Andrew Went

Andrew Went


  • Global High Speed Rail Leader

Andrew is responsible for Arup's engagement within the global high speed rail market. He has extensive experience in transport and civil engineering, focussing on rail maintenance, scheme concept development, major project implementation and commissioning.

Andrew is currently working alongside colleagues and delivery partners on the East West Rail project, helping to develop its route along the Central section between Bedford and Cambridge.

Prior to Arup, Andrew worked with British Rail, Railtrack and Network Rail, where he led the development of asset renewal strategies across the UK. He has also developed renewal and delivery programmes and new fleet specifications for the Department for Transport and was involved in developing the High Speed 2 network, in his role as Head of Route Engineering and Stations.

Andrew has a deep interest in the transition towards zero carbon railways in the UK and abroad.