• Design and consultancy

Rail Design and Consultancy

We offer holistic design and consultancy services in Regional, Suburban, Metro, High-speed and Light Rail transport systems in the following areas:


  • Permanent Way: Design, track materials and rolling stock
  • Bridges and Tunnels: Design, technical assistance and clearance analysis           
  • OLE Systems: Design of electrical protection and the OLE system
  • Signalling and EMF: Signalling design, advice and technical assistance
  • Civil Construction and Low Voltage: Design / Technical Assistance

Transportation studies

  • Technical transport studies;
  • Conceptual designs;
  • Analysis for Railway Infrastructure; and
  • Constructability and feasibility studies

 Engineering and management consultancy:

  • Planning, cost control and procurement
  • Project planning and scheduling
  • Launch, control of execution and closing of the contract
  • Construction Management / Supervision / Inspection
  • Environmental audits, quality and safety in construction design, management, coordination and inspection phases
  • Technical audits/inspections
  • RAMS
  • Testing of bridges and tunnels
  • Geotechnical monitoring
  • Topographical survey and monitoring
  • Survey

Through a mature relationship with our overseas design partner Quadrante, we are able to offer scale for larger, more complex design projects, supported by UK local expertise, we provide a highly qualified and experienced team that is available to support the UK market with sustainable resources across rail engineering disciplines, such as infrastructure, superstructure and railway systems

Hedson Rail are proud to announce that we have joined The 5% Club demonstrating our support to industry resource challenges and the development of our own people. The 5% Club is an industry led initiative focussed on driving momentum into the recruitment of apprentices, graduates and…

Due to the success of our project engineering and construction service to Network Rail on The Greater West on TVA, Hedson Rail and our expert team of design and site engineers and construction management has now moved west into the Wales part of the project.

Experts in UK rail design and construction
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