Skip to main content

Amey supports Department of Transport in software engineering

Press Release   •   Nov 01, 2006 00:00 GMT

Amey, a leading support services company, has been awarded a Transport Direct Framework, for the next phase of the already successful integrated travel portal, with the opportunity to provide software engineering development services to the Department for Transport.

Amey will be supporting Transport Direct’s vision to provide comprehensive, easy-to-use, multi-modal real time travel information for both public transport journeys and car journeys around Britain.

Chris Webster, Executive Director, Amey, said: "This award recognises the depth of service we are now able to offer following our acquisition of Owen Williams, consolidating our position as a leading player in the transport consultancy market.

"We look forward to offering our support to the Department for Transport and working with them to maintain and improve Britain’s transport network."

Notes to the Editor


Amey

Amey is a leading provider of integrated business and infrastructure services to the public and private sector and is working closely with central and local government to develop major projects, including PFI and PPP projects, in the education, health, transport and defence sectors. Services range from the management of large scale transportation infrastructure to the delivery of professional and back office services, all of which are underpinned by leading-edge technology and a genuine partnering philosophy.  Since 2003, Amey has been part of Grupo Ferrovial, one of the largest services and construction groups in Europe.

In February 2006 Amey acquired professional support services provider, Owen Williams. Owen Williams is the professional services division of Amey, providing engineering and consultancy services, for clients in strategic highways and transportation, railways, operational services and local government sectors.