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Track

VolkerRail's detailed understanding of track design, construction, renewal and replacement techniques has derived from years of experience on high speed main lines, commuter routes, freight lines, depots, sidings and private industrial locations.

We have the capability to deliver works across all types of permanent way (p-way) , and our skills range covers every aspect of p-way renewals; from component exchange to the highest technical levels of mechanised on-track machine activity and track construction, including the design, plan, supply and installation of:

  • Plain line (all gauges and construct types)
  • Switches and crossings (all construction types)
  • Track construction in/on slabs and road surfaces
  • Crane rails
  • Level crossing renewals
  • Harmelen Level crossings
  • Track lowering
  • Switching and crossing remodelling, using the new modular techniques and tilting wagons

Our in-house specialist teams have successfully delivered projects for a vast range of clients, each with different site specific requirements, complexities, timescales and standards from inception to physical completion at site and hand back.

We also offer re-sleepering/re-timbering, re-railing, component overhaul, tolerance and adjustment/correction, ballasting and management of operating mechanisms and switches.

Track maintenance

Our in-house specialist teams have successfully delivered projects for a vast range of clients, each with different site specific requirements, complexities, timescales and standards.

We also offer a fully comprehensive asset management service which provides infrastructure managers with an integrated maintenance solution. Services  include:

  • Maintenance and refurbishment of plain line and S&C
  • Track life extension works
  • Permanent way condition surveys and reports
  • Routine inspection, fault finding and patrolling
  • Signalling maintenance
  • OHLE and power distribution maintenance

Our in-house capability also includes a fleet of access, renewal and maintenance machines, which have been tailored to the requirements of urban rail infrastructure.

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