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Since entering the construction market in 1935 VolkerRail has become one of the UK’s leading multi-disciplinary railway infrastructure contractors, with over 70 years experience in both the heavy and light rail infrastructure sectors.

VolkerRail has a successful track record of delivering projects on the UK's national rail network, working with Network Rail and London Underground, as well as most of the light rail and tram organisations in the UK. We are also one of a few companies to hold a Railway Safety Case and train operators licence - enabling us to operate plant on mainline railways.

Our proud heritage, record of dependable delivery and our relentless focus on safety has earned us a strong reputation as a high performance company, working in harmony and partnership with our clients and stakeholders.

Our company aim is to stand out from the crowd in everything we do, by exceeding expectations.


We offer railway infrastructure services to the UK’s public and private sectors, including: Main line rail networks Branch line networks Underground mass transit networks...

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Our history

Over the years we have evolved to become a leading railway infrastructure contractor.

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Management team

This thriving business is led by a group of dedicated industry leaders who bring together a wide range of skills and experience that provide clients with the peace of mind that their projects are...

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Supply chain

Our supply chain is an integral part of VolkerWessels UK commitment to offering clients a quality service. We establish mutually rewarding, ongoing relationships with our suppliers and...

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Industry recognition

VolkerRail's reputation for delivering successful projects and the company’s high safety standards is recognised through the winning of a wide variety of respected awards from...

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Office locations

VolkerRail operates throughout the UK, using the wider network of VolkerWessels UK offices and sites available. 

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