What We Do

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We are looking to our future in the railway industry with continued enthusiasm and a commitment to improve everything we do.

To deliver the challenges set by a rapidly changing railway environment we constantly seek to adapt our behaviour and culture in order to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients and stakeholders. We have focused our business on providing best in class performance in key areas, which is demonstrated in the way that we deliver rail infrastructure projects.
Our approach to project delivery is to challenge the status quo through value management & value engineering, offering innovative solutions, whilst ensuring that output quality is guaranteed first time every time.

Core Skills & Competencies

  • Integrated infrastructure renewals
  • Survey and design
  • Provision of track renewals with both traditional and high output capability
  • Provision and operation of specialist on-track railway plant
  • Light rail and metro capability
  • Partnering with other major rail industry suppliers to deliver all facets of major multi-disciplinary projects
  • Management of turnkey railway projects
  • Overhead lines
  • Electro-mechanical activities
  • Electric power supply
  • Signalling
  • Manufacturing sleepers
  • Rail freight
  • COSS: controller of site safety (warning activity)
  • Rolling stock maintenance
Rail Infrastructure

Colas Rail is a leading provider of rail infrastructure services both nationally and globally from simple projects through to highly complex schemes.

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Rail Services

We are a company focused on flexibility, efficiency and reliability, working in partnership with our customers offering our expertise across our core service areas.

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Urban Rail

We aim to provide affordable, urban transportation systems to connect residents and enhance local communities, while positively impacting the environment.

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High Speed

With more than 35 years’ experience in High-Speed line, our established design process has enabled us to deliver successful projects and even break a few records.

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“Our leadership in this industry is directly linked to our attention to our customers’ needs, executing effective solutions to meet and exceed expectations and our talented staff’s dedication to achieving success.”

IAN ANDERSON –
MANAGING DIRECTOR, COLAS RAIL URBAN

Our Capabilities

We are a multi-disciplined railway engineering company and offer a wide range of capabilities to our customers both in the UK and internationally.