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Real Estate Vision Stories: Network Rail

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In conversation with Vince Herrera-Leon, Head of Digital Services at Network Rail Group Property

As part of our Real Estate Vision stories series, Dermot Briody, Executive Managing Director EMEA at MRI Software met with Vince Herrera-Leon, Head of Digital Services at Network Rail.

Network Rail owns, operates and develops Britain’s railway infrastructure. That’s 20,000 miles of track, 30,000 bridges, tunnels and viaducts and the thousands of signals, level crossings and stations. We manage 20 of the UK’s largest stations while all the others, over 2,500, are managed by the country’s train operating companies.

Vince talks with Dermot about the company’s vision – Putting passengers and freight first.

One of the aspirations we have is to digitalise the business to drive efficiencies…, through our digital railway programme, we are looking at technology in particular, and data. We want to be a data driven organisation enabled by technology to drive efficiencies.

Watch the video to hear from Vince about the business challenges and how technology is supporting them realise their vision to be a digital landlord.

MRI is our strategic partner supporting and managing our tier 1 platform, MRI Horizon, which is instrumental to the cornerstone of laying our digital foundations over the next 3 years and preparing the way forward. One of the things we are looking to do is to become a digital landlord and we see our partnership with MRI instrumental in delivering that, allowing us to continue to make what we call extraordinary places extraordinary.

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