About us

About Southside Rail Training Ltd

Set up in 2018, Southside Rail Training Ltd can provide a range of services tailored to your requirements. These include technical training, operational courses, competence assessment and course development. Also available are professional services such as operational consultancy, technical authoring, procedure writing, competence management and translation services.

Training courses can be provided within defined Rail Industry parameters (such as Designated Person), company standards (technical training), or bespoke to your business needs.

If you require a specific training course, we can provide development to your specification, including design of structure, materials, methods and learning outcomes. We can also deliver that course and provide management of any necessary ongoing competence.

Southside Rail Training Ltd has a wealth of knowledge about the rail industry and can assist in many areas from operations, signalling and engineering to management support and advice.

These are all provided from a solid base of rail industry experience available to Southside Rail Training Ltd.

The business is verified within the Rail Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (ID number 6582) and a member of the RSSB (membership number RSSB140).

About Peter De Lacey

Southside Rail Training Ltd was set up by Peter De Lacey to take the skills and knowledge gained over 40 years of railway work to the wider industry.

Peter started as a Driver’s Assistant in 1978 and progressed to Driver, Driver Trainer and Driver Manager before changing to engineering. He progressed to Engineering Training Manager with Eurostar, where he was heavily involved with the introduction of the Class 374 Velaro fleet. He then moved on to be an Operations Manager for Virgin Trains East Coast (latterly LNER) before setting up Southside Rail Training Ltd.

Southside Rail Training Ltd now has a number of rail industry specialists to call on, each bringing a high level of professionalism to their particular field of expertise.