On Thursday, 14th March 2019, along with over 300 industry professionals, Chris Stutter and Callum Finlayson, attended the CP6 Launch Event at the Hilton Hotel, Liverpool.
Control Period 6 (CP6) is the biggest spending control period network rail have planned in recent times. The five year framework for the rail industry has an investment of over £47bn pounds. The rail infrastructure will see significant improvements to our great industry including new station builds, electrification and signalling schemes.
"We are extremely interested to hear about the CP6 plans and Technotrack Engineering are looking forward to the launch. This is a great opportunity for us to meet and connect with some great people and build on our plans for the next five years." Commented Callum Finlayson, Managing Director.
The guest speaker was Rob Morris, Managing Director of Rail Automation at Siemens who delivered a speech covering the new control period and the long-term plan for the UK Rail Industry.
On Friday, 1st March 2019 a team of 19 strangers grouped together and completed the Social London Marathon Trek.
The trek was organised by Steve Kerslake, the founder of The Let Off Steam Project. The Project has been launched to support and promote the mental health and well being of the workforce, within the rail and construction industries.
Callum Finlayson, Managing Director at Technotrack Engineering was one of the 18 who took on the challenge. "The team at Technotrack Engineering are passionate about this project and what it stands for. When I head about the trek, I jumped at the chance!"
The team set off at 6am from London Liverpool on their 30.6 mile round trip. The chosen charity for the trek was Red Nose Day and they raised £2855 for this incredible charity.