Hong Kong.
In the past ten years, working with strategic partners, the company has supplied complete prototype vehicles to customers in the UK, Sweden, Turkey and South Korea. Our rail passenger projects in Australia and the Asia/Pacific region include the Sydney suburban train fleet (Tangara, Millennium, OSCar & Waratah variants), Tranz Metro Matangi EMU for Wellington, Suzhou Metro Lines 3, 4 & 5, Athens Metro, Kuala Lumpur Metro and Singapore MRT.
In addition to providing design and consultancy services, TDI is proud to be a lead partner in the pro-active development and promotion of advanced, sustainable, urban transit solutions such as the Minitram, New Revolution VLR, Coventry tram and Vectus PRT (personal rapid transit).