The development of transport infrastructure is essential to achieving any nation’s economic and developmental goals. At IDI, we bring our vast experience in this sector to enable both our public and private sector clients achieve new synergies and deliver significant returns on invested capital.


Our consultants are widely regarded in the transport sector and their technical depth is unparalleled in Rail and Road delivery, two of the most critical areas for mass transportation in Nigeria and Africa.


  • The Rail Team is a one-stop shop specializing in every area of rail infrastructure delivery. As an IDI client, you’ll have 24/7 access to the leading rail sector infrastructure advisory experts in Nigeria who can advise at all levels within the rail sector.


  • The Roads Team delivers innovative professional services from concept to implementation. As an IDI client, you’ll have access to our expertise across urban, suburban and rural environments and you’ll also enjoy wide ranging services via our tried and tested Road Asset Management Systems.

Our expertise in the Transport Sector
cuts across:

  • Institutional Reforms within the sector
  • Project Investment Appraisal & Feasibilities Studies
  • Innovative Financing of Transport Projects
  • Construction Project Management

Institutional Reforms within the sector

We advise policy and decision makers on the creation of enabling environments to attract private sector investment in the transport sector for sustainable economic growth.

Project Investment Appraisal & Feasibilities Studies

We have extensive experience in appraising investments in transport development and maintenance, which results in value for money prioritization either at project or network level.

Innovative Financing of Transport Projects

We provide advisory services for appropriate private sector financed funding options.

Construction Project Management

We assist clients to develop project implementation frameworks, which focus on quality, delivery time and cost control from design review to project cost assessment.

Our partners and associate partners have
the following consultancy experience:

  • Provided project management support in the implementation of the port and rail concessions.
  • Assisted in developing legal and regulatory frameworks for the port and rail sectors.
  • Technical assistance in the preparation of the Road Map and Outline Business Case for the Concession of Nigeria Railways.
  • Project Management Services for track rehabilitation of the Nigerian Railway Western and Eastern Lines.
  • Provision of oversight advice on the project management of the Nigerian Railway Modernisation Project from Kaduna to Idu.
  • Advisory support in the development of road and bridge assets management systems.
  • Managed the technical audit of the several federal road dualisation projects.
  • Identification of areas and selection of high priority rural roads in the five North-western States of Nigeria as part of the World Bank RAMS programme.
  • Provision of planning and engineering design services to Federal and States governments.
  • Provision of expert advice to Metrolink on a range of operational and related railroad infrastructure delivery strategies
  • Provision of project engineering support to London Underground Limited on maintenance, track renewal and upgrade including signalling works.
  • Advised Network Rail on the DownUnder Track Slap Project for the Cross Rail. The work included deep tunnel and station inter-change works
  • UK-based engineering design, project management and procurement support to Hampshire County Council, for the delivery of major highway projects.
  • Provision of training on the Road Data Management tools for rural road planning under the European Union funded support to the Government of Malawi.